Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Graphic Design for Healthcare

This programme, offered by the faculty of arts, media and design, aims to provide continuing professional development, including specialist knowledge and skills, for people who are already in work as medical illustrators; the award is based on learning through work-based assignments, so is 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 assignments.

Entry requirements

Applications are considered on an individual basis.

Course modules

Core modules: The legal and ethical issues encountered in medical illustration; anatomy and physiology; computer skills for medical illustration.

Assessment methods

Students carry out practical assignments in black and white and colour illustration, web design, computer applications, teaching poster production and brochure design.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Full-time - 12 months
PgCert Part-time - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus) Stoke on Trent ST4 2DF West Midlands

Key information

Telephone number: 
01782 294400