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Obesity and Weight Management (Online)

Diploma MSc

Postgraduate Diploma Online
12 months
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3900 GBP/year
3900 GBP/year
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About

The Obesity and Weight Management (Online) Postgraduate Diploma from Diploma MSc will enable healthcare professionals to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to treat patients effectively.

Overview

Diploma MSc is a collaborative partner of the University of South Wales and on successful completion of this course, you will receive a Postgraduate Diploma in Obesity and Weight Management (Online).

Obesity is a global epidemic and a leading cause of several major non-communicable diseases including Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and some cancers. Prevention and management is critical in reducing the considerable health costs of obesity. The Postgraduate Diploma in Obesity and Weight Management will focus on enabling healthcare professionals to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to treat patients effectively.

Outcomes 

On completion of the course, graduates will be able to demonstrate:
  • A systematic understanding of the care of patients in obesity and weight management.
  • A critical awareness of current issues affecting the care of patients undertaking weight and obesity management treatments.
  • An advanced knowledge of obesity and weight management that will facilitate decision-making in unpredictable and/or complex situations.
  • An ability to use knowledge to adapt professional practice to meet the changing demands of healthcare systems.

Programme Structure

Modules include: 

  • The Adipocyte, Regulation of Appetite and Nutrition
  • Obesity: Defining Obesity, Epidemiology and Health Risks
  • Causation of Obesity and Weight Gain in relation to Disease and Genetics
  • Weight Management: Diet, Exercise and Changing Behaviour
  • Weight Management: Medical Treatments and Emerging Therapies
  • Surgical Approaches to Weight Management

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online
  • Self-paced
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
First Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Since our courses are conducted entirely online, they are accessible to both UK and international registered healthcare professionals.
  • To secure your place on the course, applicants will typically hold a first degree or equivalent in a relevant professional healthcare field, such as a medical or nursing degree. Registered healthcare professionals without these recognised qualifications will be considered on an individual basis and a wide range of prior experience may be taken into account.
  • In some cases, applicants may be asked to submit a piece of work for assessment in order to confirm that they are able to work comfortably at postgraduate level and demonstrate the requisite clinical and professional knowledge.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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