What will I learn?

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 Postgraduate Certificate in Aesthetic Medicine from Queen Mary.

  • Study this part-time course alongside other commitments, from anywhere in the world
  • Optional simulation training through clinical days
  • Based at the Centre for Cell Biology and Cutaneous Research (CCR) 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 specifically for practising clinicians by leading aestheticians
  • Be part of an expanding industry

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.

Which department am I in?

Blizard Institute

Study options

Online/Distance (1 year)

Tuition fees
£8,350.00 (8,62,123) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Students will study this course by Part-time Distance Learning.

Entry requirements

For international students

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. IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall including 6.0 in Writing and Speaking, and 5.5 in Reading and Listening. TOEFL: 92 overall including 21 in Writing and Speaking, 18 in Reading and 17 in Listening.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary is ranked among the 25 most internationally diverse universities in the world and is home to a hugely diverse student population.

  • A leading higher education provider in the UK
  • One of the 24 Russell Group institutions
  • Houses 300 societies and 60 sports clubs
  • Has produced eight Nobel Prize Winners