University of Chester

University of Chester


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.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,210 per Academic year (home fees) 1 calendar years
PgDip Full-time - 1 calendar years
PgCert Part-time - 1 calendar years
MSc Part-time £ 690 per Module (home fees) 2 calendar years
PgDip Part-time - 2 calendar years

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01244 51000