Taught course

Diabetes Best Practice

University of Southampton · School of Medicine

Entry requirements

Second-class degree, or relevant professional qualification or post-qualifying professional experience or intercalation from medical degree.

Months of entry

October, September

Course content

This programme is designed to equip workforces and individuals with the skills and knowledge to meet future diabetes healthcare demands in the UK and beyond. Broad training from internationally respected experts across the University provides the skills you need to understand and manage people with diabetes, helping you support adults and young people more effectively and improve your healthcare provision through the transfer of knowledge. Our individually tailored programme is aligned to Diabetes UK best practice and World Health Organization recommendations.

Compulsory modules: Foundations of Diabetes, Clinical Research Skills and Dissertation module

Optional modules: Diabetes in the Young; Psychosocial Aspects of Diabetes Through the Ages; Assessment of Nutritional Status; Modern Management of Diabetes, Nutrition and Pharmacology; Introduction to Management of Diabetes in Primary and Secondary Care (adult module); Work-based Learning in Diabetes.

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


part time
12-36 months
full time
12 months


part time
12-36 months
full time
12 months


part time
12-60 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

44 (0)23 8120 6925