If you are a health professional with a specialist interest in diabetes, or you want to develop your knowledge and skills in this area, our bespoke MSc Diabetes Practice programme, will advance your understanding and clinical skills.

This is a flexible distance learning programme, structured to fit around your busy working life. Our multi-disciplinary curriculum will combine distance online learning with practical skills delivered in two five-day residential workshops.

This unique programme, designed with the needs of future diabetes specialist nurses in mind, will provide you with fundamental and advanced knowledge in clinical skills, experience and professional behaviour, and will address knowledge gaps in order to address the health and care needs of people with diabetes. You will also gain a comprehensive understanding of diabetes treatments, technologies and different situations which can affect management of the condition.


  • 1st in the UK for Research Environment 2nd in the UK for Research Quality – Research Framework (Research Excellence Framework 2014)
  • This programme has been designed to meet the needs of diabetes multi-disciplinary teams in both primary and secondary care
  • Assessment is through assignments attached to each module and submitted online
  • For the Masters element you can choose to do a work-based portfolio or a dissertation
  • Bursary available through Welsh government
  • What Uni? Student Choice Award 2017 Winner – Postgraduate

Study Details:

MSc 1 year full-time, MSc 2 years part-time, PGDip 2 years part-time, PGCert 1 year part-time

Module Details:

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Programme Funding

We offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries for both taught and research courses to help you fund your study.

Student Destinations

We have designed the programme to provide you with advanced knowledge and understanding of diabetes care, and the skills needed to apply your learning to professional practice.

As such, this Masters programme will give you the in-depth knowledge of diabetes care to potentially enhance your prospects for career progression.


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Entry Requirements

Applicants should hold a 2.1 in a relevant subject preferably with clinical experience.

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