M.Sc. On Campus

Dental Public Health

University of Leeds

12 months
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The Dental Public Health course from University of Leeds can equip you with the understanding and skills to manage the competing demands, resource implications and expectations inherent in providing a 21st century public dental service. 


Dental public health offers you the opportunity to enhance professional, clinical and academic knowledge alongside others from multi-disciplinary backgrounds around the world.

The Dental Public Health course from University of Leeds will suit dental professionals or public health professionals who want to grow their knowledge, skills and commitment to develop equitable and fair dental health services. It includes tutors from outside the university environment and with specialist knowledge and experience in oral health protection and the management of dental services locally.

Career opportunities

There are dental public health opportunities at all levels of health service planning, government offices and health departments, health agencies and in academia.

Candidates studying our MSc in Dental Public Health may be eligible to continue their studies in the PhD or Doctor of paediatric dentistry programmes. If you’re interested in combining your studies in this way, please speak to Professor Gail Douglas, Dr Julia Csikar, Dr Richard Balmer or our admissions team before applying to find out more about your options.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods Ethics and Statistics
  • Transferable Skills 
  • Dental Public Health Research Project
  • Principles of Dental Public Health
  • Health Promotion
  • Principles of Public Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor degree with 2:2 (hons) in a related subject or medical or dental degree. New graduates with limited or no work experience in a health-related area would be expected to have a 2.1 or above.
  • Professional qualification with 2 years' work experience.
  • Postgraduate experience preferred, but we will also consider elective experience or experience gained throughout degree.
  • We also welcome applications from graduates with a medical or dental degree.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /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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