Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Medical Illustration

The course extends students' knowledge and understanding of medical illustration and develops the students' evaluative, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. There are two rroutes available, clinical photography and graphics for healthcare sciences.

Entry requirements

Either a 1st degree or equivalent in photography, videography, film-based media or a media course majoring in these topics or a 1st degree or equivalent in graphic design and currently be practising as a medical illustrator.

Course modules

Modules include: Methods of inquiry; professional practice in medical illustration; clinical photography; patient management in clinical photography; designing for print; designing for the screen; ophthalmic imaging; photography in cermatology; dental photography; surgical photography; surgical videography; website design; patient information leaflets; scientific posters.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Distance learning £ 1,902 per Module (home fees) 14 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning

Key information

Telephone number: 
029 2068 7538