University of Warwick

University of Warwick

Other Forms of Diabetes (From Genetics to Obesity)

This is a 5-day taught module followed by an assignment and is available as a stand-alone PGA or as a module within the MSC diabetes programme intended for health professionals involved with the care of children or adolescents with diabetes, taught as a study block, comprising lectures, group work and supervision; the teaching and learning style is interactive, drawing on both the expert teachers and the experience of other students; it concentrates on: type 2 diabetes; maturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY); rare genetic forms of diabetes; diabetes secondary to other conditions such as cystic fibrosis and during cancer therapy.

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. Students whose 1st language is not English should have IELTS (British Council International Testing System) of at least 6.5 with 6.5 in reading and writing; or TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) of at least 92 (internet-based iBT).

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

Key information

PG Admissions
Telephone number: 
02476 524585