Dentistry BDS

BDS2(Written Examination Component) DENT2004

  • Academic Session: 2023-24
  • 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: Yes

Short Description

This Course Descriptor is for the written exam only in BDS2. Full information on the BDS2 course is contained in course descriptor DENT2002.


  Please see DENT2002 for timetable


DENT2003 (OSCE); DENT2015 (pre clinical skills); DENT2002 - BDS2


Components of summative assessments:


Professional examination consisting of:

Two written papers, the marks for which will be aggregated:

a) Ninety minute written paper (objective questions)

b) Three hour written paper (multiple short answer questions)

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 Learning Outcomes

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Not credit bearing. Credits are attached to DENT2002