Academic year: 2021/2022
Type: Bachelor's Degree
ECTS Credits: 324
Length of programme (full time): 5 YEARS
Mode of delivery: Face-to-face
Level of qualification: Máster (MECES level 3 - EQF level 7)
Model of study: Full-time (42-60 ECTS per school year)
Academic Information for mobility students
Work-based learning (Practicum): Yes
Language(s) of instruction Spanish
More info: programme website
Name: FRANCISCO LUIS, MESA AGUADO / fmesa@uKUU5OSYoUtgZgr.es
Faculty of Dentistry / Granada campus
Field(s) of education and training (ISCED-F)
- Dental studies (0911)
The Bachelor’s Degree in Dentistry qualifies graduates for professional practice (Order CIN/2136/2008, BOE of 19 July 2008). Its main objective is to train dental practitioners and provide them with the skills necessary to meet the dental health demands of society.
For this purpose, dental students will acquire the knowledge and clinical skills necessary to independently practice dentistry. The degree programme also facilitates the acquisition of knowledge, skills, attitudes, behaviours, and continuing dental education for professional development.
1. Acquire the learning skills necessary for autonomous professional development.
2. Know the basic scientific foundations, professional values, attitudes, and ethical behaviour related to dentistry.
3. Collect and critically evaluate available information.
4. Have an in-depth knowledge of the biomedical sciences upon which dentistry is based to guarantee high-quality dental care.
5. Know the general characteristics of diseases, pharmacology, and possible emergencies in dental practice.
6. Develop clinical skills for diagnosis and prognosis of dental disorders, and the planning of dental treatment .
7. Plan and carry out a multidisciplinary, sequential, and integrated dental treatment for patients of all ages and conditions as well as for those with special needs.
8. Be familiar with the National Health System, related health legislation, dental clinic management, effective use of health resources, and the integration of the dentist into health services.
9. Perform dental treatments on patients of all ages. Therapeutic procedures should be minimally invasive within the context of a comprehensive and integrated approach to dental treatment.
10. Acquire suitable clinical experience under appropriate supervision. This clinical training will have a final evaluation of skills.
Name of title awarded in original language
Graduado o Graduada en Odontología
– The student must prove the level B1, in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
– The student has to complete the ECTS credits of the study program distributed as follows:
Basic Formation (60 ECTS)
Obligatory (204 ECTS)
Optional (30 ECTS)
Practicum (24 ECTS)
Final degree project (6 ECTS)
Access to a regulated profession
Professional Status Dentist
Applicable regulations The profession of dentistry is regulated in the Resolution by the Spanish Council of Ministers of 8 February 2008 (published in the Official Spanish Gazette, dated 27 February 2008) Order CIN/2136/2008, dated 3 July, establishes the requirements for the verification of official university degrees that license graduates to practice the profession of dentistry.
Access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is granted to students with the following degrees/ diplomas or studies, or any other recognized as equivalent to these:
A.1. Spanish Bachiller, European Baccalaureate or International Baccalaureate.
A.2. Baccalaureate from European Union Member States’ education systems or other countries withinternational agreements.
A.3. Advanced Technician in Vocational Training, Advanced Technician in Plastic Arts and Design orAdvanced Technician in Sports Education, from the Spanish Education System.
A.4.Studies carried out in European Union Member States or in other countries with international reciprocal agreements which meet the academic requirements in those States to access their university studyprogrammes.
A.5. Official Spanish university degrees of Diplomado, Arquitecto Técnico, Ingeniero Técnico, Licenciado, Arquitecto, Ingeniero, Graduado or Máster Universitario.
A.6. Partial (foreign or Spanish) university studies.
Access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is also possible for:
B.1. People over twenty-five after successfully passing a specific access test.
B.2. People over forty with work or professional experience related to a university field of knowledge.
B.3. People over forty-five after successfully passing a specific access test.
Likewise, access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is granted to:
C.1. People meeting the requirements to enter university according to the Spanish Education Systemregulations prior to Ley Orgánica 8/2013, of December 9.
In the Spanish university system, modules/courses are graded on a scale of 0 to 10 points with the following qualitative equivalence:
0-4,9: «suspenso»; 5-6,9: «aprobado»; 7-8,9: «notable»; 9-10: «sobresaliente». A special mention, «Matrícula de Honor» may be granted to up to 5% of the students in a group provided they have got a «sobresaliente». To pass a module/course is necessary to get at least 5 points.
In cases of recognition of ECTS, professional experience, cultural or sports activities, or student representation no grading will be recorded but, where appropriate, the word «Apto».
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