Taught course

Biomedical Research (Diabetes)

University of Dundee · School of Medicine

Entry requirements

A collaboration must have been established between the University of Dundee and a national healthcare organisation within the applicants country. Applicants should have: Minimum of 2(ii) degree or international equivalent in science or a science related discipline with involvement in a laboratory based working environment. Please check our website for English language requirements.

Months of entry


Course content

This course will be taught through face-to-face teaching followed by online support from specialists from the University of Dundee.

In partnership with the Dasman Diabetes Institute and the Ministry of Health in Kuwait, face-to-face teaching is hosted at the Dasman Diabetes Institute throughout the year.

After completing PG Cert, PG Dip or MSc, broad intended learning outcomes will include:

  • Cellular, molecular and systems aspects of human disease types and pathophysiology.
  • Awareness of a variety of research methodologies and appropriate applications of research methods, including: laboratory, clinic-based, experimental and records-based aspects.
  • The ability to identify, critically evaluate and then employ the most appropriate research method(s) to close gaps or inadequacies in the current state-of-the-art knowledge of disease.
  • The ability to develop and employ presentational and communication skills to increase knowledge sharing and team-working within a research setting.

Fees and funding

For further information please contact biomedical-research@dundee.ac.uk.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Departmental Secretary
+44 (0)1382 383068