Master of Person-centred Diabetes Care and Education

Postgraduate Study


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Diabetes Care and Education at Western

Underpinned by an empowerment approach to person-centred diabetes care, you will learn about the clinical management of diabetes and how best to support and educate people with diabetes regarding the management of their condition and optimisation of their health.

In addition to examining the aetiology, pathophysiology, clinical assessment and management of different types of diabetes and short and long term complications, this program will explore self-management support at the system, organisational and individual level.

This inter-professional program provides the opportunity for you to learn with, about, and from other health disciplines in delivering diabetes care. Delivered online, the program also includes a compulsory one week face-to-face clinical skills workshop and 40 hours of mandatory clinical practicum.

Program structure

Our program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: $21,440*

Delivery: Online

This course is not available to international students on a student visa.



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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.  

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