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MSc Dental Public Health (MDPH) / Overview

Year of entry: 2017

Degree awarded
Dental Public Health (MSc)
Duration
1 year FT, 2-5 years PT or standalone course units
Entry requirements
  • A degree in dentistry or a non-clinical subject and preferably two years of working experience. Normally the non-clinical degree will be in a science or social science subject (minimum 2:1 or equivalent GPA) and the individual will be working in some area with a link to oral health.
  • The degree held must be from a recognised institution.  
  • Applicants with other qualifications, research or professional experience will be considered for admission on an individual basis, although they may be required to register for a diploma in the first instance.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply online

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MDPH N N Y Y
PGCert N N Y Y
PGDip N N Y Y

Course description

This is a web-based distance-learning course that provides a combination of interactive online learning and project work to help you to develop a critical evidence-based approach to planning services and improving oral health at a population level.

A number of pathways can be followed through this programme leading to different awards, as follows:

  • Master of Dental Public Health (MDPH)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Dental Public Health (PGDip DPH)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Dental Public Health (PGCert DPH)

Course units may also be taken singly.

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2017, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MDPH (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £900 per 15 credits and £1,800 for dissertation
    International students (per annum): £1,700 per 15 credits and £3,400 for dissertation
  • PGCert (full-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £3,600
    International students (per annum): £6,800
  • PGCert (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £900 per 15 credits
    International students (per annum): £1,700 per 15 credits
  • PGDip (full-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £7,200
    International students (per annum): £13,600
  • PGDip (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £900 per 15 credits
    International students (per annum): £1,700 per 15 credits

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.

Additional expenses

The course fees include all the tuition, technical support and examinations required for the course, but there are some additional costs:
  • Maximum of one text book per course unit costs approximately £30 - £50 per book. Many course units have all material on-line and no textbook
  • Communication costs for email, internet access and telephone
The residential course: this is optional and does incur extra costs including travel and accommodation for 1-2 nights.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 5220
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/dentistry/
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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