University of Southampton

Our flexible, full-time or part-time MSc Diabetes Best Practice programme will help you to improve your healthcare provision, enabling you to support adults and young people more effectively.

Designed for professionals across a range of healthcare settings, you will gain the skills required to understand and manage people with diabetes, enabling them to achieve optimal self-management and psychological well-being.

Healthcare research has revealed a recognised need for specialist diabetes care both in the UK and internationally. Our modular programme is aligned to Diabetes UK best practice and World Health Organization recommendations, and will develop your scientific understanding, clinical knowledge, practical skills and critical thinking qualities.

Based at one of the country’s leading teaching hospitals – University Hospital Southampton – the programme is aimed at professionals across the healthcare sectors, both clinical and non-clinical, who want to develop their skills in the diagnosis, treatment, psychology and management of diabetes.

Course content can be tailored to best meet your individual career aspirations and organisational needs. At the start of your course, we will plan your specific programme route that gives you the opportunity to gain the important skills required to meet current best practice guidelines. You will also receive training in research skills and statistics to support you during your research project.

Entry requirements

The programme is open to undergraduate medical students who wish to intercalate during their medical studies, who must have successfully completed at least three years of their medical degree and achieved 60% or above in all their Year 3 assessments.

Closing date

Please contact the course provider.