King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Dental Public Health

The programme challenges you to think critically about oral health at population level. Subjects covered include the philosophy and principles of dental public health; the major health problems of a community (and their determinants); the organisation and delivery of oral health services; research methods, epidemiology and statistics; methods of control and prevention of oral and dental diseases; planning and evaluation for oral health; and social and behavioural sciences as applied to dentistry.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (2.1 or above) in a relevant subject plus an interest in the following: dental public health; community dentistry; preventive programmes; health promotion; special needs care; evidence of experience of research, report writing or relevant knowledge.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by written examination; one practical module, involving written, practical and oral examinations; one research module, involving the submission of a research project report including a literature review.

Sponsorship information

Overseas students apply for scholarships from the World Health Organisation, or the British Council or the Association of Commonwealth Universities; overseas applicants must apply in their own countries to the appropriate organisation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 20,160 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Denmark Hill Campus Southwark SE5 8AF South East

Key information

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020 3299 2561