Taught course

Dental Public Health

Institution
King's College London · Dental Institute
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A bachelor's degree with 2:1 honours in a relevant subject plus an interest in dental public health, community dentistry, preventive programmes, health promotion, and/or special needs care.

Evidence of experience of research, report writing or relevant knowledge is desirable.

Months of entry

September

Course content

A dynamic course that 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.

Research themes include the social determinants of oral health inequalities, the burden of oral diseases on individuals and society, and health services research, including dental workforce.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Jane Elliott
Email
jane.elliott@kcl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 3299 2561