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
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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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Featured module

Intravenous Cannulation for Imaging  

College of Radiographers approved Intravenous cannulation short course
This course aims are to provide the appropriate theoretical background for clinical imaging staff to undertake intravenous injections and to allow clinical imaging staff to develop clinical expertise in intravenous injection procedures.

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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