Taught course

Dental Public Health

King's College London · Dental Institute

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 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 desirable.

Months of entry


Course content

A dynamic programme that challenges you to think critically about oral health at population level, providing practical and theoretical guidance for the Royal College of Surgeons of England Diploma in Dental Public Health examinations. Subjects covered include major health problems and current public health measures, epidemiology, prevention and control of oral and dental diseases, health education, and social and behavioural sciences. Research themes: stress and burnout amongst general dental practitioners; social and psychological impact of oral disease and social inequalities in oral health

Information for international students

For students whose first language is not English please visit our website for further information: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/pg/apply/langreq.html

Fees and funding

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. Home students are usually self-funded or sponsored by their employing organisation.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12-24 months

Course contact details

Jane Elliott
+44 (0)20 3299 2561