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PGDip 2 Years Part Time Skin Ageing and Aesthetic Medicine

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Course Qualification(s):

The MSc in Skin Ageing and Aesthetic Medicine is specifically designed for medically or dentistry qualified practitioners who wish to develop their theoretical and clinical skills in the field of cosmetic medicine. This course seeks to develop future leaders in aesthetic practice by offering high quality training at an internationally recognised institution.

The Masters programme consists of seven modules over three years. The first six modules, when complete would offer graduates a Diploma in Skin Ageing and Aesthetic Medicine and focus on the more clinical aspects of the field.

The programme will combine e-learning techniques with a highly practical teaching element: we will provide a number of hands-on clinical bedside teaching sessions linked with each module at The Dermatology Centre, Manchester. This will ensure that students graduate with the knowledge and skills to ensure high quality care for patients with aesthetic problems.

On completion of the programme, you will be able to demonstrate a number of competencies and have enhanced knowledge and skills including:

•Application of skin anatomy and science in relation to aesthetics and ageing

•Ability to assess patients` requirements and suitability for aesthetic intervention

•Application of consent and ethical practice in aesthetic medicine

•Explain Clinical Malpractice and Legislation of manufacturing of drugs and devices in the aesthetic field of practice

•Procedural skills in minimally invasive aesthetic procedures including rejuvenation techniques, dermal fillers, botolinum toxin injections and some lasers

•Assessment and treatment of complications of these procedures

•Advise on the role of invasive aesthetic procedures

•Develop an evidence based approach to aesthetic
medicine and practice

•Critically appraise and conduct high quality research in aesthetic and ageing medicine

Year 1

•Fundamentals of Skin Ageing

•Skin Rejuvenation


•Reflective Portfolio Year 1

Year 2


•Invasive Aesthetic Surgery

•Research Design and Governance

•Reflective Portfolio Year 2

Fee: £3,000 (VAT excluded) | No Catering