Cardiff University


University of South Wales

1 year online courses as follows:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes (120 credits)

    This course has been recognized by the International Diabetes Federation

  • MSc in Diabetes (180 credits)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Endocrinology (120 credits)
  • MSc in Endocrinology (180 credits)

The courses are focused on providing postgraduate education for the whole team, from GP through to practice nurses, diabetes specialist nurses, endocrine nurses, nurse educators, pharmacists, podiatrists, dietitians etc.

The diabetes diploma is based on the IDF''s International Curriculum for Diabetes Health Professional Education.

Venue dates

Online, 1 year course, September or March start with two days introductory lectures.

Students may attend these lectures in UK (Glyntaff campus, University of South Wales)

Student stories -

Dr Mishra - "Excellent content, good variety and a novel way of learning!"

Gaynor Jones DSN - "I found it extremely challenging but an interesting way of learning. Sharing experiences with other professionals from other countries was very interesting."

For more details regarding course content etc, please see our website or contact



University of Swansea

Course Title: Chronic condition management: Diabetes
Diabetes has reached world wide epidemic proportions and is fast becoming the defining disease of the 21st century. It also represents a major challenge to health organizations in chronic disease management. This module provides the basis for health care professionals to deliver high quality multidisciplinary diabetes care.

The module is available as a stand alone module or as part of the MSc (Chronic disease management) programme. The home department of the module is theSchoolofHealth Science. Its development is a joint endeavour between theSchoolofHealth Scienceand theSchoolofMedicine. It is a 30 credit module which will entitle successful participants to a “certificate” and which can be put towards a further qualification.

All enquiries should be directed to Gwyneth Warner (Direct line: 01792 513465)

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University of Leicester

Postgraduate Awards and Short Courses in Diabetes.

This is a University of Leicester Programme facilitated by the Leicester Diabetes Centre, which now forms one of the largest facilities in Europe for conducting first class clinical research and teaching in diabetes. In 2018, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is due to award the Leicester Diabetes Centre the titles of ‘IDF Centre of Education’ and ‘IDF Centre of Excellence in Diabetes Care’.

Our qualifications address the learning needs of healthcare professionals from around the world, encourage multidisciplinary team working and give clinicians the knowledge and expertise necessary to meet the healthcare needs of people with diabetes.

We offer both Campus Based and Distance Learning study options.

Study pathways available:

-      MSc in Diabetes

-      Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes

-      Postgraduate Certificate in Diabetes

-      Stand-alone accredited MSc level CPD short courses

This programme improves care through learning.

Our students say :

Diabetes Specialist Nurse Graduated 2015 – ‘I learnt so much which I have been able to use in my present role today. I would thoroughly recommend it to health care professionals.’

Diabetes Specialist Nurse Graduated 2016 - ‘It's a great course. There are a couple of core modules plus a variety of optional modules. Theory sessions are underpinned by current evidence and trial data.’

Medical Doctor Graduated 2017 – ‘The PGDip has exceeded my expectations across all areas. The weekly work is focused and applicable to my clinical practice and the learning resources are varied, comprehensive and interactive.’

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Insulin safety module for Health Care Professionals

Six Steps to Insulin Safety (course for Health Care Professionals)

This insulin safety module is now live

Click here to access the module directly or it can be accessed via the CPD centre dashboard - (log in, or if non-member register via a simple form, it is free). To access the quiz and completion certificate please do the course through diabetesonthenet.


Paediatric e-learning module

Guidance and access to module