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Facial Aesthetics

College of medicine and dentistry

This Master of Science course in Facial Aesthetics is based on a unique syllabus to address the theoretical and practical aspects of facial aesthetics.  The course includes important aspects of anatomy, pharmacology, safety, clinical practice, and protocols for dealing with complications.

Application Status
Open for Sept 2022

Study Mode
Distance or Blended Learning


Distance or Blended Learning: 18 Months

Course Fee
Distance Learning: £25,000 (£12,500 per year)
Blended Learning: £25,000 (£12,500 per year)

Course Leader
Visiting Professor Ali Ghanem

Course contact for further information

Benjamin Burley
T: (+44) 0121 818 0351

Awarding Institution
Ulster University

Course Details

Taught by renowned academics and experts in the field, the course employs a variety of teaching modalities, including didactic lectures, work shops, simulation based training and clinical practice.

Free Private Medical Insurance – as part of our commitment to look after our students, we provide you with free Private Medical Insurance cover whilst studying at CoMD.

Practical Workshops

As part of the course, you will be exposed to unique practical training, benefiting from the experience of performing procedures on simulated models.

Clinical Training

You will be exposed to clinical training in our state-of-the-art dental hospital in central Birmingham, where facial aesthetics procedures are undertaken by expert academics and specialists. And if you decide to take the international placement you also gain clinical experience with patients under the supervision of our international faculty.

Masters of Science (MSc) in Facial Aesthetics

Distance Learning (Part Time)
Master of Science (MSc) in Facial Aesthetics
Course Duration: 2 years
180 UK credits, 90 ECTS credits, 36 US credits

This course is delivered entirely online; you will be able to attend synchronous and recorded seminars on our advanced virtual learning platform. The practical sessions are also recorded, and the relevant materials are posted for you to complete the practicals in your practice.

Masters of Science (MSc) in Facial Aesthetics

Blended Learning (Part Time)
Master of Science (MSc) in Facial Aesthetics
Course Duration: 2 years
180 UK credits, 90 ECTS credits, 36 US credits

You will attend two intensive week-long residential schools in each stage of this course in our College in central Birmingham. Teaching will include seminars, practical interactive workshops and training on simulated models and cadaveric specimens.

Flexibility to exit with a Post-Graduate Certificate (PG-Cert) or Post-Graduate Diploma (PG-Dip) in Facial Aesthetics

*The course is validated via Ulster University*

Distance Learning and Blended Learning Applicants

  • Undergraduate Degree in Medicine, Dentistry or any registered qualification, and
  • Applicants will need to demonstrate evidence of professional indemnity cover, and
  • Health clearance to be able to perform clinical practice, and
  • Current evidence of satisfactory DBS check

English Language Requirements

Our courses require a minimum English level of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score under 5.5. If you do not meet the English language requirement we will give you a conditional offer subject to you meeting the requirement before the commencement of the course.

Accredited Prior Learning Scheme

If you believe that you already have already gained some of the experience, knowledge and learning for the programme you are interested in, you may be exempt from some modules. Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) is a process we use to recognise learning already achieved. Each APL application is considered on an individual basis, so please contact us for further help or information. Read further guidance here 

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Face
  • Aesthetic Medicine of the Face I (Wrinkles Relaxing Injections)
  • Aesthetic Medicine of the Face II (Soft Tissue Augmentation)
  • Practical Skills of Facial Aesthetics I (Assessment, Toxins, Fillers)
  • Aesthetic Medicine of the Face III (Cadaveric Workshop)
  • Aesthetic Medicine of the Face IV (Aesthetic Regenerative Medicine)
  • Aesthetic Medicine of the Face V (Skin Surface and Laxity)
  • Practical Skills of Facial Aesthetics II
  • Aesthetic Medicine of the Face VI (Cadaveric Workshop)
  • Research Methodology I
  • Research Methodology II
  • Ethics, Medicolegal, Psychology and Business Management Applied to Aesthetic Medicine Practice
  • Research Dissertation

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