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Clinical Dermatology is a taught programme for medical graduates wishing to specialise in dermatology. Students will gain clinical skills and knowledge of the scientific basis of clinical dermatology. They will develop practical training in laboratory sciences relevant to skin disease. The programme also includes a critical evaluation of dermatological literature on a specialist subject.
The programme is highly practical including teaching in a variety of clinics and laboratory sessions.
Tailor made for overseas medical graduates in particular.
Many lectures and clinics are led by world-leading experts.
As part of the programme students are attend weekly and monthly clinical meetings in St Thomas’ and Guys hospitals.
As part of the course, students attend a variety of short courses and conferences run by the Institute.
Located in the heart of London.
Application status Closed
Duration One year FT, September to September.
Study mode Full-time
Credit value UK 180/ECTS 90
Course intake 18.
Course leaders Professor Jonathan Barker
Course contact for further information • Before you apply: via our Enquiry Form at www.kcl.ac.uk/study/pg/contacts.aspx#admissions • After applying: use the messaging service at http://apply.kcl.ac.uk Postgraduate Education Coordinator, tel +44 (0)20 7188 6255, fax +44 (0)20 7928 1428.
Course contact form Postgraduate admissions enquiry form
Awarding institution King's College London
Faculty Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine
Visit our admissions webpages to view our English language entry requirements.
General entry advice. A medical qualification from a recognised university, current clinical experience of either six to 12 months in dermatology or three to four years practising medicine postregistration, and proof of English language ability for non-UK students.
Applications for 2016 entry are now closed.
The programme is based at the St John's Institute of Dermatology, a specialised clinical, teaching and research institute based in Guy's and St Thomas' hospitals. The Institute has its own academic facilities including lecture room, study areas and teaching laboratory. The clinical facilities are unusual in the UK as most subspecialties of dermatology, from contact dermatitis to dermatological surgery, are represented in the Institute, which therefore provides a unique environment for learning.
For medical graduates wishing to specialise in dermatology. To provide a combination of clinical skills and knowledge of the scientific basis of dermatology, and a practical training in clinical dermatology and laboratory sciences relevant to skin disease.
"The expertise of my tutors enabled me to grasp the knowledge and understanding of diseases in the field of dermatology and this experience has undoubtedly enhanced my career. I consider myself blessed to have been taught by some of the best people in dermatology."
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£10,500 p.a. (2016/17)*
£32,100 p.a. (2016/17)*
*This tuition fee is subject to annual increases.
When you receive an offer for this course you will be required to pay a non-refundable deposit to secure your place. The deposit will be credited towards your total fee payment.
The deposit is £1,000 – Home/EU and £2,000 - Overseas (2016/17)
If you receive an offer on or before 31st March 2016, payment is due by 30th April 2016.
If you receive an offer between 1st April 2016 and 30th June 2016, payment is due within one month of receipt of the offer.
If you receive an offer between 1st July 2016 and 31st July 2016, payment is due within two weeks of receipt of the offer.
If you receive an offer on or after 1st August 2016, payment is due within one week of receipt of the offer.
Please visit our web pages on fees and funding for more information.
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