This course provides continuing professional development, including specialist knowledge and skills, for people who are already in work as medical illustrators.
It forms part of the Medical Illustration Programme of work-based, distance-learning awards offered by the Faculty of Arts and Creative Technologies.
This award is based on learning through work-based assignments, so it is really only suitable for those who are employed in a healthcare environment that gives them access to the clinical situations, specialist equipment and workplace supervisors necessary for the successful completion of those assignments.
You will study: -The legal and ethical issues encountered in medical illustration -Anatomy and physiology -Computer skills for medical illustration
You will also carry out practical assignments in: -Healthcare location photography -Patient photography and lighting techniques -Ophthalmic photography -Dental photography -Surgical photography
Other admission requirements
It is a requirement for admission to the programme that students are currently in employment either as medical illustrators or as trainee medical illustrators and that they have the support of their line managers. They will need to provide the written agreement of a named person in their workplace (usually the line manager) to take on the role of workplace supervisor and act as a mentor to you throughout the course.
Applicants for admission to the programme should already hold a first degree in a related discipline, or have gained at least three years’ professional experience in medical illustration. See course description for further admission details.
Recipient: Staffordshire University
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