Clinical Skin Integrity and Wound Management, M.Sc. | University of Hertfordshire | Hatfield, United Kingdom
12 months
14750 GBP/year
9750 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Clinical Skin Integrity and Wound Management programme from University of Hertfordshire has been developed to meet the needs of practitioners with a special interest in skin integrity and wound management while benefiting from shared, inter-professional learning. 

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Whilst not all clinicians on this programme are doctors or nurses practicing in the UK, it is essential that all keep up to date with developments in their field and maintain their professional skills and check local requirements to practice.

The MSc Clinical Skin integrity and Wound Management was successfully revalidated at a Periodic Review event in February 2016. During this curriculum review the panel commented that the teaching and learning strategies were student focused and encouraged independent learning and continuing professional development so that students would be equipped with the necessary core skills and attributes to practice competently and professionally in their practice environments. 

About the course

This skin integrity programme is unique in that it recruits both UK/EU and International allied health professionals to this specialist master’s degree.

The MSc Clinical Skin Integrity & Wound Management is a taught postgraduate programme aimed at practitioners wanting to undertake further specialist training and develop career aspirations in skin integrity and wound management. This unique postgraduate programme combines the closely related specialties of wound management and dermatology and offers wound and skin integrity modules that appeal to healthcare professionals who want to develop a deeper understanding of chronic wound healing and conditions affecting skin integrity.

This programme has an emphasis on developing practical competencies; good diagnostic skills, appropriate and timely management of common wounds and skin integrity problems and allows flexibility to study related specialist content to broaden student’s clinical expertise which is invaluable in today’s competitive workplace.


The Clinical Skin Integrity and Wound Management programme from University of Hertfordshire tailors knowledge, skills and assessment to the needs of NHS employers and the global healthcare sector to provide a highly relevant curriculum that facilitates the development of specialist practitioners and increases student’s employability.

The course is designed to provide clinicians with a better understanding of core clinical skin integrity and wound management. Some students have pursued a career pathway as academic lecturers and specialist wound care practitioners while some international graduates have gone on to work in private practice and specialist government positions in their own countries. On graduating, you will benefit from increased employability as clinical specialists and graduates are often promoted to senior leadership positions.

This programme offers excellent opportunities for continuing professional development for practicing health professionals. Home / EU clinicians can choose to study specific modules relevant to their professional practice as standalone modules.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Enhancing Skin Integrity Skills
  • Health Technology and Innovation 
  • Chronic Skin Conditions
  • Mind And Skin
  • Managing Chronic Oedema
  • Advanced Chronic Oedema 
  • Clinical Practice in Action
  • Leadership in Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

The normal entry requirements for the programme are:

  • A degree in a healthcare discipline (or equivalent) & have a recognised professional qualification. and
  • The equivalent of 2 years Full Time post qualifying experience (excluding internship) and additionally 1 year Full Time in a substantive speciality post in skin integrity / wound management and
  • Current clinical experience of a minimum of 1 year Full time or equivalent in a clinical setting with access to patients with chronic wounds or skin integrity related conditions
  • References will be required to confirm specialist experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14750 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9750 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.


  • UK: £810 per 15 credits
  • International: £1230 per 15 credits

Living costs for Hatfield

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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