BDS Dental Surgery Queries on Admissions

J. D. Thomas made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to University of Glasgow

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Dear University of Glasgow,

I would like to request for information regarding the undergraduate BDS Dentistry admissions for GRADUATE students.

1) Please could you provide me an excel sheet containing all of the following information for the past 3 BDS Dentistry admission cycles: 2017/2018, 2018/2019 and 2019/2020 (if available). If you do not have information for the years requested, I kindly ask for you to provide the statistics for the next most recent 3 years of admissions.

* UCAT/UKCAT score cut-off
* Mean UCAT/UKCAT for offer holders
* Number of Applicants – Graduate and Non-Graduate (Scotland and RUK applicants listed separately)
* Number Interviewed – Graduate and Non-Graduate (Scotland and RUK applicants listed separately)
* Number of offers made – Graduate and Non-Graduate (Scotland and RUK applicants listed separately)

2) To what extent is the UCAT used in the selection process, when compared to academic qualifications (e.g. degree prediction, A-levels, GCSEs) and the personal statement?

3) Are graduates applying for the program given equal consideration to those applying without any higher education of such? Are graduates compared exclusively between graduates or between all applicants?

4) Is there a limit of the number of graduates to be given offers?

5i) To what extent will the A-Level grades of applying graduates be considered once over the threshold?
5ii) If the A-Level grades are to be more heavily considered, is there a point system, and how are the points awarded?

Yours faithfully,

J. D. Thomas

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Dear J D Thomas,

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2020 timed 18:37 hours.

 

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Dear J. D. Thomas,

Please find attached the University's response to your Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 request dated 31 May 2020 timed 18:37 hours.

Yours sincerely,

Data Protection and Freedom of Information Office

Direct Line: +44 (0)141 330 2523

University of Glasgow
Tay House
Glasgow G12 8QQ

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401