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Welcome to the Department of Graduate Dental and Public Health Sciences (DGDPS)

The department offers a number of pragmatic (graduate) dental and public health short courses and programmes that are designed to bequeath rare in-demand knowledge and skills and tailored to helping learners to build a great career

Click on each programme to view the programme’s catalogue

Graduate Short Courses

View Graduate Short Courses Catalogue



1. Dental Business Consultancy (CDFM-DBC)

2. Dental Practice Management (CDFM-DPM)

View CDFM Catalogue                                     



1. Epidemiology and Disease Control (mMPH-EDC)

2. Environmental and Occupational Health (mMPH-EOH)

3. Health Promotion and Risk Reduction (mMPH-HPR)

4. Health Policy and Management (mMPH-HPM)

View mMPH Catalogue



1. Oral Health Promotion and Risk Reduction (mMDPH-OPR)

2. Community Oral Health (mMDPH-COH)

View mMDPH Catalogue



1. Tropical Dentistry and Oral Health (DTDOH)

2. Tropical Dental Research (DTDOH-TDR)

3. Tropical Dental Ecology (DTDOH-TDE)

View DTDOH Catalogue                                     



1. Clinical Global Health (DCGH)

2. Humanitarian Health and Medicine (DCGH-HHM)

3. Global Health Ethics (DCGH-GHE)

View DCGH Catalogue



1. Healthcare Management

2. Clinical Research

View mMBA 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%.