Master Dental Public Health (MDPH)
School of Clinical Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health
Dental professionals from all over the world come to Sheffield for postgraduate courses that enhance their careers.
About the course
Course description 2017
Develop an in-depth understanding of dental public health practice. Apply your understanding to the challenges in the delivery, planning and management of health services. You’ll learn how to critically analyse problems and find practical solutions that protect and promote oral health.
- Introduction to Public Health
- Dental Public Health: foundations and theory
- Health Promotion
- Dental Public Health: application and critique
- Research Methods in Clinical Dentistry
- Current Concepts in Dentistry
- Sociology of Health and Illness
- Introduction to Statistics; Dissertation
You’ll learn from lectures, small group work, independent study and applied research dissertation. Parts of the course are taught with students from other programmes. This creates a rich and lively environment for your learning.
Formal examinations, coursework assignments, dissertation.
- 1 year full-time
- 2 years part-time
You need a primary university dental degree from a recognised institution, and a minimum of two years’ post-qualification clinical experience.
You must also meet our health and Disclosure and Barring Service requirements for clinical courses.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
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