menu icon
Book your open day visit nowClick to book open day
Dental Public Health, Policy and Leadership Online MSc

Dental Public Health, Policy and Leadership Online MSc

Different course options

Study mode

Distance without attendance


2 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Dentistry Health Service Policy / Planning Health Promotion Policy Studies

Course type


Course Summary

This online MSc 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)
  • Available to study at Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma or Masters level


  • Queen Mary’s dedicated online portal, QMplus
  • Video and audio recordings of all lectures and other online resources
  • College online library facilities, journals and a specifically designed study skills module
  • Campus facilities if you decide to visit at any point during your course

Career paths

The skills you gain on this programme will accelerate your training and significantly enhance your career prospects.

You’ll leave this MSc as a very well-qualified graduate, with opportunities for employment both in dental health care and public policy making.

You’ll also gain the research skills and experience necessary to pursue further academic research at PhD level.


The Prevention and Oral Health Promotion module is the fourth module in the distance-learning (online) Dental Public Health, Policy and Leadership postgraduate Certificate, Diploma and MSc course. This applied and consolidated module covers oral health promotion, oral health promotion strategies, how to use behaviour change theories and models in oral health promotion, and how to use planning models to design, implement and evaluate oral health promotion activities. The module will enable students to design oral health promotion activities, and learn how to evaluate them.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)


Entry requirements

2:1 or above at undergraduate level in a relevant discipline such as Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Health Sciences, Oral Health Sciences, Public Health or Social Sciences.