General information

Academic year: 2021/2022

Level: Bachelor

Type: Bachelor's Degree

ECTS Credits: 324

Length of programme (full time): 5 AÑOS

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)

More info: programme website

Language(s) of instruction Spanish


Programme coordinator

Name: FRANCISCO LUIS, MESA AGUADO / fmesa@u24Z1hQhgr.es


Faculty of Dentistry / Granada campus

Field(s) of education and training (ISCED-F)

  • Dental studies (0911)

Main focus

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.

Competences

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.

Programme qualification

Name of title awarded in original language

Graduado o Graduada en Odontología

Qualification requirements

– 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.


Programme courses

Course Name Year Period
APPLIED PREVENTIVE AND COMMUNITY DENTISTRY 4th Year 1st Semester
APPLIED SURGICAL PATHOLOGY 2nd Year 1st Semester
BASIC PREVENTIVE AND COMMUNITY DENTISTRY 2nd Year 1st Semester
BIOMORPHOLOGY AND MICROBIOLOGY OF THE STOMATOGNATHIC SYSTEM 1st Year 2nd Semester
COMPUTER SCIENCE APPLIED TO DENTISTRY 4th Year 1st Semester
DENTAL AESTHETICS 4th Year 2nd Semester
DENTAL MATERIALS, EQUIPMENT, INSTRUMENTATION AND ERGONOMICS 1 2nd Year 1st Semester
DENTAL MATERIALS, EQUIPMENT, INSTRUMENTATION AND ERGONOMICS 2 2nd Year 2nd Semester
DENTAL PATHOLOGY 2nd Year 1st Semester
DENTAL PROSTHETICS 1 2nd Year 2nd Semester
DENTAL PROSTHETICS 2 3rd Year 1st Semester
DENTAL PROSTHETICS 3 4th Year 1st Semester
DENTAL PROSTHETICS 4 4th Year 2nd Semester
DENTAL SURGERY 3rd Year 1st Semester
DENTISTRY IN SPECIAL PATIENTS 5th Year 2nd Semester
ENDODONTICS 3rd Year 2nd Semester
ENGLISH IN HEALTH SCIENCES: DENTISTRY 3rd Year 1st Semester
EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PUBLIC HEALTH 1st Year 2nd Semester
FORENSIC DENTISTRY 3rd Year 2nd Semester
GERODONTOLOGY 4th Year 2nd Semester
HISTORY OF DENTISTRY AND SCIENTIFIC DOCUMENTATION 3rd Year 1st Semester
HUMAN ANATOMY 1st Year 1st Semester
HUMAN BIOCHEMISTRY 1st Year 1st Semester
HUMAN HISTOLOGY 1st Year 1st Semester
HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY 1st Year 2nd Semester
IMPLANTOLOGY 5th Year 2nd Semester
INTEGRAL DENTAL CARE FOR ADULTS 1 5th Year 1st Semester
INTEGRAL DENTAL CARE FOR ADULTS 2 5th Year 2nd Semester
INTEGRAL DENTAL CARE FOR CHILDREN 5th Year 1st Semester
MEDICAL PATHOLOGY AND PATHOLOGICAL ANATOMY 1 2nd Year 1st Semester
MEDICAL PATHOLOGY AND PATHOLOGICAL ANATOMY 2 2nd Year 2nd Semester
MICROBIOLOGY AND HUMAN IMMUNOLOGY 1st Year 1st Semester
ORAL MEDICINE 1 2nd Year 2nd Semester
ORAL MEDICINE 2 4th Year 2nd Semester
ORAL SURGERY 1 3rd Year 2nd Semester
ORAL SURGERY 2 (2014 PLAN) 5th Year 1st Semester
OROFACIAL PAIN 4th Year 2nd Semester
ORTHODONTICS 1 2nd Year 2nd Semester
ORTHODONTICS 2 3rd Year 1st Semester
ORTHODONTICS 3 3rd Year 2nd Semester
PAEDIATRIC DENTISTRY 1 3rd Year 1st Semester
PAEDIATRIC DENTISTRY 2 4th Year 2nd Semester
PERIODONTOLOGY 1 3rd Year 2nd Semester
PERIODONTOLOGY 2 4th Year 1st Semester
PHARMACOLOGY 3rd Year 1st Semester
PLANNING IN THE DENTAL CLINIC 4th Year 2nd Semester
PSYCHOLOGY 1st Year 2nd Semester
RADIATION PROTECTION IN DENTISTRY 5th Year 1st Semester
RADIOLOGY AND LEGAL DENTISTRY 1st Year 2nd Semester
RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY AND CLINICAL ENDODONTICS 4th Year 1st Semester
STATISTICS 1st Year 1st Semester
UNDERGRADUATE DISSERTATION 5th Year

Admission information

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.

General regulations

Grading scale
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».

 

UGR Examination Regulations
https://docencia.ugr.es/sites/vic/docencia/public/inline-files/Normativa_de_evaluacion_y_calificacion_EN.pdf

 

More info on academic regulations at: 

https://ugrcat.ugr.es/en/about-ugr/#regulations

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