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  1. Continuing Professional Development
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Work Based Project (BSc) CPPD

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Delivery of this module will be online due to government-issued guidelines during the Covid-19 pandemic and may be made available face-to-face subject to Public Health England recommendations. Please submit your application and, once reviewed by the module leader, you will receive more specific information about the online delivery of your module and assessments.

Course overview

This work-based/work-focused module will provide you with the opportunity to undertake Continuing Professional Development (CPD) based in the work environment. You will identify, in conjunction with your employer and the City, a specific project that will facilitate and enable you to develop specific skills, knowledge and understanding in relation to an identified area of your professional practice.

In undertaking this work-based module you will be able to focus upon the enhancement of one aspect of practice relevant to your role and to achieve, through the undertaking of the project, specific, self-defined learning objectives.

Module dates

Term 2

JAN: Thursday 21 January 2021
FEB: Thursday 11 February 2021
MAR: Thursday 4 March 2021

Module Submission date: Monday 24 May 2021



Prerequisite knowledge

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

The module is open to all students registered on a relevant degree programme. The module can also be taken as a stand-alone CPD module. For students who have not previously studied at HE level 2 or level 3, an interview will be required.

English requirements

For those students whose first language is not English one of the following qualifications is also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0

Module leaders

  • Dr Val Thurtle

    Val is is qualified in adult nursing and health visiting. She commenced her career undertaking an integrated programme which led to a nurse and health visiting qualification with a degree in Sociology and Social Administration. She worked as a health visitor and practice teacher in Southampton and Suffolk. She went on ...