Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) for health professionals

Our Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) provision for post-registration healthcare professionals 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.

View LBR 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 +44 (0)1332 591992 or email lbr@derby.ac.uk.

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 +44 (0)1332 591063.

Further information about financing your studies can be found on each module page.

The LBR application process

  1. Line manager approval - gain written confirmation from your line manager that they are happy to release you for module study, at least three months ahead of the module start date
  2. Apply - complete the online LBR application form on this page
  3. Authorisation - our LBR team will check funding, request academic approval and NHS Trust support. Once all elements are confirmed, you will receive your offer of a place by email (subject to viable numbers), approximately six weeks prior to the start of the module(s)
  4. Enrolment - you will receive a further email inviting you to enrol online prior to your module(s) commencing. Your course leader may also contact you with further information about the course.

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Find out more

To find out more, please call the LBR team on 01332 591992, email lbr@derby.ac.uk or our online enquiry form below.

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