Diabetes in Primary Care
Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Key Course Facts
This course has been designed to provide advanced professional education in diabetes care for a wide range of practitioners working in primary care including: general practitioners, nurses from primary care, podiatrists and pharmacists. Practitioners gain knowledge of current best practice in the diagnosis and management of diabetes; the epidemiology of diabetes type 1 and type 2 and pathophysiology; diagnosis, treatment and lifestyle modification. Clinical learning is blended with teaching in organisational and policy context to enable clinicians to contribute more effectively to improving the design, delivery, outcomes and cost-effectiveness of services and to inform evidence-based practice. This course is only open to applications from UK/ EU/ Island residents.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Diabetes in Primary Care, PgCert, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
This course is open to post-registration doctors and qualified practitioners with relevant clinical experience in any profession allied to medicine.
Tuition Fees Diabetes in Primary Care PgCert
|Channel Islands||£3084||year 1|
|England UK||£3084||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£3084||year 1|
Additional fee information
Due to visa restrictions, international students requiring a student visa including EU/EEA who require a student visa are eligible to apply for BSMS full-time Masters courses only. Part-time Masters courses, all PGDip and all PGCert courses are open to UK and Irish students and international students including EU/EEA who have an alternative visa/immigration permission to stay in the UK such as settled/pre-settled status, Tier 2/work visa, indefinite leave to remain etc.
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
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About Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) works together with the University of Sussex and the University of Brighton to provide multi-disciplinary programmes for Medicine subjects. The main offering for Undergraduates at this school is a 5-year medical degree focused on developing new doctors with the use of their state-of-the-art and modern facilities, which include anatomical laboratories, lecture theatres, and much more.