Dental Science

Trinity College Dublin


Course Name Dental Science
Course Provider Trinity College Dublin
Course Code TR052
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Dublin Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters B.Dent.Sc. (Hons)
Duration 5 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+Minimum Entry Requirements: Irish Leaving Certificate

To be considered for admission to a degree course at the University you must:

Present six subjects, three of which must be at grade 5 or above on higher Leaving Certificate papers or at le...

Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Admission Requirements 2020

To qualify for admission to an honours degree course at the University you must:

1 meet the minimum entry requirements (see above).

2 satisfy course specific requirements (where applicable), see above.

3 whe...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme Link Modules
These modules are accepted for scoring purposes only and are awarded the following points: Distinction 66, Merit 46, Pass 28.
Mature Applicants

Expand+All undergraduate courses in Trinity are open to mature applicants. Mature student applicants are not required to satisfy the normal minimum entry requirements and are not required to meet competitive academic entry levels (e.g. Leaving Certificate p...

Alternative Entry Please Refer to:
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places Places 2019: 32
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

Expand+What is Dental Science?
Dental Science is the study of the oral cavity and the diseases associated with oral tissues. This five-year programme is designed to ensure that graduates can safely and effectively deliver the full range of primary dental c...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Your degree and what you’ll study
The curriculum is largely delivered in a problembased
learning format, which aims to provide you with the skills to continuously evaluate and update your knowledge and clinical practice throughout your profession...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Graduate skills and career opportunities
Graduates of the Dental Science programme in Trinity are widely recognised for their clinical experience and are highly sought after. There is a wide range of career options open to newly qualified dentists,...

Further Enquiries Get In Touch!
Tel: +353 1 612 7316 / +353 1 896 7301
Points History
Year Points
2019 590 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2018 590 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2017 589 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)