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 degree comprises a range of modules, combining the most topical thinking around clinical care and research in adults with practical examples of how novel research and evidence-based diabetes care can be applied in real-life, clinical settings.
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.
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.
By attending our innovative Diabetes distance learning courses you will acquire a scientific understanding of the global diabetes and obesity epidemic and focus on researching the cutting-edge technologies which tackle diabetes.
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/p>
IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability.
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.
Please Note: due to regular enhancements of the University’s courses, please refer to Leicester’s own website (www.le.ac.uk) and/or Terms and Conditions (http://www2.le.ac.uk/legal) for the most accurate and up-to-date course information. We recommend that you familiarise yourself with this information prior to submitting an application.