Taught course

Diabetes Care

University of Salford · College of Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

Applicants to this course should have: A Bachelor’s degree with honours from a UK University, normally an upper 2nd or above degree in an appropriate subject; An equivalent academic or professional qualification from the UK or elsewhere, i.e. incorporating study at least comparable to 120 credits at level 6; A Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate from a UK University. Suitable For Graduate health care professionals with an interest in diabetes care wishing to pursue this course. This course provides best practice in diabetes via an in-depth understanding of high quality diabetes care supported by current research findings. Applicant profile This course is for you if you are a committed practitioner wishing to develop your personal creative practice to a higher, professional level, particularly in diabetes care. Your professional agenda for study will be actively encouraged. There is an emphasis on understanding the importance of problem solving in the process of diabetes management likely to be encountered in the clinical settings. You will contextualise your work via rigorous analysis of relevant discussion and reflective practice. You will be encouraged to identify and develop any self-initiated project ideas.

Months of entry


Course content

3 good reasons to study Diabetes Care at Salford:

  • Understand the factors contributing to the current epidemic of diabetes nationally and internationally
  • Support people from various cultural background to effectively manage their diabetes, prevent complications and lead a normal life
  • Use evidence to develop and continually improve the quality of diabetes management

Course Summary

This course aims to provide a balance between theoretical and clinical skills and develop participants’ levels of critical enquiry so you can deliver high quality evidence-based care to people with diabetes.

It will also encourage critical thinking through participation in the simulation laboratory, group discussion and presentation.

It will, through an understanding of research methods, encourage the analysis of cutting-edge diabetes research data to develop standards and guidelines for best practice.

The course will develop an enhanced understanding of contemporary approach to diabetes care.

Information for international students

For admission to this course an applicant whose native tongue is not English must possess a current qualification deemed acceptable by the University as evidence of proficiency in the English Language. This must equate to a minimum average IELTS score of 6 or above (each component 5.5 or above)

Fees and funding

Fees 2014-15

Full-time: £7350

Full-time International: £12800

Fees 2015-16

Full-time: £7,500

Full-time International: £13,050

Additional costs

You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.

Scholarships and Bursaries

We offer awards to help you study through our:

  • Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship
  • University of Salford student loyalty discount
  • Country bursary scheme for International students only

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
12 months


full time
10 months
part time
24 months


part time
12 months
full time
5-10 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries Service
+44 (0) 161 295 4545
+44 (0) 161 295 4646