Queen Mary University of London

Course Introduction

This is the first Aesthetic Medicine masters programme within the UK focusing 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 two year academic period. Accompanying lectures will help students evaluate their practice and consolidate learning they have been undertaking throughout the year.

Course Modules

Modules include: Cutaneous physiology, healing, scarring and ageing; hair biology and hair treatment; non'invasive techniques; laser and camouflage techniques; medicolegal practice and patient psychology; cosmeceuticals; advanced techniques and combined treatments; regenerative and cell'based applications.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Distance Learning
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert

Qualifications required:

  • Applicants should have a 1st degree in a related subject. If you are a recent graduate in medicine, pharmacy or biomedical science, you are more likely to want to follow the full-time MSc programme.