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Dental Public Health MSc

Dental Public Health MSc

King's College London

Denmark Hill Campus, London, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    35
  • Degree MSc
  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 12 months

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The course challenges students 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. The 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. For UK graduates, career paths may include consultants in dental public health, directors of community dental services, PhD studies and senior academics in universities. For overseas graduates, career paths include directors of community dental services, senior academics in universities which includes setting up departments of dental public health.