Taught course

Dental Public Health

Institution
UCL Institute of Education · Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

All applicants must normally hold an approved dental or medical qualification. Applicants must be confident using computers and show evidence of numeracy (e.g. GCSE Mathematics or Statistics).

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: Standard.

Further information can be found on our English language requirements http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/life/international/english-requirements page.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The internationally renowned Dental Public Health MSc at UCL offers a challenging and innovative programme of study. Based in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, a particular strength of the programme is the focus on exploring the application of public health philosophy to dental public health issues.

UCL is one of the world's pioneering universities with a reputation for high quality research. Located in the heart of London it is a stimulating and exciting environment in which to study.

Epidemiology and Public Health is a friendly, thriving multidisciplinary department. Staff, specialising in biology, dentistry, economics, epidemiology, medicine, psychology, public health, statistics and sociology, aim to develop a better understanding of health and prevention of ill health through vigorous research at a global, national and local level. This knowledge is applied via teaching and contributions to national and international health policy and the wider public understanding on health.

Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years; Flexible: 2-5 years;

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Assessment

The programme is designed to encourage maximum student participation and involvement, and is based upon small group teaching seminars, where a questioning approach is actively encouraged, enabling students to challenge the basis for current dental policy and practice. Assessment is through internal assignments, examination, oral presentation and the research dissertation.

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)20 3370 1214