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Diabetes Care, Education and Management PGDip

Diabetes Care, Education and Management PGDip

Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Diabetes Nursing Health Education

Course type


Course Summary

This course has been designed to allow students to remain in their jobs while studying and for their studies to be able to have an immediate impact in their work environment. The course is aimed at working-professionals who wish to facilitate evidence-based change in clinical care and management within their healthcare system and recognise that this requires not just clinical knowledge but also skills in leadership, inter-professional education, organisational management, reflective professional practice and quality improvement. This programme aims to provide a comprehensive programme of diabetes education for health care professionals; develop competence in the diagnosis, treatment, and decision-making in the care of persons with diabetes; establish students with a basic grounding in educational/ behaviour change theory with application to patient and professional education; develop leadership and evaluation skills in the organisation and delivery of care in both primary care and hospitals to empower service delivery improvement; establish a stimulating environment for research, teaching and learning about diabetes; encourage a culture for training of health care professionals by the development of a network of experienced clinical teachers; allow health care professionals to enhance their knowledge and skills while remaining in work; bring immediate benefits into the workplace through the application of their learning in their work-place based projects; encourage a culture of multidisciplinary working in the workplace.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time


24 months

Start date



Modern Diabetes Care - Core
Science of Diabetes - Core
Organisational Approaches to the Delivery of Care - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants should have attended a university, or other institution approved by the Faculty Board and obtained a first degree in a healthcare discipline or other equivalent qualification acceptable to the Programme Director.