Ulster University

Ulster University

Lower Limb Preservation in Diabetes

This programme aims to meet, in part, the key strategy of the Global Diabetes Plan by the provision of an international educational programme that takes an integrated approach to the management of diabetic disease and its effects in the lower limb.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have an Honours or non-Honours degree in a relevant medical, nursing or allied health profession or an equivalent standard in a Postgraduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate or an approved alternative qualification; and where applicable be eligible for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council or other relevant professional governing body; and have a minimum of one year's post-qualification experience (excluding course attendance); and be working in an area of practice relevant to the programme that enables clinical interaction with colleagues working in the field of lower limb preservation and ongoing access to clients.

Course modules

There are seven taught modules on the programme, all of which are compulsory. Year one: Pathology and management of diabetic foot disease; diagnostic challenges in diabetic foot disease; research evidence in health science.
Year two: Limb preservation and rehabilitation in diabetes; diabetic foot infection; research project preparation.
Year three: Project.

Assessment methods

All modules in the programme are assessed by 100% coursework.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 3 years

Campus details

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Online/Distance Learning

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