BDS2 (Pre Clinical Skills Assessment Component) DENT2015

  • Academic Session: 2019-20
  • School: School of Medicine Dentistry and Nursing
  • Credits: 0
  • Level: Level 2 (SCQF level 8)
  • Typically Offered: Runs Throughout Semesters 1 and 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: No
  • Available to Erasmus Students: No

Short Description

This course enables students to be graded for the Pre Clinical Skill Assessment (PCSA) in BDS2 - Year 2 of Bachelor of Dental Surgery (Clinical Dentistry)


Please see DENT2002 for timetable

Requirements of Entry

Satisfactory completion of BDS1




Pre-clinical Skills Assessment (PCSA), 140 minutes in total.

Main Assessment In: April/May

Course Aims

To build on the first year curriculum by providing learning opportunities and experiences that expand and deepen understanding of the scientific foundations of clinical practice.

To provide learning opportunities and experiences, including the direct care of patients, that begin the development of clinical skills and that will lead to the attainment of competence in the more basic of these skills in this year.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

Please see DENT2002 for ILOs for BDS2

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

To obtain an overall 'Pass' a minimum of Grade D in each of the three components in the exemption assessment; or the first or second diet is required.