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Dermatology Courses

Overview of Dermatology and Dermoscopy Training

The Department of Dermatology at the School of Medicine, Cardiff University runs a number of postgraduate dermatology courses. Here is how to choose which is best for you:

» Diploma in Practical Dermatology A one-year distance learning course delivering excellent dermatology training for doctors in general who wish to gain expertise in dealing with skin disease.

» MSc in Practical Dermatology An online distance learning MSc in dermatology. For doctors who have completed the Diploma in Practical Dermatology.

» Diploma/MSc in Clinical Dermatology The first year of which is the Diploma in Clinical Dermatology course. For doctors who wish to specialise in dermatology as a career and need a postgraduate dermatology degree with some research experience.

» MPhil and PhD For students who plan a career in dermatology and wish to have extensive research experience leading to a higher degree.

» An Introduction to Dermoscopy is a 12 week course in Dermoscopy, delivered entirely online. Students will develop competency in using a dermatoscope to evaluate skin lesions and improve their skin cancer diagnostic skills.  


Cardiff Dermatology Research Department