Graduate Applicants to 5 year Dentistry Watch
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Last edited by goodstandards; 04-08-2009 at 17:27.
- 31-07-2009 20:29
- 03-08-2009 16:34
Why not apply to the 4-year courses? Yes they are more competitive (7 applicants to every place on the GPEP this year at Kings, compared to 6 applicants for every place on the 5-year course) , but you seem to have all the right academics for the 4-year courses, and you only need one place!!!!!!
I believe that Universities like to have a mix of students, but I am not sure if they have "quotas".
Good Luck with your application.
(Original post by goodstandards)
Just wondered if anyone could be of help.
I recently graduated from King's with a 2.1 in Pharmacology. I have AAB at A-level in Biology, Chemistry and Physics respectively as well as a B in AS-level Maths.
I want to apply to a five year dental course but was wondering if there are any dental schools which impose quotas on graduates that anyone here might know about?
As I have met the grades at A-level for the schools I plan to apply to and also possess a degree does that confer an advantage? Can I be considered alongside all other A-level applicants?
I take it graduate 4 year courses are more competitive.
Thanks in advance.
- 05-08-2009 16:31
You will be considered as a different entity to the A-level entrants, thus you will be assessed on a graduate criteria, and in many cases grad places are limited. Not sure if its an advantage as you'll be competing against those with similar qualifications or experience. I'd say your supplementary factors would be more important - manual dexterity proof, work experince in dentistry or in work after your BSc.