Master in Dental Public Health (MDPH)
Why choose the Master in Dental Public Health (MDPH) at Sheffield?
The programme provides students with a strong grounding in the fundamental principles of Dental Public Health that focus on the art of preventing oral diseases, promoting oral health and improving quality of life.
The MDPH is suited to all clinical professionals and has been designed to help those who may wish to prepare for part 1 of the MFPH examination. You will also study alongside other students from the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR). As a result students have the opportunity to share their learning with those studying for the Master in Public Health.
Most candidates have a dental (or medical) degree with preferably one year of postgraduate experience.
English language: IELTS 6.5 with at least 5.5 in each component. This certificate cannot be more than 2 years old from the start date of the programme.
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There is no formal closing date for applications.
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The MDPH has been designed to provide a progression from the fundamentals to more advanced topics and finally on to dissertation. The course provides a range of generic transferable skills including tuition of basic study skills such as essay writing, referencing, and searching literature. The School also provides personal academic and pastoral support to all students.
The content of our courses is reviewed annually to make sure it’s up-to-date and relevant. Individual modules are occasionally updated or withdrawn. This is in response to discoveries through our world-leading research; funding changes; professional accreditation requirements; student or employer feedback; outcomes of reviews; and variations in staff or students numbers. In the event of any change we will consult and inform students in good time and take reasonable steps to minimise disruption.
Aims and objectives
The MDPH seeks to provide students with an in depth understanding of the issues in dental public health principles and practice, and apply this to the specific challenges in delivery, planning and management of health services in their national context.
Subjects covered include: