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Your professional development

Undertaking a professional development programme or module is a major investment in your future that can significantly enhance the quality of your professional and personal life.
It's important that you use this time to maximum advantage so that your learning experiences are rich, varied and positive.
Whether it’s modules, short courses, degrees or masters that you are looking for, we're sure to have something to suit your needs and circumstances, so browse our wide range of professional development to see how we can help you achieve your ambitions.
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For any queries regarding admissions or enrolments, please contact the Professional Development Unit Admissions team
Telephone: +44 1752 586951
Visit: Professional Development Unit, Level 4 Rolle Building, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom.
Opening hours:
Monday–Thursday 8:30–17:00
Friday 8:30–16:30.
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We offer an extensive portfolio of modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level for you and your organisation, which aim to develop new skills or refresh existing knowledge. Our modules are self-contained units of teaching, learning and assessment. You can combine modules towards University of Plymouth qualifications, or study modules individually for interest or professional development.
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NIHR INSIGHT Programme for the South West Peninsula

The NIHR INSIGHT Programme for the South West Peninsula has allocated 30 master's funded studentships to be hosted by the University of Plymouth and the University of Exeter. This initiative aims to provide individuals with academic training in research, equipping them with the essential skills and experience needed to pursue various research careers, spanning from research delivery to academia.
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Successful applicants will receive 100% course fee payment plus £19,237 (full time route study or 0.5 FTE each year for two years part time) studentship for living expenses.
This South West Peninsula funding provides an opportunity for 30 people per year (for three years) to study one of three programme options from the University of Plymouth (UoP) and the University of Exeter (UoE):
  • Masters of Clinical Research (UoP) – ten part-time and five full-time places available
  • Masters in Leading Clinical Research Delivery (UoE) – seven part-time places available
  • Masters in Health Research Methods (UoE) – two part-time and six full-time places available
Funded by the NIHR INSIGHT programme.
This is an inclusive opportunity for all with a professional registration with one of the following regulatory bodies:
  • Academy for Healthcare Science
  • General Chiropractic Council
  • General Dental Council
  • General Medical Council
  • General Optical Council
  • General Osteopathic Council
  • General Pharmaceutical Council
  • Health and Care Professions Council
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Social Work England
  • UK Public Health Register
 
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Featured module

Demonstrate through evidence, an increased awareness of the role of the nurse / AHP as a member of the multidisciplinary team when dealing with the patient in pain.
New module starting 2024 / 2025.

Admissions information

Additional information and documentation required for the application process.
  • Application forms.
  • Change of name forms.
  • Pre-course information.
  • Downloadable guides.
  • Student card.
Admissions information Additional information and documentation required for the application process.Access to application forms, download guides and confirmation information. Visit our admissions homepage.
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You can contact the Professional Development Unit with any queries

Prospective student enquiries

+44 1752 586951

Current student enquiries

Professional Development Unit, Level 4 Rolle Building, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom.

8:30–17:00 (Friday 16:30)