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Full time | University of Hertfordshire | 1 year | 25-SEP-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

25-SEP-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Management (General) Dermatology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

About the course

This programme has been developed to meet the specific needs of practitioners diagnosing and managing patients with benign and malignant skin lesions. This is a unique programme that benefits from shared, inter-professional learning and incorporates a range of taught postgraduate modules supported by workplace-based learning.

This programme is suitable for you work regularly with patients with skin lesions or particularly skin cancer and you are wanting to undertake further specialist training to develop your career in this clinical area. This postgraduate course offers a structured educational programme in skin lesion management but does not focus on cosmetic dermatology and would not usually be suitable for solely aesthetic practitioners who are not working in UK NHS clinical practice.

The programme is offered in full time (12 - 14 months) and part time modes (2-5 years) and leads to the award of MSc Skin Lesion Management, Postgraduate Diploma Skin Lesion Management or Postgraduate Certificate Skin Lesion Management.

Why choose this course?

  • You will learn from respected subject specialists who are able to provide you with a high level of support throughout your studies
  • You will benefit from modules and assessments which focus on developing clinical skills and practical experience
  • You have the opportunity to earn credits for prior learning
  • You are able to gain a range of exit options, including MSc, Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate.

Modules

This module enables health professionals to develop and consolidate skills in recognition and management of a variety of skin lesions and associated conditions and is suitable for medical and non-medical practitioners in secondary care dermatology and primary care settings. Practical skills workshops are run by experienced tutors to provide learner-centred teaching. Proficiency is developed during a period of supervised clinical practice in the workplace and assessed using an observed simulated clinical examination (OSCE).

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

9,750

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

14,750

Entry requirements

The normal entry requirements for the programme are: A degree in a healthcare discipline (or equivalent) & be registered with a professional and statutory body, plus: The equivalent of 2 years Full Time post-qualifying experience (excluding internship) including a minimum of 6 months Full Time (or equivalent) in the management and surveillance of a range of benign and malignant skin lesions prior to programme commencement; and, Access and exposure to patients with benign and malignant skin lesions. This will usually be a minimum of 4 hours per week throughout the period of study.

University information

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