Diabetes Care and Management PG Cert

Overview

Course facts

  • Name: Diabetes Care and Management
  • Qualification: PG Cert
  • Duration: 1 year, part-time

This course has been developed to ensure that health care professionals working in the field of diabetes are educated and informed with the wealth of contemporary theoretical and practical knowledge relating to the management of the condition and its complications.

You may also be interested in studying Diabetes Nursing (Level 6) or Diabetes Management (Level 7). Please click here for more information.

Course content is for guidance purposes only and may be subject to change.

Course Content

  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diagnostics Related to Diabetes
  • Acute care – Hypoglycaemia/Hyperglycaemia
  • Insulin Initiation and Management
  • Structured Education and the Expert Patient Program/DAFNE
  • Identification and Management of Diabetes Complications

Course Structure

  • Diabetes Management - 40 credits
  • Work Based Learning - 20 credits 

Teaching, Learning and Assessment

The Postgraduate Cert Diabetes Care and Management runs part-time over 1 year.

Workplace support

The student must have the support of their Manager and work in an appropriate area that is related to diabetes management.

The module will use a variety of assessments such as case studies, blogs, presentations and an applied assignment.

Entry Requirements

  • Registration with the NMC/HCPC and proof of employment in an area clinical areas that manages patients with diabetes.
  • IELTS: 6.0 (with no element below 5.5) is required.

Admissions to the programme are made on a rolling basis, so early applications are encouraged. Applications are made using Bangor’s online application system.

International Students: Because this pathway is part-time and requires a current NMC/HCPC registration and access to a clinical environment, this pathway is not suitable for the international market.

Apply

Admissions to the programme are made on a rolling basis, so early applications are encouraged. Applications are made using Bangor’s online application system.

Need help applying?

If you have any questions about entry requirements, how to apply or the course you are interested in please do not hesitate to contact Heather Bloodworth 01248 388306 or by emailing hssc01@bangor.ac.uk.  We look forward to hearing from you.

International Students: Because this pathway is part-time and requires a current NMC/HCPC registration and access to a clinical environment, this pathway is not suitable for the international market.

How to Apply

Home/EU students

Home/EU students: apply online yourself with the help of our Guidance Notes on online application for Home/EU students. We strongly recommend you read these before you start to apply online.

Apply online

Once you have read the Guidance Notes you should apply using our Online Application form.

Need help applying? Home/EU students please contact:

Postgraduate Admissions: postgraduate@bangor.ac.uk or write to:

Admissions Office
Bangor University
Gwynedd
LL57 2TF

Telephone: +44 (0)1248 383717.

International students

  • Agents: if you are an agent applying on behalf of the student, then you can Apply here.  For further guidance click here

Need help applying? International students please contact:

International Education Office: international@bangor.ac.uk or write to

International Education Centre
Bangor University
Gwynedd
LL57 2DG

Telephone: +44 (0) 1248 382028

When to apply

The University will accept applications throughout the year, but we would generally advise that you send in your application form by the end of June to ensure that you have time to make any funding and/or accommodation arrangements, and for documents such as transcripts and references to be obtained if not submitted with the application. This will also give you more time to meet any conditions we may potentially attach to an offer.

Careers and Employability

This course is especially designed for healthcare professionals working with long term conditions and will enhance employment and promotion opportunities.

Research / Links with Industry

The academics involved with this PGCert have extensive links with external bodies, companies and the 3rd sector, which are fully utilised in ensuring that the modules are relevant to the modern work and research environment graduates will enter. They are also all experienced Nurse practioners who still have active links to the local NHS trust ensuring that modern clinical practice is embedded within the programme.

Further information

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