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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Cardiff University

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

These programmes in Diabetes have been established to equip healthcare professionals who have an interest in diabetes with a sound knowledge of the subject.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes aims to equip healthcare professionals who have a special interest in diabetes with a sound knowledge of diabetes and diabetes-related issues as they present in practice. It aims to do this by providing up-to-date clinical information with treatment and referral guidelines for diabetes and diabetic complications seen in practice.

The course aims are to:

  • Provide a comprehensive programme of diabetes education for healthcare professionals.
  • Develop competence in the diagnosis, treatment, and decision-making in the care of persons with diabetes.
  • Develop leadership and evaluation skills in the delivery of care.
  • Establish a stimulating environment for research, teaching and learning about diabetes.
  • Encourage a culture for training of healthcare professionals by the development of a network of experienced clinical teachers.

The course is a development of the Diabetes Research Unit which has an international reputation for teaching and research in diabetes. It seeks to encourage critical thinking and improve the understanding of diabetes and diabetes related topics. You will be equipped not only with current factual knowledge but will also have the opportunity to learn about strategies aimed at helping you consider how best to deal with future advances in therapy and management.

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University has a welcoming and vibrant international community, with over 8,600 students coming from more than 130 countries.
Cardiff is a truly global institution, with more than 200 partnerships and formal research links worldwide giving its students access to unique opportunities.
In addition to a wide range of support services, your studies will be guided by a personal tutor able to give you both academic and professional advice.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    3rd out of 72 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    163 82%

    3rd

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    16th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    47th

    24

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