The MSc in Clinical Dentistry (Dental Public Health) offers you the opportunity to enhance professional, clinical and academic knowledge alongside others from multi-disciplinary backgrounds around the world.
The programme 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. It 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.
The School has some of the most up-to-date facilities in the country and an excellent health sciences library. The dental hospital provides outstanding facilities for education and patient care.
This programme combines a research project with taught modules. The taught modules fall into two categories:
The research dissertation you work on over both semesters allows you to develop practical research skills.
Year 1 Compulsory modules
The programme is delivered as a series of modules, containing a mix of lectures, seminars, workshops and practicals, complemented by e-learning.
The learning on the programme enables you to:
You’ll be assessed through a combination of in-course assessments, end of module written examination and an oral examination on your research dissertation.
Clinical placements may be possible with oral health promotion teams locally.
There are dental public health opportunities at all levels of health service planning, government offices and health departments, health agencies and in academia.
We encourage you to prepare for your career from day one. That’s one of the reasons Leeds graduates are so sought after by employers.
The Careers Centre and staff in your faculty provide a range of help and advice to help you plan your career and make well-informed decisions along the way, even after you graduate. Find out more at the Careers website.