Dentistry BDS

BDS3 (Written Examination Component) DENT3004

  • Academic Session: 2023-24
  • School: School of Medicine Dentistry and Nursing
  • Credits: 0
  • Level: Level 3 (SCQF level 9)
  • Typically Offered: Runs Throughout Semesters 1 and 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: No

Short Description

This course descriptor is for the written exam in BDS3 only. For full details of BDS see course descriptor DENT3002.


Please see DENT3002 for timetable.


Components of summative assessments:

Professional examination consisting of:

a) two written papers, the marks for which will be aggregated:

1. Two hour written paper (objective questions)

2. Three hour paper (longer questions)

b) Spot examination (anatomy)

Main Assessment In: April/May

Course Aims

To continue the development of clinical skills through integrated experience, teaching, learning and assessment.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

For Intended Learning Outcomes, please see DENT3002

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Non credit bearing