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
Duration 5 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Minimum grade H4 in Chemistry and H4 in either Physics or Biology. Minimum grade O6/H7 in four other subjects. Subjects must include Irish, English, another language and Mathematics.

Students are subject to Garda vetting and Fitness to Practise,
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

If you present the Irish Leaving Certificate you need to present six recognised subjects, selected according to course requirements, you must obtain a minimum grade H5 in two subjects and minimum grade O...

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

To be eligible to compete for a place as a mature student, you must be 23 years of age on or before 1 January 2022 and apply via by 1 February. Please check out the CAO website for more information on the app...

Alternative Entry For information on alternative entry go to:
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Number of Places Approx. available places 20
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Dentistry provides a rewarding career in the provision of oral health care and is satisfying not only in terms of performing high-standard clinical procedures but also in terms of social interaction. The dentist also fulfill...

All modules are 5 credits unless otherwise stated.
AN1005 Principles of Human Structure for Dentistry,
AN1006 Topographical Anatomy (10 credits),
BC1024 Introduction to Biomolecules and Metabolic Pathways (10 credits),
PL1001 Introduction to Physiology for Dentistry I,
PL1002 Introduction to Physiology for Dentistry II (10 credits),
OH1001 Fundamentals of Dentistry I (15 credits),
OH1002 Fundamentals of Dentistry II.
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Careers or Further Progression

Our undergraduate degree serves as a solid foundation to pursue further career options. On graduation you will have a qualification with an international reputation that leads to registration with the Dental Council of Irel...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Ann-Marie Doran
Tel: +353 (0)21 490 1163


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Points History
Year Points
2021 625 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2020 613 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2019 590