DS702 - Programme Description

 

 

This is a taught postgraduate degree awarded following the satisfactory completion of a full-time programme of study in research, theories application and clinical management related to the advancement of Dental Public Health Speciality.

This is a one year full time coursework programme. The course provides comprehensive knowledge and theories in Dental Public Health. The candidates will be exposed to in depth knowledge in concept of public health, epidemiology, oral health promotion, oral health related quality of life, evidence based practice, health economics and health care system. This course is also designed to develop knowledge about public health, determinants of health, and the scientific and professional leadership skills to translate this knowledge into effective dental public health interventions. This course includes lectures, seminars, practical sessions and journal club.

The students should be able to steer and acquire basic scientific research skills along with a scientific approach in problem solving. By the end of Semester 2, the students are required to submit their dissertation for final examination. They should be able to complete a dissertation, which is worthy of publication or a publishable manuscript. The list is non-exhaustive act as a checklist to ensure the widest coverage of Dental Public Health concept and theory.

Continuous assessment will be evaluated throughout the year in the form of semester tests, home assignments and seminars.

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