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Healthcare sciences and medicine

Healthcare sciences and medicine CPD courses

Our healthcare sciences and medicine CPD courses cover units and programmes in a range of diagnostic sciences and various areas of medicine, and are suitable for professionals looking to improve their clinical skills.

Our CPD courses

Clinical immunology


    • Introduction to Immunology (15 credits)
    • Immunology and Infection (15 credits)
    • Immunodeficiency and Immunotherapy (15 credits)

Clinical skills


    • Therapeutics (15 credits)
    • Contemporary Issues in Healthcare (15 credits)
    • Advanced History Taking, Clinical and Communication Skills (15 credits)



    • Common Inflammatory Conditions
    • Benign Lesions in the Context of Malignancy


    • Fundamentals of Skin Ageing
    • Skin Rejuvenation
    • Injectables in Aesthetic Medicine
    • Lasers in Aesthetic Medicine

Genomic medicine

    • Advanced Clinical Bioinformatics (15 credits)
    • An Introduction to Human Genetics and Genomics (15 credits)
    • Bioinformatics, Interpretation, Statistics and Data Quality Assurance (15 credits)
    • Counselling Skills for Genomics (15 credits)
    • Ethical, Legal and Social Issues in Applied Genomics (15 credits)
    • Genomics of Common and Rare Inherited Diseases (15 credits)
    • Health Informatics (15 credits)
    • Molecular Pathology of Cancer (15 credits)

Occupational health


Manchester Academy for Healthcare Scientist Education (MAHSE)

MAHSE is a partnership between The University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Salford that aims to coordinate the development of healthcare science programmes and CPD opportunities for healthcare scientists. Find out more on the MAHSE page. 

Postgraduate degrees

We also offer a range of courses for professionals who wish to work towards a full postgraduate award (MSc/MRes/PGDip/PGCert). These include courses in: 

  • aesthetic medicine
  • clinical immunology
  • medical education
  • occupational health
  • oncology. 

See a full list of our taught master's courses.

"So far, I have completed four modules on Bioinformatics, Human Genetics, Pharmacogenomics and Genetic Counselling. I can honestly say that I have thoroughly enjoyed each of these and they have opened my eyes to the potential transformation of healthcare in the NHS through genomic medicine."

Bradley Horn / Genetic Technologist and Genomic Medicine MSc student

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