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.
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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

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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