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Distance without attendance


2 years

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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Medical Specialisations: A-E

Course type


Course Summary

This programme delivers high-calibre training in sought-after procedures such as botulinum toxin injections, dermal fillers and laser treatment. Take your career to the next level with a Masters in Aesthetic Medicine from Queen Mary.

  • Study this part-time course alongside your other commitments, from anywhere in the world
  • Optional simulation training through clinical days
  • Based at the Centre for Cell Biology and Cutaneous Research at the Blizard Institute — one of the largest cutaneous research centres in Europe
  • Be part of an expanding industry
  • The first course of its kind in the UK — it’s designed and delivered specifically for practising clinicians by leading aestheticians

What you'll study

You will gain a thorough training in aesthetic medicine, with a particular focus on non-operative techniques. You will critically discuss the challenges associated with assessing risk in patients. At the end of your studies, you will have a detailed knowledge of the application of consent and ethical practice in aesthetic medicine, and of key laser and injectables techniques. You will also gain insight into the regulatory environment.

We have a large number of specialists teaching on the course, and many are world leaders in their fields. These include academics from other institutions, clinicians, and specialists from the medical industry.

Career paths

You will develop comprehensive knowledge of the field of aesthetic medicine. Many of our graduates go on to prestigious positions in aesthetic medicine.


The first part of this module is focused on skin anatomy, physiology as well as an introduction to the history of aesthetic medicine. The second part of the module covers wound healing, scar formation as well as skin aging. By the end of the module, you will be able to discuss skin physiology as well as wound healing. You will be equipped with wide-ranging knowledge and skills on scar management as well as skin aging treatments.

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Entry requirements

Students need to have a medical or dental degree (MBBS/MBcHB, MD, BDS) recognised by Queen Mary University of London or a Nursing degree (diploma not accepted); Nursing applicants must also be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and have a minimum of four years working experience.

University information

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is an internationally regarded public research institution based in London. It has a long history, dating back over 230 years, and is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of universities. QMUL has five campuses in the city of London and an international network of satellite campuses in China, Malta and Paris. There is a population of around 16,000 students at the London campuses and more than 32,000...more

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