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

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
YR1 SEM2 Clinical attachment

Entry Qualification

  • 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