Dental Public Health at University College Cork is the science of preventing oral diseases, promoting oral health and improving the quality of life through organised efforts. It concerns not only actions directed at populations as a whole, but also at the groups and individuals that make up populations.
Highly-trained public health specialists are required in Ireland and abroad to tackle issues such as health inequalities; their causes and solutions; communicable diseases; oral health; obesity; smoking and international health development.
The MSc Dental Public Health is an innovative course designed to offer multi-disciplinary academic and experiential development.
The course emphasises:
- student-directed learning
- multi-disciplinary teaching and learning
- problem solving
- skills training
- Principles and Practice of Public Health
- Applied Research for Public Health
- Public Health Informatics
- Leadership in Public Health
- Decision Analysis and Evaluation Methods in Health Care and Health Care Financing
- Critical Social Science Perspectives on Public Health
- Dental Public Health
- Preventive Dentistry
- Minor Thesis
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesPublic Health Dentistry View 82 other Masters in Public Health in Ireland
Prospective students must satisfy the following:
- Students accepted on the course should hold a BDS (Hons) Degree of the NUI or equivalent degree. Health care professionals, for example medical doctors, nurses or auxillary dental workers holding relevant degrees will also be considered.
- Include with application form a sample of their own written work
- Satisfy an interview board.
- All applicants should indicate on their application from their reasons for wishing to enter this programme and will be required to discuss these at interview.
International11620 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 11620 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA5850 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5850 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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