Professional Development Unit (PDU) - health and social care professions

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.

Featured module 

Substance misuse and dual diagnosis (degree and masters level) 


Consider the influence of various models and approaches to working with people who misuse substances or have dual diagnosis, as well as the issues for you as an individual and for society.

Explore definitions of dependence, addiction and withdrawal, interface between mental health and substance misuse, pharmacology of drugs of abuse, types of treatment intervention, rehabilitation and support.

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Admissions information 

Additional information and documentation required for the application process.

Access to: 

  • application forms 
  • change of name forms
  • pre-course information
  • downloadable guides
  • student card.

Visit our admissions homepage for full details.