Graduate entry requirements for dentistry

This list is accurate as of 10th September 2020, please do check a university's website for certainty before you choose to apply there.

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  • Places available: 20
  • Degree: 2:1 in medical or health-related science degree from a UK university
  • A Level subjects: not specified
  • GCSE requirements: not specified
  • Admissions test: UCAT with 40% weighting


Degree: 2:1 in relevant life science subject. Must have taken academic study within last 3 years of applying 

Kings College London (KCL)

  • Places available: 20
  • Degree: 2:1 in a biosciences degree OR 2:2 with at least merit in a postgrad degree in a biosciences subject
  • A Levels: Grade B in Biology OR Chemistry; AND B in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths or Psychology at A Level
  • GCSEs: Grade 6 in English Language and Mathematics 
  • Admissions test: UCAT - overall score and banding considered

University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN)

  • Places available: 29
  • Typical offer: CCC
  • Degree: 2:1 in biomedical discipline
  • A Level subjects: 2 from biology, physics, chemistry or maths*
  • GCSE requirements: Grade 6 in Maths and English
  • Admissions test: none - has its own entrance exam
  • Resits: not specified

*BTECs as an alternative qualification to A Levels are not accepted.