Taught course

Endocrinology (Online Delivery)

University of South Wales · University of South Wales

Entry requirements

Applicants will typically be health professionals who have regular exposure to people with endocrine disorders. They may be part of a team which delivers care, a leader of that team or an individual who treats people with endocrine disorders. Health professionals with a previous degree or equivalent are eligible to apply for admission to the course. The course is designed to be relevant to all health professionals who might have exposure to people with endocrine related disorders and is particularly relevant to: Specialist registrars, endocrine nurses and those primary care physicians with a specialist interest in endocrinology.

Months of entry


Course content

This part-time online course aims to help the student to become an important advocate in the delivery of care to people with endocrinology related problems.

On completion of the diploma, students have:

- a greater confidence and understanding of the management of patients with endocrine disorders through case studies and discussion.
- improved critical analysis of published data and data interpretation.

What You Will Study

The postgraduate diploma course is based on the Royal College of Physicians Specialty Training curriculum. The online course lasts one calendar year and is a part time distance learning course, with 6 modules per year, each of 6 weeks duration.

- Module 1 : Disorders of the Hypothalamus and Pituitary
- Module 2 : Disorders of the thyroid
- Module 3 : Disorders of the adrenals
- Module 4 : Disorders of parathyroids, calcium and bone
- Module 5 : Reproductive endocrinology
- Module 6 : Endocrine-related cancer

How You Will Study

Teaching begins with 2 days of introductory lectures. Students will attend these lectures in the UK (Glyntaff campus, University of Glamamorgan). This allows the students to meet with the tutors and their peers with whom they will become more familiar over the duration of the online course. Tutors introduce both the module content and the online learning environment to students

Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months


part time
12 months

Course contact details

Enquiries and Admissions
08455 194 787
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