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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 Upper 2nd Class degree in a health related topic and/or in subjects including dentistry, dental therapy/hygiene, the social sciences, and medical science. Applications will also be 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; health promotion; basic statistics; public health; research methods; dental public health; oral epidemiology; intermediate statistics; behavioural sciences; preparation for dissertation (optional).

Assessment methods

Performance is monitored by continuous assessment throughout the programme. Written and oral examinations are held in December and March. Examinations are graded pass (A to D) or fail. Students must pass in all written and oral examinations in order to progress from the Diploma onto the Master's.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MDPH Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MDPH Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MDPH Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,950 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MDPH Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MDPH Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MDPH Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01382 383838