MSc in Diabetes



27 months


30 September 2019


Distance Learning


Instl. Fee: £1,555.83**
Full Fee: £9,335
(+VAT, if applicable)

On this distance learning course, you will benefit from the specialist knowledge of the experienced and high profile academic staff from the Centre and the University of Leicester

This post graduate degree incorporates a range of modules, combining the most topical thinking around clinical care and research in adults with practical examples and evidence-based diabetes care that can be applied in real-life.

The programme allows you to develop your knowledge of diabetes care and choose topics in which to specialise. The core modules look at aspects of clinical presentation and management in diabetes with a further core module investigating injectable therapies.

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The course will equip you with the knowledge, confidence and skills to specialise in diabetes care.

The ongoing research published by the Leicester Diabetes Centre ensures that all the online materials you use will be relevant and up to date.

You will become part of the Distance Learning Diabetes Community providing the opportunity for networking and sharing best practice.

Distance learning gives you the flexibility to fit study around existing work commitments and enhance your career prospects without having to leave employment.

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Medical or nursing degree or similar recognised professional qualification with a minimum of three years' clinical experience in the field of diabetes.

Or, 2:1 degree in biological, health or social sciences. You must be able to demonstrate relevant experience in diabetes either through a formal interview process or references. Applicants with a 2:2 Honours degree may be considered.

Or, extensive experience in health or social care research or management, preferably in the field of diabetes; or extensive prior clinical/medical training, preferably in the field of diabetes. You must be able to demonstrate relevant experience in diabetes through references

IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability.

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Career Path

Diabetes is affecting people across the world in epidemic proportions. It is therefore an area that requires more and more experts in this field.

Successful students will have the skills to specialise in diabetes, which may lead to career progression.


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Fees are paid directly to the University of Leicester.

** Please contact your consultant for the updated instalment plan