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  1. Continuing Professional Development
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Personal and People Development 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-focused module is founded on professional recognition of the need for programmes that support individual personal and professional development and that encourage and promote skills to enable contribution to one's own development and the development of others in a range of work place environments.

The module aims to promote increased understanding of the factors facilitating the development of self and the learning of others with a view to influencing work-based practice. Through undertaking this module you will be able to identify professional development needs for self and others; identify and evaluate ways in which you can promote your own personal and professional development in a multi-professional environment; demonstrate skills of self-reflection and professional reflection on your work-based learning experience and have a knowledge and understanding of reflective learning. Through facilitated sessions you will have the opportunity to work together with fellow students to explore the values, beliefs and knowledge that shape your own and others perspectives of personal and professional development within the workplace.

Module dates

Term 2

JAN: Wednesday 13 and 27 January 2021 (10:00 - 15:00)

FEB: Wednesday 10 and 24 February 2021 (13:00 - 17:00)

All sessions will be online.

Submission date: Wednesday 9 June 2021



Prerequisite knowledge

This module is open to all students registered on a relevant degree programme. This module can also be taken as a stand-alone CPD module. For students who have not previously studied at HE level 5 or level 6, an interview will be required.

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

English requirements

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

  • IELTS: 7.0

Module leaders

  • Louise Mullins

    Louise joined City, University of London is 2014 as a lecturer on the public health programme (SCPHN), when the Health Visitor Implementation Plan was underway.

    Louise is qualified in adult nursing, midwifery and health visiting. She also worked as a practice teacher within the trust supporting trainee SCPHNs.