The MSc Diabetes Care and Management programme equips Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) from all backgrounds with the in-depth knowledge and understanding required to deliver the best care to patients with diabetes.
The programme takes a multi-disciplinary approach to the study of diabetes, allowing integration of key discipline areas in the understanding of the biology of the disease, its diagnosis and the understanding of the complications of diabetes, their prevention and management.
It emphasises the importance of research and development in the subject area and exposes you to the latest advances in the understanding of health and disease; equipping you with the competencies to take part in active research.
Examples of research in diabetes underpinning the MSc programme include: obesity and vascular changes in type 2 diabetes; adypocyte pathophysiology in diabetes; diabetes and the feto-placental circulation; novel in-vitro methods of assessing vascular function in health and disease; the efficacy of urea cream in the control of anhidrosis in diabetic autonomic neuropathy; alteration of vascular reactivity by insulin and cortisol; effect of glucose concentration on blood vessel contractibility; and visual testing and testing of eye disease.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You need the following IELTS score:
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You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
Minimum Entry RequirementsUK honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) from a recognised institute of higher education or NHS institute. Applicants will normally be registered HCPs.
If you do not meet the English language requirements, you may be eligible for the English for University Study programme.
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