General Practitioner - Clinical Dermatology

University College Dublin


Course Name General Practitioner - Clinical Dermatology
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X877
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters ProfCert
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment NEXT INTAKE:2022/2023 September
Application Date

Expand+The following entry routes are available:

Prof Cert Clinical Dermatology PT (X877)
Duration 8 Months Attend Part Time
Deadline Rolling*

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is ...

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Duration When: 19:30 on Thursdays,

Course Duration: Autum-Spring 2-Trimesters (September intake)

Location: Online via Zoom
Course Fee ProfCert Clinical Dermatology (X877) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 1560
nonEU fee per year - € 2580

***Fees are subject to change

For information on current course fees, please see the University Fees Office website
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants must have a Medical degree from a recognised Irish or International Medical School (NFQ Level 8 or equivalent).

Applicants participating in the optional clinical patient-based session will need to be Garda vetted.

Minimum IT Requirem...

Course Content

Expand+ProfCert Clinical Dermatology
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 10)

Dermatological (skin and hair) issues can comprise up to 25% of a General Practitioner’s workload, and so the majority of skin conditions should be treated in this communit...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Stage 1 - Core
Clinical Dermatology MDCS42190

Course Overview
This Professional Certificate-level course covers all aspects of clinical dermatology, with a comprehensive lecture schedule delivered by expert Consultant Dermatologists. Lectures wi...

Assessment Method

Expand+Assessment and Qualification
There will be two online case-based scenario MCQ exams, one held at the end of each trimester, which will present various clinical based scenarios, to facilitate problem-solving, critical analysis and evidence-based care...

Number of Credits 10
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Academic Course Director: Professor Desmond J Tobin, Charles Institute of Dermatology, UCD School of Medicine, UCD, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland.

Module Coordinator: Dr Rosalind Hughes, St Vincent's Hospital & Blackrock Clinic, Dublin, Ireland.
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