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Postgraduate Certificate in Aesthetic Medicine

Offered by: MAHSA University

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Exam BodyMAHSA University
Course Duration1 year
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CampusPetaling Jaya Campus
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Bioscience and Nursing
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyPostgraduate Certificate
Field of StudyMedicine & Healthcare
Stream RequirementsScience Stream
Credit Hours20
Course Description

The Postgraduate Certificate in Aesthetic Medicine programme is developed for medical doctors who want to gain extensive knowledge of the basic medical science behind aesthetic medicine and adhere to best practices employing evidence-based medicine (EBM). The hands-on training provided by qualified, and experienced academic staff, LCP certified aesthetic practitioners and the available state of art facilities and equipment augments the professional practicing abilities of the students. The programme has created a career pathway for medical doctors who aim at developing themselves with advanced knowledge, practical skills and professional attitude and apply for Letter of Credentialing and Privileging (LCP) Chapter 1 examination by the Ministry of Health Malaysia to pursue their career as aesthetic practitioners. Spanning over for two long semesters, the course covers 4 modules and a clinical attachment with a total of 20 credits in 1 year.

The assessments comprise of 20-40% coursework and 50-60% final examination and clinical attachment depending on the individual module.

  • Programme Structure:
    • Year 1, Semester 1 (YR1 SEM1):
      • Facial Anatomy & Skin Sciences in Aesthetic Medicine
      • Laser, Lights & EBD Principles and Safety
      • Injectables in Aesthetic Medicine Principles & Safety
      • Legislation, Guidelines & Consent in Aesthetic Medicine
      • Revision & Exam
    • Year 1, Semester 2 (YR1 SEM2):
      • Clinical attachment
Entry Requirements
  • Those who have MBBS or equivalent degree and;
  • Those who are fully registered with MMC and have current APC
Career Prospects

This programme provides alternative opportunities for doctors to be certified practitioners in the field of Aesthetic medicine.

Graduates of this post-graduate certificate programme can opt to become,

  • Certified Practitioners of Aesthetic Medicine
  • Medical Directors of Aesthetic Clinics
  • Business/ Medical Consultants
  • Aesthetic Educationists

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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