Dental Public Health, Policy and Leadership Online at Queen Mary University of London - UCAS

Queen Mary University of London

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Queen Mary, University of London

Dental Public Health, Policy and Leadership Online (Taught)

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Course summary

This online programme gives you the expertise to lead strategic planning and combat major oral health issues in your setting. You’ll gain the skills needed to face today’s dental healthcare challenges, learning how to make evidence-informed decisions and demonstrate strong public health leadership.

  • Gain specialist insight into dental health policy and a portfolio of technical skills
  • Part-time, online course so you can study alongside your other commitments
  • An ideal career boost if you want to lead in health service planning
  • Study at one of the UK’s top-rated dental schools: we are joint first for research impact (REF 2014)
This online learning programme focuses on how we can combat the global health issues and challenges facing dental healthcare today, using strategic planning, evidence-informed decision-making and strong public health leadership. You’ll discover how dental policy decisions are made and implemented, how to design a research study that can address issues in your healthcare setting, and what makes an effective leader. You’ll take eight compulsory modules from the Postgraduate Diploma course and choose a specialist MSc module to gain advanced skills. You’ll also complete a dissertation, based on your research interests, in your second year. You’ll be studying at an internationally respected institution: we’re the UK’s top-rated dental school for research impact (REF 2014). We have some of the most modern facilities in the UK: the Institute of Dentistry moved to new premises in The Royal London Hospital in 2014 – the first UK dental school to be built in 40 years. MSc students can also attend an optional two-week summer placement in the Institute of Dentistry, as part of the non-credit bearing module Leadership and Planning in Health and Public Services. For this module, you’ll also complete an e-portfolio to record your leadership development.


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Assessment method

You will be assessed by a mixture of: Quizzes, MCQ examinations, written coursework and Blackboard Collaborate online presentations An assessment of your participation and engagement in the online activities

How to apply

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Entry requirements

To be eligible to apply for the Dental Public Health, Policy and Leadership certificate, you will need: A recognised undergraduate degree at the level of 2:1 or higher or international equivalent Degree disciplines such as Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, health sciences, oral Health Sciences, Public Health or social sciences will be considered. We acknowledge professional practice gained from a wide variety of relevant backgrounds. An overall IELTS score of 6.5 including 6.5 in all four components or equivalent if your first language is not English Applicants must be able to demonstrate a credible commitment to Dental Public Health Applicants who are considered potentially eligible for the course, may be invited to take part in a telephone or VOIP (e.g. Skype) interview before an offer is made.

English language requirements

All applicants to Queen Mary must show they meet a minimum academic English language standard for admission and to be successful on the course. Please refer to the website below for details on our English Language requirements by course and acceptable alternative qualifications. You will also find important information regarding UKVI's English requirements if you are applying as an international student and will require Tier 4 immigration permission to enter the UK.

Queen Mary University of London: English Language Requirements

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Students enrolling on a postgraduate degree programme are charged tuition fees each year by Queen Mary. The rate you will be charged depends on whether you are assessed as a Home/EU or Overseas student. You can find tuition fees for each course on the course finder pages on our website: Further details about postgraduate taught tuition fees can also be found on our website:

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Dental Public Health, Policy and Leadership Online at Queen Mary University of London - UCAS