Getting into Dental School
For 2018 Entry
Dentistry courses are few and far between, so competition for places is fierce and the application process is tough. To secure your place you will need top A level grades, evidence of work experience and a passion for the subject that you can demonstrate at interview.
Packed with essential advice and useful tips to help you land a place on the dentistry course of your choice, Getting into Dental School takes an honest look at what it really takes to embark on your chosen career. It contains practical, detailed guidance on the entire application process including:
- Details of the dentistry courses available
- Tips on how to choose the best course for you
- How to prepare a brilliant personal statement
- Advice on making a great impression at interview
- Guidance on career pathways for dentists
Renee achieved grades A*A and won a place to study Dentistry at the University of Manchester
“The one-to-one support you get from MPW is so much more efficient compared to main stream schools and colleges. The individual help you get for applying to university which includes interview support is amazing."
Six essential things to do to prepare for a dentistry interview
The interview is one of the most demanding parts of a dentistry application. It is also your best chance to demonstrate your skills and ability to admissions tutors and it is essential to prepare thoroughly. Working through the six steps in this article will help you to prepare.
Your Dental School application from start to finish
Dentistry is a competitive discipline with high numbers of applicants per place. Prospective dentists will need to start preparing their application as many as three years in advance of their UCAS form. In this article we explore the different stages of the application timeline and how to make the most of each.
How to choose a Dental School
The General Dental Council (GDC) in the UK produces a prescribed set of learning outcomes for all dentistry courses but the way that universities achieve these outcomes differs from institution to institution so it is important that you do your research and choose the universities that you feel will best suit you. Studying undergraduate Dentistry is a five-year commitment so getting it right is very important.