Taught course

Obesity and Weight Management

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

Entry requirements

  • First degree or equivalent (including international qualifications)
  • Relevant professional healthcare qualifications.
  • Applicants without recognised qualifications but have relevant work experience, background knowledge and skills will also be considered on an individual basis.

Months of entry

March, September

Course content

Obesity is a global epidemic and a leading cause of several major non-communicable diseases including Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and some cancers. Prevention and management is critical in reducing the considerable health costs of obesity. The Postgraduate Diploma in Obesity and Weight Management will focus on enabling health care professionals to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to treat patients effectively.

This online course, run with the collaborative partner Diploma MSc, creates professionals who can independently assess, evaluate and disseminate the evidence base related to Obesity and Weight Management. It will develop problem solving and clinical skills together with preparing students to take a leadership role. On successful completion of this course you could go on to study the MSc Obesity and Weight Management.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    flexible
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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