As our population ages and non-invasive cosmetic treatments becomes more mainstream, demand for highly-skilled specialist practitioners is on the rise.
A Skin Ageing and Aesthetic Medicine qualification from one of the best universities in the UK will prepare you to succeed in a rapidly evolving industry, being internationally recognised and trusted by patients.
Our course is delivered online and is designed to be flexible to fit around your working life as a practitioner. You can choose to undertake single CPD units one at a time, or complete all four to receive your PGCert.
You can access our virtual learning environment from anywhere, and you’ll learn through a mix of case work, group work, interactive forums and clinical debriefs.
With expert support from an experienced interdisciplinary team, you’ll develop your professional ability to apply scientific principles and the latest evidence base to elevate your day-to-day practice in skin ageing and aesthetic medicine.
You will learn how to:
- develop a working knowledge of frameworks for safe and competent practice;
- assess patients’ requirements and suitability for aesthetic intervention;
- understand and critically evaluate the evidence base behind minimally invasive procedures including rejuvenation techniques, dermal fillers, botulinum toxin injections and lasers;
- take an evidence-based approach to anti-ageing strategies in aesthetic medicine and practice.
Leading industry standards
The content of this brand-new course aligns directly with the outcomes of the UK Department of Health review on cosmetic practice and General Medical Council guidance in this area.
You’ll be taught by an interdisciplinary team of national and international leaders in aesthetic research, regulation and clinical practice from The University of Manchester and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust.
Build your professional network and collaborate with practitioners from across the globe. Learn from each other and share experiences to broaden your clinical knowledge and professional outlook.
Who is this course for?
Our course units in Skin Ageing and Aesthetic Medicine are specifically designed to support the professional development of qualified medical or dental practitioners. While continuing to practice, you’ll advance your scientific and clinical knowledge in non-surgical treatments for skin ageing.
Where will it take me?
As regulations in the industry tighten, this state-of-the-art programme will enable you to deliver the highest standard of patient-centred, evidence-based clinical practice, now, and in the future, future-proofing your career.
Fundamentals of skin ageing
Injectables in aesthetic medicine
Lasers in aesthetic medicine
Year of entry: 2020
- Degree awarded
- Postgraduate Certificate/CPD Units
- Up to 2 years
- Entry requirements
We require a medical or dental degree (eg MBBS, BDS, LDS, BDChB) or overseas equivalent from an institution that is recognised and approved by the UK General Medical Council (GMC) or the General Dental Council (GDC).
- How to apply
The application form will be ready to download soon. If you have any questions about the course please email email@example.com
School/Faculty: Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name: Katie Campbell
Telephone +44 (0)161 306 8333
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You can access our virtual learning environment from anywhere, and you'll learn through a mix of case work, group work, interactive forums and clinical debriefs.
With expert support from an experienced interdisciplinary team, you'll develop your professional ability to apply scientific principles and the latest evidence base to elevate your day-to-day practice in skin ageing and aesthetic medicine.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2020, the tuition fees are as follows:
International students: £3,900
Each unit is available individually as CPD. Course fee is £1,100 per each 15 credit unit.
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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).
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