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Oral Health and Disease in Populations CPD at The University of Manchester
Oral Health & Disease in Populations (CPD)
Gain a broad understanding of dental health issues and how they may be prevented and managed.

Oral Health & Disease in Populations (CPD) / Overview

Year of entry: 2021

Degree awarded
PG credit
150 hours of verifiable CPD
Entry requirements

No prior detailed knowledge of dentistry, the NHS or service planning is assumed. Additional support will ensure that students without this experience will not be disadvantaged in their ability to take and pass the unit.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

You should apply for this course by completing our online application form . See the Advice to applicants section for details of the supporting documents we require with your form.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
Modular N N N Y

Course overview

  • Develop a broad understanding of dental health issues and how they may be prevented or managed at a service and population level.
  • Achieve 150 verifiable CPD hours upon completion of the course.
  • Learn when it suits you thanks to the web-based nature of this course.
  • Study at a university ranked 5th in the UK and 21st in the world for Dentistry (QS World University Rankings 2020).


Fees for entry in 2021 have not yet been set. For reference, the fees for the academic year beginning September 2020 were as follows:

  • Modular (part-time distance learning)
    UK students (per annum): £1,100 per 15 credits
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £1,100 per 15 credits

Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.

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.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Contact details

Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
+44 (0)161 275 5220
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health