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DrDPH

OVERVIEW

The Doctorate in Dental Public Health is a full time doctoral program. Dental Public Health the specialty of dentistry that concerns with the promotion of oral health, the prevention of oral diseases, and the provision and administration of oral health and dental care services in defined populations and communities.  It recognises the role of behavioural and environmental factors as determinants of oral health. Epidemiological principles are applied to describe and define dental public health problems, as well as to formulate and evaluate oral health programs and policies. This approach aims to improve the oral health of communities as much as individuals through practice of evidence-based dentistry and proficient management of oral health care and resources.


Courses Offered

COURSE UNIT
Primary Oral Health Care    4
Applied Biostatistics               4
Epidemiology and Surveillance of Oral Diseases 4
Oral Health Care Finance and Economics          4
Evidence-Based Dentistry 4
Oral Health Practice Management    4
Elective Posting               4
Research Project 42
Specialist Training 1 8
Specialist Training 2 8


Course Structure
Mixed mode - 86 units

Expertise available in the following School: http://dental.usm.my/index.php/en/features/staf/academic

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS


Applicants should possess the following:

  1. A Bachelor degree in Dentistry (BDS, DDS or an equivalent degree); AND
  2. A Master degree in Dental Public Health with minimum CGPA of 3.00

Other Requirements:

  1. Applicants will be called for an interview, either face-to-face or via other means of communication
  2. Applicants must also fulfill other requirements set forth from time to time by the university.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS


(Applicable for International Applicants Only)

  1. A minimum score of 550 in TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language); OR
  2. A minimum score of Band 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

DURATION

Full-time: Min 6 semesters / Max 12 semesters

FEES

Malaysian (MYR) International (USD)
  • Registration Fee : 340.00
  • Tuition Fee : 525.00 X 86 Units = 45,150.00
  • Convocation Fee : 120.00
  • Registration Fees : 227.50
  • Personal Bond : 475.00
  • Tuition Fees : 196.25 X 86 Units = 16,877.50
  • Convocation Fee : 30.00

** Fees are subject to change

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Institute of Postgraduate Studies
Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia
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Institute of Postgraduate Studies
Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia
xtel +604 653 2606 
xfax +604 653 2940 
xemel admission_ips@usm.my


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