Obesity and Weight Management Courses Online
Obesity is a growing epidemic worldwide. However, fewer than 1% of UK health professionals have received any specialised obesity training (Source: The College of Contemporary Health and Candesic). Our team of course authors and tutors are recognised experts and opinion leaders in their specialty areas. Our MSc/ PGDip in Obesity and Weight Management will focus on the rapidly growing pandemic, expand your knowledge and enable you to effectively treat patients. This fact, in conjunction with our affordable prices, promises a truly accessible course of the highest standard.
The RCGP accredited Postgraduate Diploma and Masters course in Obesity and Weight Management have been developed in conjunction with The Faculty of Life Sciences and Education at the University of South Wales, who have an established reputation for the delivery of innovative learning in Postgraduate education for health professionals.
The obesity and weight management courses are designed for health professionals who are interested in a leadership role within weight and obesity management including GP’s, doctors, nurses, physicians, surgeons, physiotherapists, dieticians, psychologists, and counsellors running clinics.
Both our Postgraduate Diploma and Masters course in Obesity & Weight Management can be completed online and are available 24/7, giving you the flexibility to learn at a time that suits your busy schedule.
Students may apply for the MSc in Obesity and Weight Management as a two year course, firstly completing the Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits), followed by the MSc (60 credits).
Diploma in Obesity and Weight Management
Delivered over 1 year, the online part-time distance learning Postgraduate Diploma course is especially developed for busy health professionals. Formatted in 6 modules (120 credits), each of 6 weeks duration; the course is designed to be practical and clinically focused.
MSc in Obesity and Weight Management
The MSc runs over 1 calendar year. Starting with an initial 12 week online module to develop skills in critical appraisal and knowledge of research methodologies, the students then choose either the professional project module which consists of a 1,500 word proposal and 10,500 word professional project or an attendance based Independent Prescribing Module.
This is the only course offering the dual option to do either an independent prescribing or professional project.