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Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes (Online Delivery)

University of South Wales

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    26-MAR-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This clinically-focused course in diabetes, run with our collaborative partner Diploma MSc, 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.

The course, delivered entirely online, is designed to equip professionals with the knowledge and skills to deliver a first-rate diabetes service. You will gain experience of developing local guidelines, patient information literature or care pathways which will be part of their individual and group activities.

You will develop a greater confidence and understanding of the management of people with Diabetes through case studies and discussion and improve your critical analysis of published data and data interpretation.

Assessment

The course puts assessment at the heart of learning by using clinical scenarios to facilitate problem-solving, critical analysis and evidence-based care. The scenarios act as both the focus for learning and assessment, embedding assessment within the learning process.

Each of the six modules has the same assessment format:

  • Academic Forum - 40%
  • Reflective Journal - 10%
  • Module Activity - 20%
  • Case based examination - 30%

Careers

The Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes course has direct relevance to the demands of working roles and will assist in career enhancement and support specialisation. It is envisaged that most students will be in diabetes-related posts or aspiring to such positions.

The course provides appropriate 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. Similarly, pharmaceutical companies are keen to support their representatives in postgraduate education and this qualification will be perceived favourably in career progression and specialisation.

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University information

University of South Wales

  • University League Table

    102nd

  • Campus address

    University of South Wales, Llantwit Road, Treforest, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, CF37 1DL, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    34th out of 72 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    132 67%

    33rd

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    16th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.29 86%

    9th

    26

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