Continuing Professional Development

We offer study opportunities to support your continuing professional needs by providing a choice of post-qualifying and postgraduate courses in subject areas such as cancer care, palliative care, surgical nursing, dementia, education, management, advanced practice and rehabilitation.

How to Apply

If you are applying for a Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma or Masters programme you will need to apply directly to the University Admissions Office using Postgraduate UCAS.

If you are applying for a module, short course award or top-up degree then you will apply directly to the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences using our application portal.

 

Postgraduate and stand alone modules

To apply for a module, short course award or top-up degree apply directly to the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences using our application portal.

CodeTitleAward / CATS credits
P49202 Mastering Professional Practice 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
P49203 Evidence Based Practice 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
P46650 Planning and Managing Clinical Trials 20 CATS Credits at Level 7

 

Mentorship Modules

To apply for a module, short course award or top-up degree apply directly to the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences using our application portal.

CodeTitleAward / CATS credits
U44175 Facilitating and Assessing Workplace Learning (credited) 15 CATS Credits at Level 6
U44176 Facilitating and Assessing Workplace Learning (non credited) Non Credit Level 6
P49218 Mentorship for Health and Care Professionals 20 CATS Credits at Level 7

 

Stand alone for CPD but part of a Pre Registration Course

If you are applying for a Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma or Masters programme you will need to apply directly to the University Admissions Office using Postgraduate UCAS.

If you are applying for a module, short course award or top-up degree then you will apply directly to the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences using our application portal.

CodeTitleAward / CATS credits
P40503 Psychosocial Care of Children, Adolescents and their Families (from pre reg third year child nursing) 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
U41372 Psychosocial Care of Children, Adolescents and their Families (from pre reg third year child nursing) 30 CATS Credits at Level 6
P40112 Dementia in Context for Health and Social Care (from pre reg third year adult nursing) 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
U40139 Dementia in Context for Health and Social Care (from pre reg third year adult nursing) 15 CATS Credits at Level 6

 

Advanced Nursing Practice / and Advance Practice

If you want to study any of these modules please apply directly using our application portal. If you want to study the Msc Advanced Nursing Practice you need to apply directly to the University Admissions Office using Postgraduate UCAS.

CodeTitleAward / CATS credits
P44012 Diagnostic Reasoning in Practice 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
P44060 Dimensions of Advanced Nursing Practice 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
P44014 Advancing Professional Practice 10 CATS Credits at Level 7

 

Postgraduate Critical and Specialist Care

If you are applying for a Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma or Masters programme you will need to apply directly to the University Admissions Office using Postgraduate UCAS.

If you are applying for a module, short course award or top-up degree then you will apply directly to the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences using our application portal.

CodeTitleAward / CATS credits
P44022 Recognition, Stabilisation and Transport of the 'At Risk' Neonate 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
P44023 Neonatal High Dependency and Intensive Care Practice 40 CATS Credits at Level 7
P44008 Adult Cardiorespiratory Intensive Care Practice 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
P44010 Dimensions of Adult Intensive Care Practice 40 CATS Credits at Level 7
P44007 Cardiac and Respiratory Care 40 CATS Credits at Level 7
P44004 Adult Care of the Deteriorating or Acutely Unwell Adult 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
P44017 Perspectives in Children's High Dependency Care 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
P44018 Assessment of the Child requiring High Dependency Care 40 CATS Credits at Level 7
P44019 Children's Emergency Care 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
P44020 Adult Emergency Care 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
P44021 Governance in Emergency Care 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
P44005 Renal and Urology Care 40 CATS Credits at Level 7
P44006 Orthopaedic Care 40 CATS Credits at Level 7
P44009 Care of the Older Person with Frailty 40 CATS Credits at Level 7

 

Undergraduate Critical and Specialist Care

To apply for a module, short course award or top-up degree apply directly to the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences using our application portal.

CodeTitleAward / CATS credits
U47193 Care of the Surgical Patient 30 CATS Credits at Level 6
U44171 Clinical and Professional Leadership 15 CATS Credits at Level 6
U44180 Improving the Quality of Health Care 15 CATS Credits at Level 6
CSN Graduate Certificate in Surgical Nursing 20 CATS Credits at Level 6

 

Minor in Injury and Illness Management

If you want to study any of these modules please apply directly using our application portal. If you want to study the Postgraduate Certificate in Minor Injury and Illness Management you need to apply directly to the University Admissions Office using Postgraduate UCAS.

CodeTitleAward / CATS credits
P44002 Minor Injury Management 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
P44015 Minor Injury and Illness Management 40 CATS Credits at Level 7

 

Higher Professional Education

If you want to study any of these modules please apply directly using our application portal. If you want to study the MSc Higher Professional Eduction you need to apply directly to the University Admissions Office using Postgraduate UCAS.

CodeTitleAward / CATS credits
P44400 Teaching in Higher Professional Education 40 CATS Credits at Level 7
P44412 Professional Education in Practice 40 CATS Credits at Level 7

 

Management in Health and Social Care

If you want to study any of these modules please apply directly using our application portal. If you want to study the MSc Management in Health and Social Care you need to apply directly to the University Admissions Office using Postgraduate UCAS.

CodeTitleAward / CATS credits
P44820 Leadership in Health and Social Care 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
P44811 Operational Management in Health and Social Care 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
P44813 Finance in Health and Social Care 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
P44816 HRM in Health and Social Care 20 CATS Credits at Level 7

 

Rehabilitation

If you want to study any of these modules please apply directly using our application portal. If you want to study the MSc Rehabilitation you need to apply directly to the University Admissions Office using Postgraduate UCAS.

CodeTitleAward / CATS credits
P40610 Rehabilitation: Application of the ICF 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
P40612 The Evidence Base of Rehabilitation Practice 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
P40611 Physiological Bases to Muscolosketal & Neurological Rehab 20 CATS Credits at Level 7

 

Postgraduate Cancer Studies

If you want to study any of these modules please apply directly using our application portal. If you want to study the MSc Cancer Studies you need to apply directly to the University Admissions Office using Postgraduate UCAS.

CodeTitleAward / CATS credits
P40204 Living with Cancer in Contemporary Society 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
P40205 Tackling Cancer: UK and International Perspectives 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
P40206 Applied Cancer Biology 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
P40212 Advanced Communication and Supportive Relationships 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
P40214 Advanced Symptom Management 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
P40215 Death and Dying Global Perspectives 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
P40216 Psychosocial Palliative Care 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
P44614 Advanced Health Promotion 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
P44615 Communicable Diseases and Public Health 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
P44617 Infection Prevention and Control 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
P44618 An Introduction to Microbiology and Immunology 20 CATS Credits at Level 7
P40208 Managing Patients Receiving Systemic Anti-Cancer Treatments 20 CATS Credits at Level 7

 

Post-qualifying Undergraduate Cancer Care and Palliative Care

To apply for a module, short course award or top-up degree apply directly to the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences using our application portal.

CodeTitleAward / CATS credits
U45574 Essentials of Cancer Care (SEC) 15 CATS Credits at Level 6
U45573 Care of the Patient Receiving Chemotherapy (SCY) 15 CATS Credits at Level 6
U45572 Advanced Communication and Supportive Relatioships (SSR) 15 CATS Credits at Level 6
U47971 Assessment and Symptom Management 30 CATS Credits at Level 6
U47973 End of Life Care (SER) 15 CATS Credits at Level 6
Graduate Certificate in Cancer Nursing (CCQ) 60 CATS Credits at Level 6
Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care Nursing (CPU) 60 CATS Credits at Level 6

 

Postgraduate Non-medical prescribing

If you are applying for a module, short course award or top-up degree then you will apply directly to the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences using our application portal.

CodeTitleAward / CATS credits
P44050 Non-Medical Prescribing (V300) 40 CATS Credits at Level 7
P44051 Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for AHP 40 CATS Credits at Level 7
P44052 Independent Prescribing Conversion Course for AHP 10 CATS Credits at Level 7

 

Undergraduate Non-medical prescribing

To apply for a module, short course award or top-up degree apply directly to the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences using our application portal.

CodeTitleAward / CATS credits
U46373 Non-Medical Prescribing (V300) 30 CATS Credits at Level 6
U46376 Independent and Supplementary Prescribing for AHP 30 CATS Credits at Level 6

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