Continuing Professional Development and Learning Beyond Registration - Health Care Practice - University of Derby

Continuing Professional Development and Learning Beyond Registration

Health and Social Care CPD Continue your professional development flexibly at the University of Derby - study from home or on campus with different funding options.

One stop for CPD information 

If you're seeking to build on your wealth of knowledge as a healthcare professional, we can offer you bespoke modules in a supportive environment. We have modules to suit nurses, occupational therapists, hand therapists, radiographers, psychotherapists, and those working within complementary therapies.

In order to study what best suits your personal and professional needs, you can arrange for an individual consultation to discuss your options.

There are various options for your funding and study: 

Continuing Professional Development self-funded modules  

We have CPD modules at undergraduate and postgraduate levels (levels 6, 7 and 8), which have all been tailored to meet the needs of practitioners and managers working within the health and social care sectors. Find out more

Learning Beyond Registration funded modules  

We are pleased to confirm that the LBR funding has now been confirmed for the 2017/18 academic year. We will be in touch shortly with all those who have applied for courses but haven’t heard from us. If you haven’t applied, please speak to your line manager in the first instance.

For some students, it's possible to access learning beyond registration funding to study with us. Find out more or speak to our dedicated LBR team to see if you are eligible for funding, on 01332 591992 or

Once we’ve had confirmation from your manager that they are in agreement to release you for module study, your allocation of a place on the module is reliant upon sufficient LBR funding remaining for your organisation.

Online, on-campus and blended study options

Our CPD and LBR offer includes online, distance learning and on-campus modules, so no matter what your preferred learning style or life commitments, you can find a study option that's right for you. We also offer a range of study days for healthcare professionals.

Short courses and study days

We offer a range of stand-alone study days throughout the year. Please see our course search to find out more.