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University of Dundee

Dental Public Health

The course explores careers in government based/national public health programmes of dental public health.

Entry requirements

Applicants are normally required to hold a 1st Class or 2.1 Honours degree in a health related topic and/or in subjects including dentistry; dental therapy/hygiene; the social sciences; and medical science. Applications are also considered from others who, although not graduates, are exceptionally well qualified in terms of seniority and experience. IELTS of 6.5, with minimum of 6.0 in the Writing component and a preferred 6.0 in the other 3 components (no component below 5.5) (or equivalent), if the 1st language is not English.

Course modules

Semester 1: public health; epidemiology; basic statistics; behavioural sciences; dental public health. Semester 2 (part 1): research methods; intermediate statistics; health promotion; oral epidemiology. Semester 2 (part 2): behavioural sciences for dental public health.; oral health promotion.

Assessment methods

Performance is monitored by continuous assessment throughout the programme. Written and oral examinations are held in December, March and May.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
Full-time £ 6,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
Full-time £ 15,950 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
Full-time £ 6,500 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 12 months
Full-time £ 6,500 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Dundee City Campus Dundee DD1 4HN Scotland

Key information

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01382 383838