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.

For any queries regarding admissions or enrolments, please contact the Professional Development Unit Admissions team

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.

Featured module 

Critical Care of Children and Young People (Level 1 & 2)

The University of Plymouth is the only Higher Education institution to offer this course in the South West, making it a unique module which forms part of the advancing practice pathway in child health. 


This module is now being delivered online. Please visit the module page for full details. 


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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.