Taught course


Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh · Podiatry

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Entry requirements

An honours degree or equivalent in a health or health-related discipline.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

In the Academic year of 2019-20 the Division of Dietetics, Nutrition, Biological Sciences, Physiotherapy, Podiatry and Radiography (DPPR) will be launching an exciting, educationally and practice relevant Postgraduate Framework.

The Framework will draw on existing programmes, including the MSc Diabetes, restructured in both content and form to offer greater flexibility in choice and modes of study that are responsive to individual needs and todays culture of work and learning. Part time, full time, work based, face-to-face and online study options will be available. Individual modules can be taken for the purposes of continuous professional development or can lead to a variety of qualifications such as PgCert, PgDip or Masters. Further information on the postgraduate framework can be found on our framework overview page.

The Diabetes Pathway will offer a range of theoretical and clinically based modules, allowing the development of an evidence-based approach to the management of diabetes and specialism in an area of personal choice. Pathway modules have been developed in collaboration with medical colleagues and blend the theoretical perspectives with the practicalities of implementing and evaluating an effective diabetic care programme.

Delivered entirely online, this course will open up a wealth of career opportunities with a diabetes focus. It is available to people working in a range of health-related professions and is available both full-time and part-time.

This course is for doctors, nurses, allied health professionals and pharmacists with an interest in diabetes care. It aims to develop the scientific basis for improvement in diabetes clinical practice and public health using robust epidemiological, evidence based and social science methodologies.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    12-84 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12-84 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Derek Santos
+44 (0)131 474 0000