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  • Study Type

    Distance learning available

  • Subject Areas

    Medicine

  • Start Date

    September

  • Course Duration

    14 months part time distance learning

  • Course Type

    PgCert

  • Course Fees

    website

  • Last Updated

    14 March 2019

If you are a practising photographer working in a healthcare setting, this programme offers you the opportunity to extend your knowledge and understanding of the profession and the context in which it is practised. Through a combination of theoretical and practical based assignments, you will advance your photographic skills and critical thinking through evidence-based, reflective practice.

Overview

This course offers clinical photographers the opportunity to extend their knowledge and understanding of the profession and the context in which it is practised.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Photography is a 14-month, part-time distance learning course. It is one of only two part-time distance learning courses in the UK on offer to photographers employed in healthcare and it is the only course that supplements distance learning with face-to-face teaching.

Through a combination of theory and practice-based assignments, delivered through e-learning and face-to-face teaching methods, you will have the opportunity to advance your photographic skills and critical thinking through evidence-based, reflective practice.

Distinctive features

  • The opportunity to learn in a Russell Group University.
  • Learning in an organisation with over 40 years of established history of clinical photography/medical illustration education.
  • The opportunity to learn from experienced staff working at the forefront of medical illustration.
  • A supportive, yet independent learning environment.
  • A course of study accredited by the Institute of Medical Illustrators.
  • Graduates are eligible to apply for full membership to the Institute of Medical Illustrators and professional registration.

Learning and assessment

How will I be taught?

Through a mixture of three face-to-face study day periods totalling 8 days (4, 2 and 2 days respectively) in Cardiff and self-directed distance learning supported with on-line learning materials.

How will I be supported?

Each student will be allocated a personal tutor for academic and pastoral support. At the start of the course, students are also made aware that should they wish, they are able to contact any of the course staff for academic or pastoral issues.

Career prospects

Students enrolled on the programme are employed as photographers within the healthcare profession. Successful completion of the course will support your career progression and professional development. This course is recognised nationally, with previous clinical photography students regularly achieving success in the Institute of Medical Illustrator’s Annual Awards and presenting at the Institute’s annual conference. On graduating from the course you are eligible to apply for full membership to the Institute of Medical Illustrators and entry onto the Committee for the Accreditation of Medical Illustration Practitioners (CAMIP) Voluntary Register.


Visit the Clinical Photography - PGCert page on the Cardiff University website for more details!

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