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Contemporary Nursing Knowledge CPPD

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Course overview

This module will enable you to explore contemporary nursing knowledge and consider how this can be applied to practice. In order to facilitate role development the assessments are focused on the student's individual experiences and practice.

This is a Nursing Studies top-up degree programme module. If you wish to complete a top-up degree, please apply directly on the Nursing Studies programme webpage. If you would still like to complete this module as a CPPD student but would like to complete a top-up degree at a later date, please note that you will only be able to transfer a maximum of 30 credits which have been awarded within 5 years prior to the start date of the programme (top-up degree). For any further information regarding top-up degrees please contact the CPPD team (

Module dates

Term 1:

2 October, 16 October, 30 October 2018
13 November, 27 November 2018

Module Submission Date: 7 January 2019

Term 2:

22 January 2019
5 February, 19 February 2019
5 March, 19 March 2019

Module Submission Date: 22 April 2019



Prerequisite knowledge

Non EEA students can only apply as part of a programme, not as a stand-alone module.

  • You must be a qualified nurse or midwife either in the UK or overseas.

English requirements

For those students whose first language is not English, the following qualification is also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0

Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.

Module leaders

  • Anne Manning

    Anne Manning is a registered adult nurse with an orthopaedic nursing speciality qualification who joined the St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery in 1987 and then subsequently City University in 1995 when the school was incorporated.

    Anne initially worked at St Thomas's Hospital in an orthopaedic specialist area before ...