This is a 30-credit module designed to develop your knowledge of the current evidence relating to diabetes care, and enhance your skills in delivering patient-focused diabetes care.
Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic disease that's predicted to increase in prevalence, with an estimated 5.5 million people with the condition in the UK by 2030.
Healthcare professionals in all areas of care come into contact with increasing numbers of patients with diabetes.
This module is subject to having a viable number of students to run.
Attendance dates 2023
- Tuesday 7 February
- Tuesday 14 February
- Tuesday 7 March
- Tuesday 14 March
- Tuesday 28 March
What you will study
The module will cover:
- Prevention, diagnosis and management of Type 2 diabetes
- Diagnosis and management of Type 1 diabetes
- Diagnosis and management of acute complications of diabetes
- Pharmacological glycaemic management including Insulin therapy
- Prevention and management of long-term complications including structured education promoting self-management
By the end of this module, it is anticipated that all participants will have an enhanced knowledge of key aspects of diabetes care delivery, appreciate the roles of all MDT team members, and promote their involvement in diabetes care delivery, as appropriate.
Students should be registered healthcare professionals with the relevant UK registration organisation, eg: NMC or another relevant HPC.
Fees, finance and scholarships
Fees are dependent upon the number of credits required.
- 10 credits £582
- 20 credits £1,164
- 30 credits £1,746
- 40 credits £2,328
- Dissertation Module (if applicable) £2,520
There may be additional costs that you may incur as a student. Though these are not essential to your programme of study you need to be aware of them as a student of the University. A list of the sort of costs you might expect can be found on our fees and finance section.
Health Education England may fund some health courses/modules at the University of Bradford for healthcare staff providing NHS services working within West Yorkshire and Harrogate, against organisational training priorities identified through the organisations training needs analysis.
You are therefore advised to contact the SSPRD Signatory within your organisation regarding their organisational training priorities.
See our fees and financial support section.
Every year we award numerous non-repayable scholarships to UK, EU and international students on the basis of academic excellence, personal circumstances or economic hardship. For full details, visit our scholarships section.
The University is committed to helping students develop and enhance employability and this is an integral part of many programmes. Specialist support is available throughout the course from Career and Employability Services including help to find part-time work while studying, placements, vacation work and graduate vacancies. Students are encouraged to access this support at an early stage and to use the extensive resources on the Careers website.
Discussing options with specialist advisers helps to clarify plans through exploring options and refining skills of job-hunting. In most of our programmes there is direct input by Career Development Advisers into the curriculum or through specially arranged workshops.
This module will support your career progression in your chosen field. You can choose to build upon this module with further study that can lead to a full MSc award.