Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Clinical Photography

This programme consists of a group of work-based, distance-learning awards in clinical photography and graphic design for health care, offered by the faculty of arts, media and design; the aim of this programme is to provide continuing professional development, including specialist knowledge and skills, for people who are already in work as medical illustrators; students cover topics such as the legal and ethical issues encountered in medical illustration, anatomy and physiology and computer skills for medical illustration; achievement of this award entitles students to be entered onto the HPC register, register with the committee for the accreditation of medical illustration practitioners (CAMIP) as well as become a full member of the institute of medical illustrators;

Entry requirements

Applicants must be 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.

Course modules

Modules include: the legal and ethical issues encountered in medical illustration; anatomy and physiology; computer skills for medical illustration.

Assessment methods

Practical assignments in: healthcare location photography; patient photography and lighting techniques; ophthalmic photography; dental photography; surgical photography.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Full-time - 1 years
PgCert Part-time £ 1,200 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years

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