Supporting Professional Development 30 Credits Level 11; ECTS points 15

1. Overview

This masters level module will provide the practice teacher/educator with the knowledge, understanding and skills to lead, support and enable teaching, learning and assessment in practice.

This module will be delivered through online learning.

2. What you will study

  • Educational Theories
  • Working Relationships
  • Accountability
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Leadership
  • Lifelong Learning and Continuing Professional Development
  • Models of Reflection
  • Self and Peer Assessment
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Advanced Communication Skills
  • Professional Expertise and Development
  • Teaching and Assessment Strategies
  • Changes and Challenges of the Learning Environment
  • Assessment in Practice
  • Practice Based Education
  • Promoting Professional and Inter-professional Education and Practice

3. Entry Requirements

This module is open to qualified practitioners in healthcare who have developed their level of knowledge, skills and competence beyond professional registration and, where appropriate, have gained specialist practice/specialist qualifications relevant to their field of practice.

For nurses and midwives undertaking this module they must have gained additional qualifications that will support students in specialist/advanced practice. The nurse/midwife must have met the NMC Standards to Support Learning and Assessment in practice criteria for Practice Teacher preparation.

4. Course Fees

For Academic Year 2017/2018

UK/EU Students

  • £845 .

International Students

  • £2335 .

For Academic Year 2015/2016

UK/EU Students

  • £845 .

International Students

  • £1165 .

For Academic Year 2014/2015

UK/EU Students

  • £820 .

International Students

  • £1130 .

For Academic Year 2013/2014

UK/EU Students

  • £610 .

International Students

  • £1100 .

For Academic Year 2012/2013

UK/EU Students

  • £640 for the course

International Students

  • £1100 for the course

For Academic Year 2011/2012

All Students

  • £625 course


Course fees are reviewed periodically and so are subject to change for new applicants. All tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in your offer letter. You will also be liable to pay a graduation fee of £40 before receiving a University award.

For further information see Student Finance pages


5. How to apply

For an application pack, please contact Arlene Jopp, Course Administrator

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30 Credits Level 11; ECTS points 15

Start Date


Course Length

15 Weeks

Mode of Attendance

Distance Learning

Academic School
School of Nursing and Midwifery
More Information:
Dr. Fiona Work Senior Lecturer in eLearning and Innovation
+44 (0)1224 262956