University College Cork


Course Name Dentistry
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK702
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters BDS (Hons)
Duration 5 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+H4 in Chemistry and either Physics or Biology and O6/H7 from Irish, English, another language and Maths.

Student Garda Vetting
A condition of enrolment on this programme is that all incoming students have cleared the vetting process in accordanc...

Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+To compete for a place as a school leaver, an applicant must satisfy the minimum entry requirements as well as any specific programme requirements, and then compete on the basis of the results obtained in their school leaving examinations.


Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

LCVP can be counted for points scoring purposes only and cannot be counted as one of the six subjects to satisfy minimum entry requirements.
Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature Students
UCC reserves places for mature students on almost all undergraduate degree programmes. Mature students do not need Leaving Certificate points to enter UCC. However, some degree programmes have specific educational requirements and i...

Alternative Entry For information on alternative entry go to:
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places Approx. Intake 26
Mature Entry Places Approx. Intake 2
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2020 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2020 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2020 CAO Handbook): F...

Course Content

Dentistry provides a rewarding career in the provision of oral healthcare. It is satisfying not only in terms of performing highstandard clinical procedures, but also in terms of social interaction. The dentist also fulfils an importan...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules
AN1005 Principles of Human Structure for Dentistry (5 credits); AN1006 Topographical Anatomy (10 credits); BC1024 Introduction to Biomolecules and Metabolic Pathways (10 credits); PL1001 Introduction to Physiology for Dentistry I (5 c...

Modules Link Web Page - Click Here
Careers or Further Progression


Graduates of this course develop an ability to listen to and engage with patients and to deliver clinical care to a high technical level. This clinical care is grounded in a deep theoretical knowledge-base, reinforced by key problem-solvin...

Further Enquiries Ann-Marie Doran,
Dental School Office
T: +353 (0)21 490 1163
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2020 613 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2019 590
2018 589 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)