M.Sc. On Campus

Diabetes Best Practice

University of Southampton

12 months
21000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Learn how to give expert patient care at this Diabetes Best Practice MSc course offered by the University of Southampton. You'll discover the history and causes of the disease and get practical experience of diabetes testing methods. Graduate from this master’s in diabetes with the skills to diagnose, treat and manage diabetes.


Course Details

At the Diabetes Best Practice MSc course offered by the University of Southampton, you'll get a strong grounding in best practice for diabetes care. You’ll learn about the processes involved in diabetes treatment, including diagnosis, patient management and record-taking (known as ‘history taking’).

This course is ideal if you’re a healthcare professional involved with diabetes patients. It's also a great opportunity if you want to improve your professional skills in diabetes:

  • diagnosis
  • treatment
  • psychology
  • management
Our renowned experts in their field, including clinicians and research staff, will give you an in-depth understanding of:
  • pathophysiology - disorders associated with disease
  • epidemiology - the study of disease causation
  • aetiology - the causes of disease
  • diabetes management in adults and the young (0 to 25 years)
You'll learn how to use this knowledge to improve your professional practice, and share it with colleagues and patients.Optional modules will help you become an expert in high-demand areas, including psychosocial, paediatric and nutritional specialisms.

We'll also teach you key research and statistical skills to prepare you for your research project. The project is a chance to explore a specialist topic that you’re most passionate about.

Career Opportunities

You’ll improve your career potential and healthcare provision skills in the diagnosis, treatment, psychology and management of diabetes. This will give you the opportunity to take on a more specialist role and continue your professional development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Research Skills
  • Diabetes
  • Applied pharmacology for clinical practice
  • Contemporary Issues in Limb Loss
  • Diabetes In the Young
  • Management of Adult Diabetes in Primary and Secondary Care
  • Modern Management of Diabetes, Nutrition and Pharmacology (MODNAP)
  • Psychosocial Aspects of Diabetes
  • Self Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You’ll need a 2:2 degree in a health or health-related subject.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

EU and international students pay £21,000.

Living costs for Southampton

697 - 1093 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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