Taught course

Diabetes

Institution
University of South Wales · Faculty of Life Sciences and Education
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Entry to the one-year MSc Diabetes programme will require the successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes (120 credits) either from the University of South Wales or from another UK University.

Students may apply for the Masters in Diabetes as a two-year course consisting of eight modules (180 credits), the first 120 credits of which being the Postgraduate Diploma.

Months of entry

March, September

Course content

This clinically-focused Masters in diabetes, run with the collaborative partner Diploma MSc, provides post-qualification preparation for roles in diabetes specialist teams, diabetes specialist nursing, practice nursing and allied health professionals aiming to provide diabetes services in primary care.

The diabetes course, delivered entirely online, is designed to equip professionals with the knowledge and skills to deliver a first-rate diabetes service. You will gain experience of developing local guidelines, patient information literature or care pathways which will be part of their individual and group activities.

You will develop a greater confidence and understanding of the management of people with Diabetes through case studies and discussion and improve your critical analysis of published data and data interpretation.

The curriculum is based on the International Curriculum for Diabetes Health Professional Education produced by the International Diabetes Federation and meets the highest international standards for diabetes education.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    flexible
    12-24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12-24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    12-24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries and Admissions
Email
enquiries@southwales.ac.uk