12 months
52500 AUD/year
11401 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Dental Public Health from University of Sydney focuses on the prevention of oral diseases and improving oral health at a population level, particularly among vulnerable populations. 


At Dental Public Health from University of Sydney learning opportunities are aimed at developing practical skills experience in dental public health; through problem identification, designing and implementing public health interventions, and policy analysis and development.

Students from this course will graduate with advanced skills in oral health surveillance, policy development, community-based disease prevention, health promotion, research and optimisation of oral health services and delivery.

Graduates from this course will need to have developed skills in evaluation and research in order to meet the competencies of a specialist in this area. Students who complete this program will be strongly placed to progress to study at PhD level to further their research training.


You could be involved in:

  • vital oral health promotion
  • health policy development
  • oral health surveillance
  • optimising dental care delivery
  • oral health research
  • up-skilling the oral health workforce.
  • providing essential dental services to disadvantaged populations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Policy and Planning
  • Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
  • Global Health Systems and Delivery
  • Quality and Safety in Health Care
  • Advanced Statistical Modelling
  • Health and Risk Communication
  • Public Health Advocacy
  • Advanced Qualitative Analysis and Writing
  • Public Health: Critical Challenges
  • Analysing Health Policy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 102403K
  • a bachelor or doctoral degree (or equivalent) in dentistry; or a bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field, and
  • a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree; or a qualification deemed by the faculty to be equivalent, and
  • performance in an interview.
  • English language results
  • Academic transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    52500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 52500 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11401 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11401 AUD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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