University of Warwick

University of Warwick

Management of Diabetes in Adolescence

This module focuses on the particular considerations that are required to provide comprehensive care for an adolescent with diabetes; intended for health professionals involved with the care of adolescents with diabetes; the course introduces students to the concept of adolescence, examining the physiology and it's influence on diabetes; an exploration of adolescent behaviour, behavioural models and health beliefs underpinning the examination of mental-health issues including anxiety, depression and eating disorders; a discussion of models of transitional care, service implications and management in clinic aid the professional in provision of care.

Entry requirements

Applicants usually need at least a 2.2 Honours in a 1st degree of an approved university in a relevant discipline or disciplines; applicants who do not have a degree but have relevant work experience may also be considered; students with a 1st language that is not English are expected to obtain 1 of the following recognised English language qualifications; IELTS (British council international testing system) of at least 6.5 with 6.5 in reading and writing; TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) of at least 92 (internet-based iBT), PTE 62, CAE 60+ or CPE.

Assessment methods

4,000 word essay.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGA Part-time day £ 3,370 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
PGA Part-time day £ 7,595 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Warwick Coventry CV4 7AL West Midlands

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