Department of Dermatology Postgraduate Courses:
Making the right choice...

The Department of Dermatology at the University of Wales College of Medicine runs several postgraduate courses. Here is how to choose which is best for you:

  • Do you have little dermatology experience but wish to specialise in dermatology as a career?
    Consider the Diploma in Clinical Dermatology, a full-time one-year course.

  • Do you wish to specialise in dermatology as a career and need a postgraduate degree with some research experience?
    Consider the MSc in Clinical Dermatology course, the first year of which is the Diploma in Clinical Dermatology course.

  • Are you a general practitioner and wish to increase your expertise in dealing with skin disease in practice?
    Consider the one-year distance learning course, the Diploma in Practical Dermatology.
    (GPwSI in Dermatology position statement.)

  • Do you plan a career in dermatology and wish to have extensive research experience leading to a higher degree?
    Consider the MPhil and PhD degree courses.

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