Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Diabetes Care and Management

Diabetes is on the rise worldwide. Highly qualified healthcare professionals with expertise in diabetes care are in high demand. The work is challenging but rewarding, and the field needs talented health care professionals with a real commitment to the common good. The MSc Diabetes Care and Management is multidisciplinary, bringing together key insights from multiple fields. During this masters degree you will learn about best practices in health management and diabetes from a broad range of perspectives. •Understand the biology of the disease •Learn about preventing, diagnosing and managing diabetes •Recognise diabetes complications •Explore the latest research in the field •Survey up-to-date advances in management and care •Acquire the skills to collaborate on active clinical research Keeping the programme career-focused, our diabetes care and management masters students undertake a number of clinical attachments at local hospitals. This opportunity helps them solidify their skills and make a positive impact on patients in a real-world setting. The final Project/Dissertation Diabetes module gives students the opportunity to obtain an enhanced understanding of an area of diabetes or to undertake a clinical audit in collaboration with local diabetes consultants.

Entry requirements

MSc: UK Honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent). Applicants will normally be registered Health Care Professionals. Academic IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 5.5.

Course modules

Diabetes Care: A Multi Professional Approach; Pathophysiology and Therapeutics of Diabetes; The Lower Limb and Foot in Diabetes - Evaluation of Risk; Skills for Professional Practice for Health Sciences; Chronic Complications of Diabetes; Nutrition and Lifestyle Management of Diabetes; Supporting Anticipatory Care for Long Term Conditions Management (Diabetes) or Advancing Practice in Diabetes Care and Management; Reflective Work-based Practice; and Project/Dissertation Diabetes. It is possible to undertake Diabetes Care: A Multi Professional Approach, as a stand alone CPD certificate; Post Experience Certificate, and gain credits towards a future Masters level degree.

Assessment methods

We use a wide range of learning and teaching methods to ensure that you have both the necessary knowledge and understanding of business and management and a portfolio of intellectual and personal skills. Each module on the programme uses its own learning, teaching and assessment strategy to achieve learning objectives. Assessment methods vary between modules and may include unseen examinations, class tests, essays, management reports, case studies, presentations, and group work.

Sponsorship information

We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year. For up to date fee information for this programme, please visit gcu.ac.uk

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 5,500 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 16 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 5,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 16 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 5,500 per Whole course (Wales) 16 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 5,500 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 16 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 5,500 per Whole course (England) 16 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 5,500 per Whole course (EU) 16 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,980 per Whole course (International) 16 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 - 36 Months
MSc Full-time January 2020 5,500 per Whole course (Wales) 16 Months
MSc Full-time January 2020 5,500 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 16 Months
MSc Full-time January 2020 5,500 per Whole course (England) 16 Months
MSc Full-time January 2020 5,500 per Whole course (EU) 16 Months
MSc Full-time January 2020 12,980 per Whole course (International) 16 Months
MSc Full-time January 2020 5,500 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 16 Months
MSc Full-time January 2020 5,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 16 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Glasgow Caledonian University G4 0BA Scotland

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