University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Diabetes Best Practice

This programme is designed to equip workforces and individuals with the skills and knowledge to meet future diabetes healthcare demands in the UK and beyond. Broad training from internationally respected experts across the University provides the skills you need to understand and manage people with diabetes, helping you support adults and young people more effectively and improve your healthcare provision through the transfer of knowledge. Our individually tailored programme is aligned to Diabetes UK best practice and World Health Organisation recommendations.

Entry requirements

2nd Class degree, or relevant professional qualification or post-qualifying professional experience.

Course modules

Core modules: Foundations of diabetes, clinical research skills and dissertation module. Optional modules: diabetes in the young; psychosocial aspects of diabetes through the ages; assessment of nutritional status; modern management of diabetes, nutrition and pharmacology; introduction to management of diabetes in primary and secondary care (adult module); work-based learning in diabetes; and modules from a range across the University including leadership in the NHS; prescribing skills, developing public health practice; demographic change, ageing and globalisation; public health, law and ethics.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time - 1 years
PgDip Part-time - 1 years
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
023 8120 6925