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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Salford

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

In the UK as elsewhere in the world, the prevalence of diabetes has - according to the WHO and the IDF - reached epidemic proportion and is projected to rise to 552 million by the year 2030, peaking to a staggering 642 million by the year 2040. A person with diabetes potentially faces a reduced life expectancy of between 6-20 years.

This course will you to deliver high quality, evidence-based care to empower people with diabetes to self-manage their condition. Our course is developed in collaboration with national and global experts in diabetes including specialist diabetes services, primary care diabetes services, community diabetes services, social sciences, maternal and child health services, podiatry, exercise physiology and dietetics, medical nutritionists, service users and digital health leads.

You will:

  • Understand the factors contributing to the current epidemic of diabetes nationally and internationally
  • Support people from various cultural backgrounds to effectively manage their diabetes, prevent complications and lead a normal life
  • Use evidence to develop and continually improve the quality of diabetes management
  • Be part of a multidisciplinary team of educators, researchers and practitioners

TEACHING:

Teaching will take a blended format comprising of lectures, tutorials, group discussion, presentation and peer group critiques. Evaluation and debate will be ongoing during the process of information gathering, the testing of theoretical and practical ideas and the honing of all elements towards the end product.

ASSESSMENT:

You will be assessed through:

  • Written assignment
  • Practical work in Simulation Laboratory and reflection
  • Presentation
  • Written dissertation

CAREER LINKS:

Guest speakers from the clinical areas will provide input in to specific modules. The practical experience to be gained from the simulation laboratory will make a valuable contribution to the course content and will bring a real world perspective to the academic delivery of the modules. These guest lectures will allow course participants to mix with professionals from the diabetes clinical settings and to make connections with them particularly when undertaking research project.

We offer real world experience of current clinical scenarios by providing exposure to clinical areas and specialist diabetes services like diabetic foot services.We work with experts from the main hospitals in the area who have established diabetes services and provide specialist/ advanced diabetes care: Manchester Royal Infirmary, North Manchester General Hospital, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust.

WHAT YOUNEED TO KNOW:

Suitable for graduate health care professionals with an interest in diabetes care wishing to pursue this course. This course provides best practice in diabetes via an in-depth understanding of high-quality diabetes care supported by current research findings.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 14,670per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Salford

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

The University of Salford is a global institution, with over 3,000 international students from 150 countries studying at its historic campus near Manchester.
Salford is part of Greater Manchester: a friendly, diverse, affordable city region in the UK with many placement, internship and part-time work opportunities.
The University of Salford has awarded many scholarships over the last five years to support high-achieving international students from around the world.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 72 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    136 69%

    24th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98 98%

    44th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    58th

    32

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