M.Sc. Diabetes Care and Management

  • On Campus
  • 16 months
  • GBP12000 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP4850 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Glasgow, United Kingdom
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.

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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.

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Tuition fee
  • GBP12000 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP4850 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Credits (ECTS) 60 ECTS
Duration full-time 16 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 36 months

Course Content

  • Diabetes Care: A Multi Professional Approach
  • Pathophysiology and Therapeutics of Diabetes
  • The Lower Limb and Foot in Diabetes – Evaluation of Risk;
  • Skills for Professional Practice for Health Sciences
  • Chronic Complications of Diabetes
  • Nutrition and Lifestyle Management of Diabetes
  • Supporting Anticipatory Care for Long Term Conditions
  • Management Reflective Wok-based Practice
  • Project Dissertation - Diabetes

English Language Requirements

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Requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements

UK honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) from a recognised institute of higher education or NHS institute. Applicants will normally be registered HCPs.
For mature candidates, equivalence to an Honours degree may be demonstrated through the University’s procedures for theRecognition of Prior Learning (RPL).English Language RequirementsIELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 5.5

If you do not meet the English language requirements, you may be eligible for the English for University Study programme.

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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