MRes Dental Public Health / Overview

Year of entry: 2021

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Degree awarded
MRes
Duration
1 year FT, 2 years PT, 3-5 years PT
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.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
200
How to apply

Please apply via our online application form . See the application and selection section for details of the supporting documents we require.

We recommend that you apply as early as possible. We reserve the right to close applications if the course is full.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MRes N N Y Y

Course overview

  • 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 5th in the UK and in the top 25 in the world for Dentistry (QS World University Rankings 2020).
  • 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.

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Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2021, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MRes (full-time distance learning)
    UK students (per annum): £10,000
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £19,500
  • MRes (part-time distance learning)
    UK students (per annum): £1,000 per 15 credits and £2000 for dissertation
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £1,950 per 15 credits and £3,900 for dissertation

Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.

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

All fees for entry may be subject to a yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year.

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.

You may be eligible for a postgraduate loan if you choose the one-year full-time or two-year part-time course. Please check the government's eligibility criteria.

The course fees include all the tuition, technical support and assessments required for the course, but you are likely to incur some additional costs:

  • maximum of one core text book per unit (approximately £30 per book) where e-books are not available;
  • communication costs for internet use and telephone;
  • a statistical software package (approximately £20).

A copy of the statistical software for Practical Statistics for Population Health will be provided free for all international fee-paying students.

Costs may also be incurred for travel, subsistence and accommodation charges during the following optional events or units:

  • the residential (first year)blended learning units in the Arts and Public Health, Intercultural Public Health, Infection, Prevention & Control, Engaging the Hard to Reach for Health Gain blended learning unitthe Geneva Winter School (did not run in 2020)

In 2020/21 our residential and blended units were be online.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Contact details

School/Faculty
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 0604
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/study/public-health-data/
School/Faculty
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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