Taught course

Aesthetic Medicine

Institution
Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry · Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

Completion of Medical or Dental Degree(MBBS/MBcHB, MD,BDS) recognized by Queen Mary University of London Completion of Membership exams or equivalent, eg, MRCGP, MRCOpth, MRCP Completion of Nursing degree (diploma not accepted) (Nursing and Midwifery Council registration and a minimum of four years working experience) English requirements should be any of the following: Grade B at A-Level IELTS (overall score of 7, with 6.5 in the Writing and Speaking modules) Overseas students attending clinical days will require an appropriate travel visa according to Queen Mary regulations (Holiday Visas are not permitted). A copy of the appropriate visa will need to be sent to the department prior to attending the clinical day. Further advice is obtainable via Queen Mary International Students Adviser in Advice and Counselling Services

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Aesthetic Medicine programme focuses on non-operative techniques and is open to a variety of clinicians such as Doctors, Dentists and Nurses. The distance learning modules will enable students to progress at a pace that fits around their daily commitments with set assignment submission deadlines during the academic year facilitating planning

The teaching content will provide students with a strong scientific background to aesthetic medicine including skin physiology and hair biology. A sound knowledge base will be developed in basic and advanced techniques such as Botox, fillers, dermarollers, lasers and cosmeceuticals.

The importance of evidence-based practice will be developed through critique of aesthetic literature and synthesis of balanced views, impacting on your practice. There will be crucial hands-on training through four clinical days within the 2 year academic period. Accompanying lectures will help students evaluate their practice and consolidate learning they have been undertaking throughout the year.

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

part time
12 months
distance learning
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Blizard Institute
Email
pgsmd@qmul.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7882 3377