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Diabetes - MSc, PGCert, PGDip (Full-Time/Part-Time, 2019 Entry)

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.

Core Modules:

The core modules will depend on whether you attend this course full-time or part-time. For the full list of which core modules you are able to take, and their detailed descriptions, please visit this page.

A few of examples of the core modules available to you are:

  • Postgraduate Induction and Your Professional Development
  • Applied Pharmacology and Therapeutics in Healthcare
  • Preventing Diabetes Complications:An Evidence Based Approach
  • Diabetes in Pregnancy
  • Advancing Diabetes Care: Evidence into Practice

Optional Modules:

Your choice of optional modules, and how many you can take, will also depend on the duration of your course. For full list of the optional modules you are able to take, and their detailed descriptions, please visit this page.

A few of examples of the optional modules available to you are:

  • Essentials of Clinical Education
  • Management of Diabetes in Practice (Clinical Observation)
  • Understanding Research and Critical Appraisal in Healthcare
  • Introduction to Management in Health Service Organisations


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 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, an oral presentation and poster presentation.

This programme is aimed at healthcare professionals who specialise in diabetes. By the end of the course you should feel equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to provide high-quality care for your patients.

To Visit Warwick...

There are a number of different ways to visit the University of Warwick throughout the year. We host bespoke PG visits, where you can talk directly with your chosen department and explore our campus through a personalised tour. Some departments also host their own events and open days, where you can learn more about your department or course of study. To find out more about all of these opportunities, visit our Postgraduate Visits page.

Essential information

Course Code



Full-time: 1 year

(September 2019 - September 2020)

Part-time: 1-3 years

Entry Requirements

For the MSc:
First degree or equivalent and current registration as a healthcare professional alongside two years’ post-registration experience in Diabetics.

Applicants without a degree maybe admitted to a Postgraduate Award, and could potentially progress to an MSc upon successful completion of the Award.

Department of Study


Location of Study

University of Warwick

Course Fees

See Student Finance


For information on Scholarships within the Warwick Medical School, please visit this page.


How to Apply

Department website

Get a PG Prospectus


This information is applicable for 2019 entry.