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Welcome to the Department of Basic Dental and Public Health Sciences (DBDPS)

The department offers  some pragmatic basic dental and public health short courses and programmes that are specifically designed to bequeath rare in-demand knowledge and skills and tailored to helping learners launch and sustain an enduring business/career. 

Click on each programme to view the programme’s catalogue

Basic Short Courses

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PC1                               

Specialisations:

1. Dental Facility Management (CDFM)

View CDFM Catalogue                                     

PC2

Specialisations:

1. Public Health (mMPH)

View mMPH Catalogue

PC3

Specialisations:

1. Dental Public Health (mMDPH)

View mMDPH Catalogue 

Programme duration

Three months (12-weeks) intensive

Structure of a programme

Each programme is structured into weekly lectures (using the Flipped Classroom Model of Instruction) and activity components. Weekly academic webinars supplement learning.

Each programme has a practicum component, which is the capstone that summarizes the overall achievement in the programme.

Teaching resources

The programmes are offered entirely online. Students have access to the PDF versions of lecture slides, audio and video recordings of lectures, video lessons, memory aids, and links to other important learning materials.

Click here to view how instructions are delivered at the school.

Curriculum Activities

Each curriculum is deployed through weekly lectures, reading, interactive activities, formative activities, and summative activities.

Requirements for progression and graduation 

A student must:

a) pass each course before progressing to the next. The pass mark for each course is 50%.

b) take and pass all courses in order to be deemed to have completed the programme.

Assessment Criteria

Each course is assessed through formative and summative assessments. Formative assessments are not graded. Summative assessment for each assignment is graded over 100%. The pass mark for each course is 50%.


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