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MSc Skin Ageing and Aesthetic Medicine at The University of Manchester
MSc Skin Ageing and Aesthetic Medicine
Develop your knowledge and clinical skills in cosmetic medicine if you are a qualified practitioner.

MSc Skin Ageing and Aesthetic Medicine / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
Master of Science
MSc 36 months PT, PGDip 24 months PT
Entry requirements

We require a medical or dental degree (eg MBBS, BDS, LDS, BDChB) or overseas equivalent from an institution that is recognised and approved by the UK General Medical Council (GMC) or the General Dental Council (GDC). No other applicants will be considered for this course.

You must also have been practicing for several years and be registered with the GMC or GDC with a full licence to practice and evidence of membership of the appropriate professional defence union, so you can perform clinical procedures during our residential weeks.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
24 places available
How to apply

Please note this course is now full and we will not be accepting additional applications for 2018.

You should complete our online application form to apply for this course. The closing date for applications is 11 June 2018.

See the Advice to applicants section for other important dates and details of the supporting documents we require with your form.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning

Course overview

  • Develop the knowledge and practical skills you need to work in cosmetic medicine, particularly minimally invasive procedures, if you are a qualified doctor or dentist.
  • Complement online theoretical learning with hands-on clinical bedside teaching sessions linked to each course unit at The Dermatology Centre in Manchester.
  • Learn from leading experts in aesthetic research, regulation and clinical practice.
  • Study at a university ranked 9th in the UK and among the top 50 in the world for medicine (QS World University Rankings 2018).

Open days

Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our  upcoming open days .


For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £3,900 per annum Year 1 and 2 ; Year 3 £1,950
    International students (per annum): £8,800 per annum Year 1 and 2; Year 3 £4,400
  • PGDip (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £3,900 per annum
    International students (per annum): £8,800 per annum
  • PGDip (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £3,900 per annum
    International students (per annum): £8,800 per annum

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, learning from real patients, equipment for all clinical workshops, assessment, administration and computational costs during your studies.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry).

For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.


Alumni Bursary

The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health offers an Alumni Bursary of £1000 towards tuition fees for successful applicants who are recent University of Manchester graduates and who are commencing one of our postgraduate taught Master's programmes in 2018. The bursary is available to students or alumni who:

  • graduated in 2017 or are graduating in 2018
  • hold a first class honours degree
  • have home or overseas fee status
  • are applying for full or part time study
  • are self-funded and not in receipt of any other funding support

The bursary will be applied as a fee reduction automatically for those students and alumni who meet the Alumni Bursary criteria so there is no application process.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
+44 (0)161 306 5439
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health