Cardiff University / Prifysgol Caerdydd  School of Dentistry BDS 

Available Courses: 
Dental Surgery (BDS) A200. 
Dental Surgery with a preliminary year (BDS) A204. 
Dental Therapy and Hygiene (BSc) B752. 
Dental Hygiene (Diploma) B750. 
 
In welsh is called "Prifysgol Caerdydd", was founded in 1883, but still is the third oldest university institution in Wales. it is composed of three colleges: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Biomedical and Life Sciences; and Physical Sciences and Engineering. In 2017 was considered by the Sunday Times as the best centre of excellence in Wales and is very well known for a strong capacity of research and investigation. 

Undergraduate Dentistry courses 

About the Training 
 
The undergraduate program consist of 5 year of training, based in the School of Dentistry, located in the University Dental Hospital on Cardiff University‚Äôs Heath Park campus. The only one on its kind in Wales, housing the latest dental technology advances. 
 
Students benefit from early clinical exposure in year one. 
Integrated learning alongside other dental students. 
The BDS course is delivered in the only Dental hospital in Wales 
The course offers extensive clinical training in the University Dental Hospital clinics in addition to outreach clinical teaching facilities in purpose built education units, community dental service clinics and district general hospitals. 
Teaching on the BDS programme is integrated, so the trainee will learn the scientific and pathological processess and relate all this knownledge to patients needs, clinic and provide the treatment in a very effectively way. 
 
Learning and Teaching 
Lectures. 
Small groups seminars and tutorials. 
Individual teachig on clinics. 
E-learning. 
Project works (individually or groups). 
Encouraging to develop research topics. 
Problem solving exercises. 
Practical classes and simulations. 
 
Assessments 
Students will be measured across four domains identified by the General Dental Council: clinical, communication, professionalism, management and leadership (according to the GDC-Preparing for Practise guidelines 2012). 

Postgraduate programmes 

Cardiff University is wide known for their research training and investigation experience. Every postgraduate taught, offers a way not only for clinical specialisation but for developing research training in the biomedical sciences. 
 
Postgraduate 
 
For more information about project funding and how to apply, please contact their postgraduate office: 
 
dentalpgadmissions@cardiff.ac.uk 
+44 (0)29 2074 2544/8797 
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