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Clinical Dermatology

ProfCert Clinical Dermatology

Academic Year 2020/2021

Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 10)

Who should apply?

Full Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes

International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

Programme Outcomes

This Professional Certificate covers all aspects of clinical dermatology with a comprehensive lecture schedule delivered by expert Consultant Dermatologists. Lectures will be delivered through an interactive webinar series and organised into relevant blocks. The lecture schedule will compromise 25 hours of webinar-based interactive teaching and assessment separated into 4 blocks of lectures to include.

Block 1:

Introduction to Dermatology: Molecular Biology of the Skin & Dermatological Terminology

Cutaneous Malignancy:

Melanocytic lesions & Melanoma

Non-melanoma skin cancers

Infectious Dermatoses:

Bacterial and parasitic infections;

Viral and fungal infections

Block 2:

Inflammatory Dermatoses Part 1:




Other Papulosquamous disorders - (PRP, pitryiasis rosea, PLEVA, PLC, parapsoraisis CTCL); Atopic Dermatitis

Contact Dermatitis

Block 3:

Inflammatory Dermatoses Part 2:

Itch and urticaria

Lichenoid eruptions and vulvar dermatoses

Blistering Eruptions; Photobiology – lupus, photodermatoses, sunscreens; Drug reactions

Block 4:

Cutaneous manifestations of Systemic Disease

Cutaneous manifestations of systemic disease (to include)Neutrophilic dermatoses – Erythema nodosum, Sweets,

Pyoderma Gangrenosum, Behcets)


Stasis Dermatitis and Ulcers

Scarring and nonscarring alopecias

Neonatal rashes and birthmarks

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a Medical degree from a recognised Irish or International Medical School (NFQ Level 8 or equivalent) and be licensed to practice Medicine by the Irish Medical Council in Ireland or an equivalent international licensing body.

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


8 months full-time

Number of credits


Further enquiries

Contact Name: Ronan Gough

Contact Number: +353 1 716 6261

Subjects taught

Stage 1 - Core

Clinical Dermatology


Application date

How to apply?

The following entry routes are available:

Prof Cert Clinical Dermatology FT (X877)


8 Months


Full Time



Course fee

ProfCert Clinical Dermatology (X877) Full Time

EU fee per year - € 1500

nonEU fee per year - € 2500

***Fees are subject to change.

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