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Diabetes Practice, MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Diabetes Nursing

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This is a flexible distance learning programme, structured to fit around your busy working life. Our multi-disciplinary curriculum will combine distance online learning with practical skills delivered in two five-day residential workshops. If you are a health professional with a specialist interest in diabetes, or you want to develop your knowledge and skills in this area, our bespoke MSc Diabetes Practice programme, will advance your understanding and clinical skills.

This unique programme, designed with the needs of future diabetes specialist nurses in mind, will provide you with fundamental and advanced knowledge in clinical skills, experience and professional behaviour, and will address knowledge gaps in order to address the health and care needs of people with diabetes. You will also gain a comprehensive understanding of diabetes treatments, technologies and different situations which can affect management of the condition.

You will be taught through a mixture of online learning and two 5-day residentials where face to face lectures, group work and seminars will take place. In addition to this there are discussion forums and assessment assignments attached to each module. We have designed the programme to provide you with advanced knowledge and understanding of diabetes care, and the skills needed to apply your learning to professional practice. As such, this Masters programme will give you the in-depth knowledge of diabetes care to potentially enhance your prospects for career progression.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

2 years

Start date

01-OCT-19

Modules

This core module will aim to explore and give a basic underpinning knowledge of events that can result from or affect diabetes care. This will include hypo- and hyperglycemia, illness and pregnancy, demonstrating causes of disruption and the courses of action required to ensure continuous diabetes management throughout. The module will be delivered online via distance learning, with online assessments.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,050

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£10,100

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a 2.1 in a relevant subject preferably with clinical experience. Significant relevant experience in a diabetes related healthcare discipline may be accepted in lieu of a degree.

University information

Located on the stunning Swansea Bay coastline, this Welsh university provides easy access to the city centre, as well as to the beaches of the spectacular Gower Peninsula. Swansea has recently been named University of the Year by students at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2019, where it was also runner-up in the Postgraduate category. It’s also recognised as a UK top 30 research institution (Research Excellence Framework 2014). The...more

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