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Diabetes Education

This postgraduate degree qualifies health professionals with the skills and knowledge necessary to specialise in diabetes and help reduce the prevalence and impact of this complex disease.

Become a qualified, in-demand health professional.

Diabetes is one of the world’s fastest-growing public health issues. The chronic disease threatens human life and often reduces overall quality of life.

Learn about the anatomy, physiology and pathology of the disease and its sociocultural and psychological effects. You’ll also discover techniques for effective diabetes management and prevention through education.

Studying diabetes with Deakin means you’ll be joining the first and longest-running diabetes education course in Australia, and gaining access to a unique partnership with clinical diabetes services.

Graduate Certificate

Accredited by the Australia Diabetes Educators Association, the Graduate Certificate of Diabetes Education qualifies eligible graduates to register as a CDE.

1 year
$11,120 AUD (Total tuition fee)
$2,780 AUD (Price per program)
4 programs

What do I need to apply?

Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories, please visit Deakin’s website for entry requirements for this degree.

Deakin Scholarships

Deakin has an extensive range of postgraduate scholarships that make further study more accessible for you. Deakin offer over 25 different types of postgraduate scholarships that recognise and reward students from a broad range of backgrounds. Learn more about Deakin’s postgraduate scholarships here.

Programs on this degree

Pathophysiology of DiabetesTo be announced
Diabetes in Social and Psychological ContextsTo be announced
Management of DiabetesTo be announced
Learning and Teaching for Health ProfessionalsTo be announced

What you'll get as a degree student with FutureLearn

  • Learn when you want by watching videos, reading articles, doing tests, and completing assignments online
  • Join online discussions and collaborate with your peers in a virtual study group
  • Enjoy discussions with feedback from expert educators
  • Get full access to the university library, online resources and support

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Deakin University is one of Australia’s largest universities with more than 58,000 students studying online and on-campus.

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Learn flexibly and pay as you go

You can pay for each program in the degree as you go, making it possible to gain a qualification in a flexible and affordable way.

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