• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
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.

About

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.

Careers

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
  • Facial Muscle Treatment
  • Facial Fat Pads
  • Skin
  • Hair
  • Other Aesthetic Approaches

Delivered over one year, the online part time distance learning Postgraduate Diploma in Cosmetic Medicine has been designed to promote and enhance working professionals knowledge underpinning practice in cosmetic medicine. It consists of six modules (120 credits) each of six weeks’ duration, worth 20 credits each.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

Applicants will be expected to meet the below criteria:

  • 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.
  • Students will typically have completed a recognised training course in aesthetic use of Botulinum toxins and Fillers but relevant/suitable experience may be taken into consideration.
  • Applicants should submit copies of the following with their application:
  • Course certificates (including Independent prescriber certification where appropriate)
  • One written reference.
  • Indemnity insurance certificate.
  • Evidence of completing a minimum of 10 cosmetic procedures in Botulinum toxins and fillers (e.g. aesthetic portfolio).

Getting a Student Visa

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4020 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4020 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4020 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4020 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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