Diabetes CPD, 4 or 6 days

These short courses are for you if... you want to increase your knowledge, skills and confidence in diabetes care.

Department
Health Sciences

Contact
MSc Diabetes Programme Administrator
AIR Zone, Leicester Diabetes Centre
Leicester General Hospital
Gwendolen Road
Leicester LE4 5PW

mscdiabetes@le.ac.uk

Course description

Course description

These highly regarded courses, taken as stand-alone modules, will help you to develop your clinical and academic skills to become an expert practitioner in diabetes. By studying with us you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills required to provide effective, high quality, evidence-based care whilst gaining transferable academic skills. Successful completion of the module assessment will provide you with Masters level credits to add to your CV.

If you would prefer to simply attend the taught sessions but are not seeking accreditation, you are welcome to apply at a reduced rate. This means you would attend the taught days only and opt out of the assessments attached to the course.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

There are no specific academic qualifications required but you must have clinical experience in the field of diabetes.

English Language Requirements

IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.

Fees and funding

Fees and funding

UK and EU Students

Each four-day course costs £845

Each six-day course costs £1,690

International Students

These courses are not currently available to international (non-EU) students.

Careers and employability

Careers and employability

Studying with the University of Leicester gives a clear signal to employers. It demonstrates that you have the spark, ambition and commitment to take your career to the next level. Your current employer will also benefit directly from your newly acquired understanding and capabilities.

Whether you're an employee looking to get ahead or an employer keen to develop the capabilities of your workforce, studying a short course with us will bring the resources of a leading University to your organisation.

Course structure

Available courses

Available courses

These highly regarded courses, taken as stand-alone modules, will help you to develop your clinical and academic skills to become an expert practitioner in diabetes. Each of these short courses is a module within our MSc in Diabetes.

Modules shown represent choices available to current students. The range of modules available and the content of any individual module may change in future years.

Why Leicester?

Each of these short courses can be taken individually, allowing you to tailor your learning to your own requirements.

Our priority is clinically relevant postgraduate and professional education of the highest quality, which allows our students to ultimately improve patient care.

The Department of Health Sciences at Leicester has approximately 140 academic, research, teaching, and support staff and around 100 taught postgraduate students.

Teaching and learning

Each courses runs over four or six teaching days and includes a mix of lectures, seminars, demonstrations, workshops and problem-solving classes.  A typical day starts at 9.00am and teaching finishes at around 5.00pm, with breaks for lunch and coffee.

You will benefit from a wide variety of speakers and facilitators who will work with the group on specific topics. Teaching is done at the Leicester Diabetes Centre (at Leicester General Hospital) which is based at the heart of the clinical services of a teaching NHS, trust allowing you to benefit from the experiences of expert clinicians and academics.

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