LBR - Continuing Professional Development and Learning Beyond Registration - University of Derby

Learning Beyond Registration for health professionals

Rachel Reilly Studying through LBR Rachel is a Community Matron who studied the MSc Advanced Practice through LBR.

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.

Our Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) provision is designed to meet your needs and provide opportunities for the further development of your skills and knowledge in health and social care.

The modules are flexible and designed to fit around your life and work patterns. You can choose to study online, by distance learning or attend taught classes at Derby or Chesterfield. Whichever way you choose, you can be assured you'll be fully supported throughout your studies by our team of academics who are qualified and practising professionals.

Which module is right for you?

You can choose from a wide range of modules to suit your interests and career aspirations, whatever level you're at in your career or training.

  • Level 6 modules are for qualified nurses holding an Advanced Diploma in Nursing.
  • If you're already qualified to bachelors degree level, you can select from our Level 7 masters modules.
  • Explore our modules

Funding your study

If you are employed by the NHS in the East Midlands (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire or Northamptonshire) your study may be eligible for funding through the Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) contract. To discuss funding through LBR, please contact our team on 01332 591992 or email

Alternatively you can choose to fund your own studies, or you may be able to obtain financial support from your employer. Contact our Fees team to discuss the cost and your payment options on 01332 591063.

Find out more

To find out more, please call the LBR team on 01332 591992, email or complete our online enquiry form.