Taught course

Diabetes Care and Management

Glasgow Caledonian University · Department of Life Sciences

Entry requirements

UK honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) from a recognised institute of higher education or NHS institute. Applicants will normally be registered HCPs. For mature candidates, equivalence to an Honours degree may be demonstrated through the University’s procedures for the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course is designed to equip Health Care Professionals (HCPs) from all relevant backgrounds with the in-depth knowledge and understanding required to deliver the best of care to patients with Diabetes.

The programme takes a multi-disciplinary approach to the study of diabetes, allowing integration of key discipline areas in the understanding of the biology of the disease, its diagnosis and the understanding of the complications of diabetes, their prevention and management.

It emphasises the importance of research and development in the subject area and exposes you to the latest advances in the understanding of health and disease; equipping you with the competencies to take part in active research.

Information for international students

English Language Requirements: IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 5.5 Scholarships may be available.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees need to be paid to the university however some students are eligible for tuition fee support. The fees and financial support that are relevant to you depend on where you lived before coming to university.

Qualification and course duration


full time
16 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0) 141 331 8630