Professional development


To register for your preferred CPD modules, please complete a Short Course application form.

If you have already submitted an application form and are currently enrolled on the IMP, you may now register to attend up to two modules per academic term. Please complete an IMP Module Registration form.

Please note: the existing IMP was discontinued from May 2015. We are offering modules on the existing programme only for students enrolled prior to this date and within their five years registration. We are developing a new programme to which to bring this credit, replacing the current IMP. This is intended to launch in September 2016 building on our current strengths and providing some exciting new learning opportunities.

Modules listed below with the suffix PD are accredited for professional development and those with the suffix SC are non-accredited. All other modules are for our MA Education.

Semester 2 2016

Mentoring and Coaching for Professional Learning

Mentoring and coaching have become an increasingly popular way to support learning for professional learning across a variety of contexts. This module critically examines the role and tasks of mentors and coaches and aims to help participants gain the knowledge, skills and understanding to develop these roles.

Module code: MEPD505, MEPD505PD or MEPD505SC.

Fee: The standard University fee per 30 credit module is £942. For more information about non-credit rated module fees, email

Module leader: Liz McKenzie.

Venue: Plymouth.

Starting date: Semester 2 - please view our semester dates page for further information.