University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Dental Public Health

This course aims to enhances students' understanding of dental public health and the major oral health problems of a community. Students learn how to analyse problems to develop practical solutions that protect and promote the public's oral health. Study includes health services research and how to apply key findings in dental public health practice.

Entry requirements

A recognised dental degree, a 2.1 Honours degree, or a relevant professional qualification with at least 1 year's experience. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require an overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: introduction to public health; dental public health: foundations and theory; health promotion; dental public health: application and critique; introduction to statistics; sociology of health and illness; current concepts in dentistry; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by formal examinations, coursework assignments, dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MClinDent Full-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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