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Diabetes Education and Management, Postgraduate Certificate

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 8 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Online
The Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management offered by the Southern Cross University is a one-year part-time course designed to qualify nurses, midwives, dietitians, medical practitioners, pharmacists, podiatrists, exercise physiologists and physiotherapists. 

About

The Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management is offered by the Southern Cross University .

Students gain knowledge and skills within the areas of primary health, chronic disease, teaching, management and leadership, research, client self-management and counselling. They gain an in-depth knowledge of medications related to diabetes and other comorbidities, including Insulin initiation and titration and insulin pump therapy.

Career 

Diabetes educators may work within a tertiary health centre, or within primary health. They can become self-employed and work in private practice, or they can work alongside other allied health providers such as dietitians, podiatrists, physiotherapists, and psychologists. Having credentialed diabetes educators working in primary health and particularly rural and remote regions is one of the current goals of the Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pathophysiology and Diabetes in a Global Context
  • Managing Diabetes as a Chronic Condition
  • Diabetes Self-management Education Theory and Practice
  • Diabetes Management in Health Systems and Settings.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 8 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Applicants not born and not schooled in one of the countries listed in Schedule A attached to Rule 2 Section 1:
  • must have completed at least one year of full-time (or equivalent) study at the level of AQF diploma (or equivalent) or above and the language in which that qualification was taught was English; or
  • All applicants:
  • must have successfully completed a minimum AQF Level 7 qualification in a health related discipline and have been qualified for a minimum of one year; or
  • be registered as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) for a minimum of one year.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • National

    2800 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2800 AUD per module and a duration of 8 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Tuition fee is considered on a "per unit" basis.

Funding

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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