Dental Public Health distance learning – closed for 2013 entry

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Dental Public Health is for a wide range of people, not only dentists, who wish to have an overview of dentistry, especially those who intend to become planners, managers of dental services, oral epidemiologists, oral health promoters and teachers of dental public health and community dentistry subjects.
KEY BENEFITS • renowned centre of international excellence for teaching and research
• at the forefront of many cutting edge developments
• a leading partner in the IVIDENT (International Virtual Dental School) initiative
• pioneers of teaching dentistry by a blended learning approach
• over 20 years of experience in assisting internationally-based professionals meet their continuing postgraduat…

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Dental Public Health is for a wide range of people, not only dentists, who wish to have an overview of dentistry, especially those who intend to become planners, managers of dental services, oral epidemiologists, oral health promoters and teachers of dental public health and community dentistry subjects.
KEY BENEFITS • renowned centre of international excellence for teaching and research
• at the forefront of many cutting edge developments
• a leading partner in the IVIDENT (International Virtual Dental School) initiative
• pioneers of teaching dentistry by a blended learning approach
• over 20 years of experience in assisting internationally-based professionals meet their continuing postgraduate needs
• delivered by a team of academics, many of whom are world-leaders in their field

Online open evenings
London open evenings

PURPOSEThe course seeks to develop an understanding of the basic concepts of dental public health, the major health problems (and their determinants) of a community, the organisation of health services, research methods including epidemiology and methods of control and prevention of oral and dental diseases.
DESCRIPTION

Subjects covered include major health problems and current public health measures, epidemiology, prevention and control of oral and dental diseases, health education and social and behavioural sciences.

This programme is provided by the Unit of Distance Learning, which consists of a team of highly experienced administrative and support staff are dedicated to providing support to students. Combined with the use of a comprehensive educational delivery system, Vista 8, this allows students to continually interact with staff and colleagues, to further enhance their learning experience.

Partial completion or early exit may result in the award of a Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma.


Minimum computer specification
• PC (1.2GHz or faster processor, 256 MB of RAM) or Mac
• USB headset with a microphone (or separate headphones and microphone)
• Webcam desirable
• Internet connection (240kbps or faster). Broadband is essential for full use of all tools. Wires work better than wireless for maintaining a high-quality connection without any delays, so if you can connect your computer by cable, it will ensure a good quality experience.

Current versions of the following free programs:
• Sun Java
• Adobe Reader
• Real Player
• QuickTime
• Adobe (Macromedia) Flash Player
• Office suite capable of reading and creating Word documents

Other requirements:
• Javascript must be enabled
• Cookies must be enabled
• Popup windows must be enabled



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