Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes (Online Delivery)

Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes (Online Delivery)

This clinically-focussed course in diabetes is run with the collaborative partner Diploma MSc and provides post-qualification preparation for roles in diabetes specialist teams, diabetes specialist nursing, practice nursing and allied health professionals aiming to provide diabetes services in primary care. It is designed to equip professionals with the knowledge and skills to deliver a first rate diabetes service, and independently access information to critically assess, evaluate and disseminate the evidence base for diabetes care.

Delivered entirely online, the Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes focuses on the person with diabetes and supports the improvement of care. It recognises the contribution of the whole diabetes team and prepares professionals for specialist practice. The curriculum is based on the International Curriculum for Diabetes Health Professional Education produced by the International Diabetes Federation and meets the highest international standards for diabetes education. On successful completion of this course you could go on to study the MSc Diabetes.

What you will study


The postgraduate diploma in diabetes starts with a one day residential induction of clinically focussed teaching at the University’s Glyntaff campus, followed by these modules:

  • Principles of Diabetes
  • Approaches to Care
  • Promoting Self Care
  • Management of Diabetes
  • Complications (1)
  • Complications (2)

Each easy to use online module will last six weeks, using real life case problems linked to forum based discussions, a reflective portfolio, group activities and a case-based examination.

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  • Part Time 1 Years Start Date: Mar 2017
    • Part Time 1 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
      • Part Time 1 Years Start Date: Mar 2018
        • Part Time 1 Years Start Date: Sep 2018