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Study Graduate Entry in English in Europe
+What is 3-Year or 4-Year with BSc Degree Graduate Entry Dentistry?

4-Year Graduate Entry Programme

  • New Vision University (NVU) and Caucasus International University (CIU) in Georgiaoffer the 4-Year Graduate Entry Dentistry Programme to graduates who have a Bachelor’s Degree in a science-related area of study such as Biomedical Science.
  • Students begin their studies in the second year of the five-year course.
  • Candidates do not sit exams and must submit analytical academic transcripts to apply.
  • The Graduate Dentistry Programme offers a four year fast-track towards obtaining an international qualification.
  • Graduate entry dentistry programmes allow candidates to commence studies in a later year, thereby enabling them to save time and money.
  • The course involves pre-clinical modules for one year then three years of clinical rotations in Georgian hospitals at NVU.
  • This is an ideal pathway into dentistry for those seeking to enhance their education and job prospects as they graduate with a globally recognised dentistry degree.
  • The Transcript Evaluation Team at Study Medicine Europe (SME) is authorised to assess candidate’s graduate programme applications (including evaluating paperwork from Bachelor’s studies and academic transcripts); see the Graduate Entry Assessment Process tab for all details.
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3-Year or 4-Year Graduate Entry Dentistry

  • Study at universities in Ukraine that offer 3-Year Graduate Entry Dentistry Programme to graduates who have a science-related Bachelor’s Degree (BSc).
  • Studies commence at Ukrainian universities in Year Two or Year Three of the 5-Year Undergraduate Dentistry Programme.
  • Applications require submission of analytical academic transcripts and there are no entry exams for Bogomolets National Medical University, Uzhhorod National University, and Zaporizhzhia State Medical University.
  • Every Ukrainian university offers the 3-Year or 4-Year Graduate Entry Course to non-BSc Bachelor’s Degree applicants.
  • These rigorous programmes attract many international students and are taught in English.
  • Graduate entry dentistry involves clinical modules with students gaining professional experience of dentistry fundamentals.
  • Students graduate with a high-level degree, in a shorter time frame, and can practise dentistry internationally.
  • Graduates from Ukrainian dentistry programmes work internationally including in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
  • The Study Medicine Europe (SME) Transcript Evaluation Team is authorised to assess all applications, including academic transcript and Bachelor’s Degree evaluation, for the graduate programme; please refer to the Graduate Entry Assessment Process tab below for key details.
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+What are the On-Campus Study Options in Derby, UK?
  • Graduate dentistry students at NVU in Georgia will soon have the option to study pre-clinical dentistry modules on-campus in Derby, in the UK.
  • The university is adding a new campus to its facilities and has purchased a 44,000 sq. ft. building to convert to a modern UK Campus.
  • Dentistry students will commence on-campus pre-clinical modules in late 2021.
  • NVU will offer the following UK campus study option for graduate students:
    ○ 4-Year Graduate Dentistry – Year One of pre-clinical modules
  • Dentistry students studying on-campus at NVU UK will benefit from facilities including dentistry training equipment, research laboratories, digital learning zones, and lecture and seminar spaces.
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+What Universities Offer Graduate Entry Dentistry Courses in Europe?
  • Ukrainian universities are highly regarded in the academic and medical community for international students and their graduates receive globally-recognised qualifications.
  • The rich academic history of Ukraine is embedded in their tertiary institutions, with students studying at Ukrainian medical universities enjoying reasonable living costs and low tuition fees starting from only $3,800 per annum.
  • For graduate students, there are a diverse range of study options for Dentistry with three-year programmes offering accelerated study and advanced skill development.
  • Graduate applicants to the 3-Year or 4-Year Dentistry Programme have guaranteed acceptance with the only prerequisite a Bachelor of Science.
  • The Graduate 3-Year or 4-Year Dentistry Programme sees students commence their accelerated dentistry studies in Year Two or Year Three of the 5-Year Undergraduate Dentistry Programme.
  • Students graduating from the three-year dentistry programme are qualified with an international dentistry degree that enables them to be employed worldwide.
  • Students can study Graduate Dentistry at Bogomolets National Medical University, Uzhhorod National University, and Zaporizhzhia State Medical University.
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  • Georgia boasts many of Europe’s leading medical schools and offers students internationally-accredited degrees with global recognition.
  • Students can affordably study in Georgia with tuition fees starting from $5,000 and a balanced lifestyle while studying for a highly-paid Dentistry career.
  • Graduates can apply for the New Vision University and Caucasus International University (CIU) accelerated 4-Year Graduate Programme with no entrance exams.
  • The 4-Year Graduate Programme commences in the third year of the undergraduate 5-Year Dentistry Programme. The only prerequisite is that students have a Bachelor of Science in a science-related field such as Biomedical Science.
  • Georgian universities have great prestige and the region’s programmes receive consistently high worldwide ratings in school directories, including: WHO (World Health Organization), FAIMER (Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research), IMED (International Medical Education Directory) and the AVICENNA.
  • For students studying dentistry, Georgian universities have a rigorous curriculum with emphasis on practical learning and skill development with laboratories, surgeries, research, and extensive clinical programmes in dentistry environments.
  • After completing the first year of pre-clinical studies, students will proceed to clinical studies for the final three years of the programme.
  • Some Georgian medical universities will have a range of funding options available such as Student Loans and Scholarships.
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+What are the Entry Requirements for Graduate Entry Dentistry in Europe?
  • Candidates who already have a bachelor’s (BSc) degree are eligible for graduate entry Dentistry.
  • Applicants will need to provide an academic transcript of their bachelor’s degree in addition to the usual admission documents.
+What is the Graduate Entry Assessment Process?
  • SME facilitates the application and entry to Dentistry Programmes in Georgia and Ukraine for graduates with a Bachelor’s Degree in a science-related field with no entrance exams for successful applicants.
  • SME Assesses applications to the Graduate Programme with the following steps:
    1. Completion of the due diligence process on behalf of the medical university
    2. Comparison of the transcripts of the students from their past studies with the study programme of the medical university
    3. Submission of the comparison for approval to both the respective ministry of education and the medical university itself.
  • SME exclusively offers the 3-Year or 4-Year Graduate Entry Dentistry Programme on behalf of our European partner universities for students who meet the entry requirements.
+What Funding Options are Available?
Student Loans
  • Student loans are available that can cover 50% of annual tuition fees for the period of a full academic year.
  • At our Student Loans information page, there is more information including loan repayments and eligibility requirements.
  • You can win one of five New Vision University Scholarships when you attend a Study Medicine Europe Open Day.
  • Academic Scholarships are also available for successful students who pass all of their subjects. This scholarship covers 25% of the following study year’s academic fees.
  • Our Scholarships page has more details about NVU scholarships.
+Why Study Graduate Entry Dentistry in Europe?
  • Europe’s dental universities are highly renowned institutions known for the theoretical and clinical training offered to students.
  • Universities throughout Europe attract international students for the opportunity to study in medical schools with an established history of academia and clinical excellence.
  • Programmes are taught entirely in English and students build extensive local and international networks.
  • Each institution has its own high-level partnerships and research projects that students benefit from.
  • Every European university has world-class facilities for students to learn and develop clinical skills for dentistry.
  • Students can enjoy a balanced and affordable lifestyle and connect with fellow international, and local, students.
+Dental Council Requirements for Recognising Dentistry Degrees
  • Prior to application for the Overseas Registration Exam, international dental graduates must submit a record of their clinical experience and dental degree.
  • The General Dental Council (GDC) in the UK specifies a minimum of 1600 hours of clinical experience which:
    • Comprise hours spent completing appropriate investigations and/or administering dental treatment
    • Do not comprise time spent observing dentists or assisting other dentists/dental students
  • The 1600 hours of clinical experience can be:
    • From during the dental degree,
    • During post-qualification experience, or,
    • A combination of degree and post-qualification experience
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+Is Online Study Offered?
  • Online studies (distance learning studies), are not currently recognised by any of the world’s Dental Councils.
  • Online study is not offered as a study option.
  • When dentistry graduates apply for registration, all Dental Councils assess the evidence of studies, including online study:
    ○ Students are advised to have a formal explanation prepared, on request, including evidence and exception documentation for online studies completed during Covid-19.
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