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This programme is dedicated to healthcare professionals who specialise in diabetes. It aims to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to provide high quality care for your patients.

The flexible, modular structure allows you to study over a period suited to your own professional needs and circumstances.

Taught by experts in diabetes from Warwick Medical School, this is an interactive programme where you will learn through seminars, group work and individual study.



Who is the course for?

This course is designed for GPs, hospital doctors, specialist nurses and other health professionals involved in the care of people with diabetes.

Course structure

WMS Masters courses are designed to provide a flexible education pathway to suit individual requirements and to take account of professional commitments. You can take the programme in one year, as a full-time student, or on a part-time basis over three years. Based on modular learning, it gives you the opportunity to progress from Certificate to Diploma to a full Masters degree.
Part Time Structure:
Year 1 (Postgraduate Certificate): Take Three Core Modules
Module name CATS Core/option Dates
Postgraduate Induction and Your Professional Development 5 Core TBD
PC929 Applied pharmacology and therapeutics in healthcare 20 Core 14 -17 Jan 2019
Advancing diabetes care: Evidence into practice 20 Core 15 Oct - 9 Nov 2018 (online)
Preventing diabetes complications: an evidence based approach 20 Core 4 - 7 Feb 2019
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Year 2 (Postgraduate Diploma): Take Two Core Modules and One Optional Core Module
Module name CATS Core/option Dates
MH907 Diabetes in Pregnancy 20 Core 20 - 23 May 2019
MH909 Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion Therapy: Principles and Practice 20 Core 26 - 29 Nov 2018
MH923 Understanding Research and Critical Appraisal in Health Care 20 Optional Core 1-5 Oct 2018
MD915 Understanding Research and Critical Appraisal in Health Care (Distance Learning) 20 Optional Core See module page
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Year 3 (MSc): Take One Core Module and One Option Module
 Module name  CATS  Core/option Dates
PC950 Professional Project 40 Core See module page
Management of diabetes in practice (clinical observation) 20 Option See module page
MD962 Essentials of Clinical Education 20 Option See module page
MH928 Introduction to Management in Health Service Organisations 20 Option 3-7 Dec 2018
Full Time Structure (1 year):

Take Six Core Modules, One Optional Core Module and One Option Module
Module name CATS Core/option Dates
MH907 Diabetes in Pregnancy 20 Core 20-23 May 2019
MH909 Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion Therapy: Principles and Practice 20 Core 26-29 Nov 2018
PC929 Applied pharmacology and therapeutics in healthcare 20 Core 14-17 Jan 2019
Advancing diabetes care: Evidence into practice 20 Core 15 Oct 2018
Preventing diabetes complications: an evidence based approach 20 Core 4-7 Feb 2019
PC950 Professional Project 40 Core TBD
MH923 Understanding Research and Critical Appraisal in Health Care 20 Optional Core 1-5 Oct 2018
MD915 Understanding Research and Critical Appraisal in Health Care (Distance Learning) 20 Optional Core See module page
Management of Diabetes in Practice (Clinical Observation) 20 Option See module page
MD962 Essentials of Clinical Education 20 Option 24 Sept 2018
MH928 Introduction to Management in Health Service Organisations 20 Option 3-7 Dec 2018

Entry requirements

First degree or equivalent and current registration as a healthcare professional alongside two years’ post-registration experience in Diabetics. Applicants without a degree may be admitted to a Postgraduate Award, and could potentially progress to an MSc upon successful completion of the Award.

Teaching methods

This is an interactive programme. You will learn through lectures and seminars, practical group work and guided reading. You will benefit from guided discussions and have the opportunity to practice the skills you have learnt during the sessions. Modules are organised in blocks of intensive study lasting either four or five days at a time.

Assessment

Assessment for each module varies between written essays of 4,000 words each, or an essay and a case study totalling 4,000 words. The Professional Project is assessed by 4,000 word project report and a poster presentation.

Key Facts

Contact:

Bhupinder Kaur

Email: pgt-portfolio4@warwick.ac.uk
Tel: 02476 150674

Course Leader: Dr Vinod Patel

Qualification: MSc, PGDip, PGCert or PGA

Duration:

MSc Full time: 1 year

MSc Part time: 1-3 years

Location of Study: University of Warwick


Not sure a Masters is for you?

You can gain a Postgraduate Certificate (60 CATS), a Postgraduate Diploma (120 CATS), or go on to complete the full Masters degree (180 CATS)


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