MRes Dental Public Health / Overview
Year of entry: 2018
- Degree awarded
- 1 year FT, 2 years PT, 3-5 years PT
- Entry requirements
We require one of the following:
- a recognised primary degree in a dental subject and a preferred minimum of two years' post-qualification experience;
- a degree (minimum Lower Second) in a non-clinical science or social science subject and preferably two years of work experience in an area with a link to oral health.
In all cases, the degree held must be from a recognised institution.
- How to apply
Apply for this course by completing our online application form . See the Application and selection section for details of the supporting documents we require with your completed form.
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- Develop a critical evidence-based approach to planning services and improving oral health at a population level, covering biostatistics, epidemiology and evidence-based practice.
- Prepare for an academic career in dentistry or a PhD by gaining research experience.
- Study at a university ranked 4th in the UK and in the top 25 in the world for dentistry (QS World University Rankings 2018).
- This course is recognised as part of training in the higher speciality of Dental Public Health and as preparation for the Diploma in Dental Public Health from the Royal College of Surgeons.
- Benefit from flexible learning thanks to the online and part-time nature of the course.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:
MRes (full-time distance learning)
UK/EU students (per annum): £9,500
International students (per annum): £18,000
MRes (part-time distance learning)
UK/EU students (per annum): £950 per 15 credits and £1,900 for dissertation
International students (per annum): £1,800 per 15 credits and £3,600 for dissertation
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
Please note that you are only eligible for the Home/EU postgraduate loan if you choose the 1 year full-time or 2 year part-time master's course.
Some units may require a textbook costing approximately £30-£50. However, many course units use entirely online material rather than a textbook.
Other additional costs include communication costs for email, internet access and telephone when studying at home.
The residential course at the start of Year 1 is optional and incurs extra costs including travel and accommodation for one or two nights.
The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health offers an Alumni Bursary of £1000 towards tuition fees for successful applicants who are recent University of Manchester graduates and who are commencing one of our postgraduate taught Master's programmes in 2018. The bursary is available to students or alumni who:
- graduated in 2017 or are graduating in 2018
- hold a first class honours degree
- have home or overseas fee status
- are applying for full or part time study
- are self-funded and not in receipt of any other funding support
The bursary will be applied as a fee reduction automatically for those students and alumni who meet the Alumni Bursary criteria so there is no application process.