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Diabetes Practice, PGCert

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Diabetes Nursing

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

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 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.

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.

DIABETES PRACTICE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

Different course options

Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

1 year

Start date

28-SEP-20

Modules

This core module is delivered primarily as a 5-day residential that aims to develop the students’ knowledge of the available pharmaceutical treatments for diabetes. It will explore all aspects of current pharmaceutical regimes from oral medications through injectables to basic pump technologies. This will enable the students to not only have the opportunity to see and handle these pharmaceuticals, but also appreciate the wider context of medication planning and progression of the disease. The module will be delivered primarily on campus (5-day residential) with extra online content, and both in situ and online assessments.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£3,350

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,700

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.

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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