• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
The Dermatology in Clinical Practice (Online Delivery) programme offered by the University of South Wales is designed to help healthcare professionals specialises in their career and develop more dermatology professionals.

About

The Dermatology in Clinical Practice (Online Delivery) programme taught at University of South Wales, offered through our collaborative partner Diploma MSc, offers progression from the Postgraduate Diploma in Dermatology for individuals who are interested in a leadership role within the field.

Students will typically be health professionals such as GPs, doctors, nurses, physicians and pharmacists.

What you will study

  • Research Methodologies and Critical Appraisal

This 12-week module aims to help students recognise, understand, interpret and apply methods used in healthcare research and critically appraise the various methodologies specific to dermatology research. 

  • Professional Project: Dermatology 

To produce the professional project, students continue to use the online course; however much of the work is self-directed.

Careers

The MSc Dermatology in Clinical Practice prepares graduates for a leadership role in the field. Applicants will typically be health professionals such as GPs, doctors, nurses, physicians and pharmacists. For healthcare professionals who successfully complete a qualification, career progression would likely be facilitated, as well as the direct opportunity to improve patient care.

Programme Structure

Assessment

Module One: Online tutor assessment for the modules based upon student contributions to the individual components comprising of:

  • Weekly case based scenarios and discussion: 
  • Reflective portfolio: 
  • Group activity: 
  • Time limited, multiple choice, case based exam 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      1 - 2 years

  • 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.

    Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: First Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to First Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Admission to the course is typically through the following qualifications:

  • First degree or equivalent (including international qualifications).
  • Relevant professional healthcare (e.g. doctor, nurse) qualifications.
  • Those without recognised qualifications will be considered on an individual basis and a wide range of prior experience may be taken into account. The RPL process is in line with the University of South Wales’ Regulations and students seeking to access this mechanism will submit evidence to the Course Director at Learna Ltd. The portfolio will subsequently be examined in liaison with the Course Link at the Faculty of Life Sciences and Education.

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.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Option A:  £4,020
  • Option C: £670

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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