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Glasgow Caledonian University

Diabetes Care and Management

Glasgow Caledonian University
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Rank: 75 (UKEAS)

Location: Glasgow Caledonian University

Website: www.gcu.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/09/28

Duration: 16 months

Intl fees: £13500


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Description

Diabetes is on the rise worldwide. Highly qualified healthcare professionals with expertise in diabetes care are in high demand. The work is challenging but rewarding, and the field needs talented health care professionals with a real commitment to the common good.The MSc Diabetes Care and Management is multidisciplinary, bringing together key insights from multiple fields. During this masters degree you will learn about best practices in health management and diabetes from a broad range of perspectives. •Understand the biology of the disease •Learn about preventing, diagnosing and managing diabetes •Recognise diabetes complications •Explore the latest research in the field •Survey up-to-date advances in management and care •Acquire the skills to collaborate on active clinical researchKeeping the programme career-focused, our diabetes care and management masters students undertake a number of clinical attachments at local hospitals. This opportunity helps them solidify their skills and make a positive impact on patients in a real-world setting. The final Project/Dissertation Diabetes module gives students the opportunity to obtain an enhanced understanding of an area of diabetes or to undertake a clinical audit in collaboration with local diabetes consultants.

Requirements

Entry requirements

UK honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent). Applicants will normally be registered health care professionals

Language qualifications

IELTS (Academic): 6.0

About this university

International students

Caley rates as the second best university in the UK for its international student satisfaction levels. A large part of this is due to the level of international student support on offer as well as the quality of lifestyle on offer. the International Support Team are available to assist with matters such as immigration and visas as well as daily living matters such as making the most of their time in the UK, working between studies and bringing a family to Scotland while they study. The service is based within the Saltire Centre in the main campus area of the university. Student life outside the classroom centres around the Students Union, itself an independent charity that represents the students, provides support and advice and organises the extracurricular activities. All students are automatically members. There is also a free law clinic within the university that assists students with legal advice and assistance particularly in matters such as housing, employment and contract law. The union runs a large selection of clubs and societies for students to get involved with. There are some 60 different societies ranging from culture and faith groups to hobby and interest societies. There are also volunteering and charity work opportunities for those seeking to give something back to the wider community. In addition, there are some 35 sports club including traditional and modern sports.

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