Entry requirements

Applicants must hold an appropriate first degree with a minimum of 2:2 honours, or hold appropriate professional qualifications.

Applications are invited from:

  • junior doctors
  • NHS staff
  • international students with appropriate qualifications
  • international doctors or healthcare professionals
  • those with related undergraduate degrees (e.g. Biomedical Science, Dietetics) or equivalent professional qualifications and background experience.

Months of entry


Course content

This course aims to inform and equip the practitioner with the necessary skills to function in a modern biomedical/clinical environment specialising in caring for the diabetes patient, and will be relevant to researchers, day-to-day NHS hospital and general practice.

Our course is delivered by a research-active group of academic staff, supplemented by clinicians and biomedical scientists.

You will receive training in research skills required in the interpretation of the literature and translating that into evidencebased practice.

The course is mapped to The Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board Speciality Training Curriculum for Endocrinology and Diabetes Mellitus.

If research is your interest, successful completion of the MSc will allow you to register onto one of our PhD courses.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-48 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Chester Medical School