Prevention, Obesity and Diabetes

Module code: MD7263

This module is suited to healthcare professionals or others with an interest in obesity and prevention of type 2 diabetes. It will give insight into the complex link between obesity and health, specifically in relation to type 2 diabetes. 

The module will also provide insight into screening and detection methods for obesity and type 2 diabetes and will consider the evidence base to both prevent and manage these conditions at both an individual and a population level.


  • 16 hours of lectures
  • 12 hours of seminars
  • 2 hours of tutorials
  • 120 hours of guided independent study


  • Essay (100%)