University of Chester

University of Chester

Diabetes

The incidence of both type 1 and Type 2 diabetes has been increasing worldwide. This programme will aim both to inform and equip the practitioner with the necessary skills to function in a modern clinical environment specialising in caring for the diabetes patient, and will be relevant to day-to-day NHS hospital and general practice. Taught modules are delivered as 3-day intensive courses to facilitate attendance from students in employment, both nationwide and internationally.

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold a medical 1st degree, or hold appropriate professional qualifications and be able to demonstrate suitable background knowledge and skills. Applications are invited from, NHS staff, health professionals from overseas and those with related undergraduate degrees (e.g. Dietetics) or equivalent professional qualifications and background experience.

Course modules

Modules include: Evidence based medicine; analysis and interpretation of clinical data; therapeutic advances in diabetes; current clinical practice; research dissertation.

Assessment methods

The research dissertation is assessed by the production of a substantial review paper and an academic research article suitable for publication in an appropriate research journal.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 700 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 700 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 700 per Module (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 700 per Module (England) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 700 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 700 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 700 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,900 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 700 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 700 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 700 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 700 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 700 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 700 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 700 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 700 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 700 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Whole course (International) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Parkgate Road Campus Chester CH1 4BJ North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
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01244 51000