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Postgraduate Education and Research Degrees


Diabetes Education

We deliver diabetes education to healthcare professionals on site at Warwick, offsite around the UK, and through e-learning. The 9 month part time Certificate in Diabetes course offers primary care postgraduate diabetes training has been completed by over 14,000 students and continues to be a highly valued course for GPs, practice nurses and other healthcare professionals delivering diabetes care in the community.

The Diabetes masters course can be studied either part-time or full-time and is available to take as a Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma or full MSc comprised of 3 and 6 modules respectively.

We have recently partnered with the online education provider IHeed to deliver accredited diploma level diabetes teaching to healthcare professionals in the Middle East. Plans are afoot to develop a similar programme around cardiovascular disease management, atrial fibrillation and anti-coagulation.

Current provision can be found here with specific information around our diabetes offering here .

Research Degrees at Masters and Doctoral Level

The Unit has a strong track record of supervising and supporting students to successful completion of research degrees at masters and doctoral levels. Our students are supported by a comprehensive postgraduate training programme which provides research methods training and opportunities to develop a wide range of study and transferable skills. Students also have access to the Medical School’s taught masters’ degree modules.

The Unit has a strong culture of scholarly activity, including monthly research meetings. These offer a supportive environment for discussion of current and planned research activity, involving staff and students.

If you have any queries regarding undertaking a research degree within the Unit of Academic Primary Care, please contact Dr Helen Atherton h dot atherton at warwick dot ac dot uk