MRes Dental Public Health / Overview
Year of entry: 2017
- Degree awarded
- 2-5 years PT or standalone units
- Entry requirements
We require one of the following:
- a recognised primary degree in a dental subject and a preferred minimum of two years' post-qualification experience;
- a degree (minimum Lower Second) in a non-clinical science or social science subject and preferably two years of work experience in an area with a link to oral health.
In all cases, the degree held must be from a recognised institution.
- How to apply
Apply for this course by completing our online application form . See the Application and selection section for details of the supporting documents we require with your completed form.
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- Develop a critical evidence-based approach to planning services and improving oral health at a population level, covering biostatistics, epidemiology and evidence-based practice.
- Prepare for an academic career in dentistry or a PhD by gaining research experience.
- Study at a university ranked 4th in the UK and in the top 25 in the world for dentistry (QS World University Rankings 2017).
- This course is recognised as part of training in the higher speciality of Dental Public Health and as preparation for the Diploma in Dental Public Health from the Royal College of Surgeons.
- Benefit from flexible learning thanks to the online and part-time nature of the course.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2017, the tuition fees are as follows:
MRes (full-time distance learning)
UK/EU students (per annum): £9,000
International students (per annum): £17,000
MRes (part-time distance learning)
UK/EU students (per annum): £900 per 15 credits and £3,600 for dissertation
International students (per annum): £1,700 per 15 credits and £6,800 for dissertation
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.
Some units may require a textbook costing approximately £30-£50. However, many course units use entirely online material rather than a textbook.
Other additional costs include communication costs for email, internet access and telephone when studying at home.
The residential course at the start of Year 1 is optional and incurs extra costs including travel and accommodation for one or two nights.
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