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Aesthetic Medicine Online PGDip

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Study mode

Distance without attendance


21 months

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

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.

  • Study this part-time course alongside other commitments, from anywhere in the world
  • Optional simulation training during 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.
  • The first course of its kind in the UK — it’s designed and delivered by leading aestheticians, specifically for practising clinicians
  • Be part of an expanding industry

What you'll study

Broaden your clinical practice with specialist knowledge of aesthetic medicine. This is the first course of its kind, designed specifically for practising clinicians to expand their career into aesthetic medicine. You will gain clinical knowledge, practical skills and critical awareness of non-surgical procedures through invaluable online seminars, literature and lecturers.

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.


This module is an introduction to LASER and radiofrequency energy theory that will allow you to understand both the technical and biological parameters of each technology. You will gain knowledge on the different uses of LASER, IPL and radiofrequency devices (epilation, treatment of pigmented and vascular lesions as well as resurfacing and rejuvenation) .You will also look at the principles of camouflage techniques used for skin lesions and conditions refractory to other modalities of treatment.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

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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.