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Cosmetic Medicine (Online Delivery)

Postgraduate Diploma Online
12 months
4500 GBP/year
4500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Cosmetic Medicine (Online Delivery) programme offered by the University of South Wales, run in partnership with Diploma MSc, is aimed at doctors, dentists and nurses with independent prescriber status who require a postgraduate qualification to support their professional learning and clinical development to become an aesthetic practitioner.

Visit the official programme website for more information


Increased regulatory requirements for those performing aesthetic procedures, both from Health Education England and regulatory authorities such as the GDC, GMC and NMC, mean that a formal postgraduate qualification is now an essential element of a healthcare practitioner's journey to become an aesthetic practitioner. 

Taught completely online, the Cosmetic Medicine (Online Delivery)  programme offered by the University of South Wales  has been developed with the express purpose of promoting and enhancing the professional knowledge underpinning practice in cosmetic medicine. Graduates have the option to progress to the Masters in Cosmetic Medicine.


The Postgraduate Diploma in Cosmetic Medicine prepares graduates for a leadership role in the field. These roles are evolving with increasing demand from specialists for a postgraduate qualification to help support their professional learning and clinical development.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Anatomy, Physiology and Professional Issues
  •  Toxin Treatments
  • Dermal Fillers
  • Skin Treatments in Cosmetic Medicine
  • Hair Disorders
  • Other Aesthetic Approaches

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  •   Relevant degree.
  •   Registered healthcare professional (e.g. doctor, dentist, nurse with independent prescriber status).
  •  Completion of a recognised training course in aesthetic use of Botulinum toxins and fillers. Recognition of prior learning may be taken into consideration.
  •  Evidence of having undertaken at least 10 cosmetic procedures in Botulinum toxins and fillers in the last 12 months.
  • Current indemnification for cosmetic procedures.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.


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This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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Cosmetic Medicine (Online Delivery)
University of South Wales