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 part-time
$11,300 AUD (total tuition fee)
$2,825 AUD (price per program)
4 programs
Start dates
4 Mar 2019

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 offers a range of scholarships. If you’ve got something special to offer Deakin – or you just need the financial help to get you here – we may have a scholarship opportunity for you. Search or browse through our scholarships.

What are the learning outcomes?

Apply diabetes-specific knowledge and understanding of evidence-based practice that comply with organisational, legal and business requirements by evaluation and interpretation of literature to manage acute and long term complications.

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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