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Dentistry (Community Oral Health & Oral Sciences) PhD

Dentistry (Community Oral Health & Oral Sciences) PhD

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Full time | University of Glasgow | 3 years | SEP

Study mode

Full time


3 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Dentistry Dental Hygiene Community Medicine

Course type


Course Summary

The Glasgow Dental School Clinical Research Facility aims to improve oral and general health by advancing new and better ways of preventing and treating disease. We strive for our research to have a significant positive impact in the local community and the wider world.


The dental school has a thriving community of postgraduate research students, from both the United Kingdom and overseas. The majority of our research students undertake PhD programmes within our two research groups:

  • Community Oral Health
  • Oral Sciences

Our PhD students come from a wide variety of clinical and non-clinical backgrounds including

  • microbiology
  • immunology
  • dental public health
  • epidemiology
  • statistical modeling
  • psychology and behavioural sciences

We engage in knowledge exchange with policymakers, practitioners, researchers, industry and the public to ensure that policies and practices are based on evidence, and effectively translated into practice.

Tuition fees

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International fees
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Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The university has over 7,000 postgraduate students from 140 countries around the world, taking up taught and research degrees. Study options vary from Financial Economics...more