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MSc Skin Ageing and Aesthetic Medicine / Application and selection

Year of entry: 2020

How to apply

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

Applications for 2020 entry are closed - the course is full. Deadline for September 2021 applications is 31 st  May 2021.

Advice to applicants

Your application form must be accompanied by supporting documents.
  • Two references. Professional references can be provided in instances where you have been out of university for more than three years. We do not contact referees directly.
  • Official degree certificates (with translations if not in English).
  • Official university transcripts (with translations if not in English).
  • A short personal statement detailing your interest and suitability for the course.
  • Full CV including voluntary experience.
  • Proof of English language proficiency (if required). We may be able to accept GMC registration for this.

Supporting documents can be uploaded with the online application form, or if this is not possible, sent directly to . We are unable to consider your application if you have not provided all of the necessary documents listed above.

Please do not send documentation prior to submission of the online application. You must include your University ID number on any correspondence.

Important dates

These are yet to be confirmed for applications for 2020 entry.

How your application is considered

This is a highly competitive course. All applications are first reviewed to ensure they meet the minimum academic entry qualifications. Additional achievements demonstrating evidence of scholarship within individual applications are considered after this point.

Overseas (non-UK) applicants

This course is designed to support students who may not be resident in the EU and who wish to take the opportunity to study with international experts in the field of skin ageing and aesthetic medicine, with the majority of course content delivered through e-learning, including expert videos, blogs and case-based units.

The PGDip/MSc offers clinical learning through two face-to-face 5-day residential sessions to maximise your exposure to clinical learning with a pragmatic timetable. Attendance at the residential sessions is compulsory.

Disclosure and Barring Service check

A Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS) check will be require for UK residents. Overseas students are required to provide a Police/Government Office Certificate of Good Conduct. This is usually completed once students have arrived at the University. Please contact for further guidance. Overseas students will also be required to provide a letter of good conduct from their relevant police service.


Deferrals are considered on an individual basis. Successful applicants may defer entry to the course for up to one year.


If you applied in the previous year and your application was not successful you may apply again.

Your application will be considered against the standard course entry criteria for that year of entry. In your new application you should demonstrate how your application has improved. We may draw upon all information from your previous applications or any previous registrations at the University as a student when assessing your suitability for your chosen course.