PG DIP IN DIABETES MANAGEMENT AND EDUCATION
The IMU Diabetes Management and Education programme provides training at the postgraduate diploma level to healthcare providers who provide diabetes care. This programme is the highest qualification of its kind in South East Asia and modelled against international curriculum.
Tuition Fee: RM25,200.00
Malaysian Diabetes Educators Society (MDES) Life members: RM20,160.00
IMU Alumni: RM18,900.00
Others (Inaugural Intake): RM22,680.00
1 year (full time), 3 years (part time)
March & July
About the Programme
The Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes Management and Education is a taught course with an inclusive, innovative, and flexible curriculum designed to fit into the working adult lifestyle and impart competencies to grow a career for the future diabetes care workplace.
The programme caters for a broad range of healthcare professionals including nurses, assistant medical officers, dietitians, pharmacists, physiotherapists, clinical psychologists, podiatrists, and medical practitioners who are interested in improving diabetes care.
Teaching and learning is delivered and supervised by highly qualified and experienced local and international specialists from the multidisciplinary areas of diabetes care, and extends beyond the provision of education to include theory, research, and the educator role into professional practice to generate individualised selfmanagement solutions for people with diabetes.
Students can choose to complete all 6 modules of the programme, within 1 year as a full-time student or within a maximum period of 3 years as a part-time student.
5 Reasons To Study This Programme
Flexible blended learning model
Innovative curriculum for career advancement
The highest qualification for diabetes management and education in South East Asia
Taught by renowned faculty in diabetes
Inclusive curriculum for multidisciplinary learning
International & Local Faculty Members
Dr Tan Ming Yeong
Diabetes Nurse Specialist
BSc (Hons) Nursing (United Kingdom), MSc of Nursing (Australia), Doctor of Nursing (Australia), Credentialed Diabetes Educator (Australia)
Dr Loh Vooi Lee
BDS, MDS(OMFS), FDSRCS (England), MFDSRCPS (Glasgow), DIPLOMATE-(ICOI-USA)
Professor Dr Winnie Chee Siew Swee
Professor, Nutrition & Dietetics, School of Health Sciences,
International Medical University
BSc (Hons) Dietetics (Malaysia), MSc Food Science and Nutrition (Malaysia), PhD Food Science (Malaysia)
Professor Dr Trisha Dunning
Chair in Nursing Centre for Quality and Patient safety
Research, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Deakin
University and Barwon Health
RN, MEd, PhD, Credentialed Diabetes Educator
Professor Dr Wu Loo Ling
Senior Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist, Pusat
Perubatan Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (PPUKM)
MBBS (University Malaya), Diploma of Child Health (London), MRCP (United Kingdom),MRCP (Ireland)
Professor Dato’ Dr. Mafauzy Mohamed
Honorary Professor of Medicine and Senior Consultant
Endocrinologist, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
MBBS (Adelaide), MRCP (United Kingdom), Masters Medical Sciences (United Kingdom), FRCP (Edinburgh)
Professor Dato Dr Sivalingam A/L Nalliah
Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine,
International Medical University
MBBS (Malaysia), MCGP (Diplomate), MRCOG (London), FRCOG (London), FICS , FUCC, FAMM, Master of Education (Malaysia)
IMU Faculty Members
Registered Nurse / Assistant Medical Officer / Dietitian / Pharmacist / Physiotherapist / Clinical Psychologist / Podiatrist/ Medical Practitioner with a Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline and a minimum CGPA of 2.50* and;
Registered (if appropriate) with Nursing / Assistant Medical Officer / Pharmacy / Medical Practitioner Board of Malaysia or country of origin or its equivalent and;
Minimum 2 years of working experience in their professions.
Who is Eligible to Study?
*If bachelor’s degree in related discipline is a CGPA of less than 2.50, a minimum of 2 years working experience in a related field of diabetes is required.
A Word from the Programme Director
DR LEE CHING LI
“The mission of the IMU Diabetes Management and Education programme is to produce competent diabetes educators with a level of expertise to positively impact the health of people with diabetes while progressing in their career and professional lives. In fulfilling this mission, the IMU Diabetes Management and Education Programme has been designed to develop graduates who are able to provide personalised education, support and solutions for people with diabetes and their caregivers. The graduates of this program will also be able to help the community they engage with through the coordination and advocacy of diabetes care. This programme also equips its graduates with the ability to independently seek new knowledge and skills to continuously improve diabetes care delivery.”
BSc (Hons) Dietetics (Malaysia), MSc Community Nutrition (Malaysia),
PhD Medical and Health Sciences (Malaysia)
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