MSc Skin Ageing and Aesthetic Medicine / Overview

Year of entry: 2024

Degree awarded
Master of Science
MSc 3 Years PT, PGDip 2 years PT, PGCert 1 Year PT
Entry requirements

We require a medical or dental degree (eg MBBS, BDS, LDS, MBChB) or overseas equivalent from an institution that is recognised and approved by the UK General Medical Council (GMC) or the General Dental Council (GDC). No other applicants will be considered for this course. Please note we cannot consider applicants with a homeopathic or Ayurvedic medicine degree.

You must also have been practicing in your field following graduation.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
24 places available
How to apply

Please apply via our online application form . See the application and selection section for details of the supporting documents we require.

We recommend that you apply as early as possible. We reserve the right to close applications early if the course is full.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
PGCert N N N Y

Course overview

  • This course is aimed at qualified medical and dental practitioners who want to gain a deep understanding of the evidence base of cosmetic medicine.
  • Learn from leading experts in aesthetic research, regulation and clinical practice.
  • Complement online theoretical learning with practical-laboratory workshops and hands-on clinical sessions with patient volunteers.
  • Study at a university ranked 8th in the UK and among the top 35 in the world for Medicine (QS Rankings 2023).
  • This programme is a JCCP Approved Education and Training Provider. On award of the PGDip/MSc in Skin Ageing and Aesthetic Medicine you will be eligible to join the JCCP register with specific regard to dermal fillers and injectable toxins.

Open days

Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our  upcoming open days.


For entry in the academic year beginning September 2024, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (part-time distance learning)
    UK students (per annum): £6,400 per annum Year 1 and 2 ; Year 3 £3,200
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £13,800 year 1 , £13,800 year 2 and £6,900 year 3
  • PGDip (part-time distance learning)
    UK students (per annum): £6,400
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £13,800
  • PGCert (part-time distance learning)
    UK students (per annum): £6,400
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £13,800

Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, learning from real patients, equipment for all clinical workshops, assessment, administration, and computational costs during your studies.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK students (fees are typically fixed for international students for the course duration at the year of entry).

For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance. 

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).


For the latest scholarship and bursary information please visit the fees and funding page.

Contact details

Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
0161 529 4539
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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