Master in Dental Public Health (MDPH)
School of Clinical Dentistry,
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health
On this course, you’ll develop an in-depth understanding of dental public health practice. You'll be able to apply your understanding to 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.
Once you've graduated, you’ll also be able to understand and carry out health services research and apply key findings into dental public health practice.
This course often produces the researchers of the future, with many students progressing to study for a PhD.
- Introduction to Public Health
- Dental Public Health: Foundation and Theory
- Health Promotion
- Dental Public Health: Application and Critique
- Research Methods in Clinical Dentistry
- Sociology of Health and Illness
- Introduction to Statistics
- Health and Social Justice
You’ll learn from lectures, small group work, independent study and an 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
- 1 year full-time
- 2 years part-time
A dental degree, health-related degree or evidence of adequate experience with at least one year’s postgraduate experience.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS score of 6.5 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's a quick and easy process.
+44 114 215 9318 or +44 114 215 9319
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.