Taught course


Cardiff University · School of Medicine

Entry requirements

Suitable for medical and allied healthcare practitioners, with clinical responsibility for individuals with diabetes, who will be future leaders and innovators in diabetes management in both primary and secondary care settings. Candidates should possess a degree in Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing or relevant vocational qualification in a diabetes related clinical subject, in addition to satisfying the Cardiff University requirements for entry to postgraduate courses. Good English language skills are essential and it is a course requirement that students have access to a computer with a broadband internet connection.

MSc intake is in January, PgDip begins February

Months of entry


Course content

Note: The modules taught as part of the Diabetes MSc/PgDip programme are also available as standalone modules. A module list is available via the link below.

These programmes in Diabetes have been established to equip healthcare professionals with an interest in diabetes with a sound knowledge of the subject. The course aims to offer knowledge and expertise in the pathophysiology and clinical management of diabetes.

The course are a development of the Diabetes Research Unit which has an international reputation for teaching and research in diabetes. The programme seeks to encourage critical thinking and improve the understanding of diabetes and diabetes related topics. Students will be equipped not only with current factual knowledge but will also learn strategies which will be of lasting value in dealing with future advances in therapy and management strategy.

Full details can be found here: http://courses.cardiff.ac.uk/postgraduate/course/detail/p090.html

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
24 months


distance learning
36 months


distance learning
12 months

Course contact details

Diabetes Programme Team
+44 (0)29 2074 5877