Taught course

Diabetes

Institution
Ulster University · Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

Applicants must have:

  • a degree in a relevant Life Sciences discipline or another related discipline from a university in the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, from the Council for National Academic Awards, the National Council for Educational Awards, the Higher Education and Training Awards Council or from an institution of another country which is recognised as being of an equivalent standard; or
  • an equivalent standard in a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma or an approved alternative qualification in a relevant Life Science discipline or another related discipline; and
  • provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent) and for non-native English speakers, IELTS students whose first language is not English must have a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (with no contributing band at less than 5.5) or equivalent.

In exceptional circumstances, where an individual has substantial and significant experiental learning a portfolio of written evidence demonstrating the meeting of graduate qualities (including subject-specific outcomes, as determined by the Course Committee) may be considered as an alternative entrance route. Evidence used to demonstrate graduate qualities may not be used for exemption against modules within the programme.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The PgCert in Diabetes provides students with the opportunity to learn the relevant and contemporary scientific issues covering aspects ranging from the mechanisms and pathophysiology of diabetes through the science underpinning clinical diagnosis and pharmacology of diabetes.

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

part time
9 months
distance learning
9 months
online
9 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Office
Email
science@ulster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)28 7012 4159