Diabetes Care, M.Sc. | University of Salford | Salford, United Kingdom
12 months
15750 GBP/year
8550 GBP/year
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Diabetes Care degree offered at University of Salford will you to deliver high quality, evidence-based care to empower people with diabetes to self-manage their condition.


Diabetes Care degree offered at University of Salford will help you understand the factors contributing to the current epidemic of diabetes nationally and internationally.


Health care practitioners who graduate from this course would be employed in practice, management, education and research areas in the UK and overseas.Evidence suggests that there is an urgent need to match the ratio of Diabetes Specialist Nurses (DSN) to the number of people with diabetes they care for. DSN can be employed in various sectors of the health service both in the UK and overseas while others can potentially progress into research. Others may choose to go into academia working as lecturers or lecturer-practitioners or diabetes nurse consultants.This course will suit you if you want to acquire a systematic understanding of the necessary knowledge, skills and confidence to deliver high-quality evidence-based care to people with diabetes, or if you wish to update your skill for a different but diabetes-related career pathway.Graduates from this course can potentially apply for such promotional posts as Diabetes Specialist Nurse or Nurse Consultant in Diabetes or Divisional Nurse for Long Term Conditions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Diagnosis, classification and prevention of diabetes
  • Therapeutic advances in diabetes and self-care management
  • Diabetes complications and management in marginalized groups 
  • Research methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are considered on a rolling basis


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree with honours from a UK University, normally an upper 2nd or above degree in an appropriate subject
  • An equivalent academic or professional qualification from the UK or elsewhere, i.e. incorporating study at least comparable to 120 credits at level 6
  • A Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate from a UK University.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15750 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8550 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Salford

500 - 800 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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