• Application Deadline
  • 6 months
    Duration
The Continuing Professional Development in Practice module delivered by The Open University UK is aimed at people with a professional qualification (degree or professional equivalent) and who have undertaken at least 150 hours of continuing professional development (CPD) over the last three to four years. 
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Overview

This may be modules from the OU or other providers or ‘non-course’ CPD completed for their organisation or professional bodies. Through two assignments and an end-of-module assessment you will audit and evaluate this CPD activity and the impact that it has had on your work.

 You will identify and progress appropriate development opportunities and the future direction of your learning through continuing professional development and evaluate ways in which you can share your learning in your organisation.

What you will study

You will spend about 100 hours on the module over the six months. This will involve reading study material on professional learning and development, and writing two assignments and an end-of-module assessment. Through these pieces of work you will audit and evaluate the CPD activity that you have already undertaken and the impact that it has had on your work. You will proceed through the framework of the  Continuing Professional Development in Practice module delivered by The Open University UK to identify and progress appropriate development opportunities and the future direction of your learning through CPD.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 6 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

You will learn

  • The module will enable you to improve the impact and value of your past, present and future CPD.
  •  It will also help you to construct a personal CPD action plan and present a verifiable statement to others demonstrating your professional commitment to ongoing quality learning and development.
  •  In addition, it will also help you to develop the necessary skills for studying at more advanced university levels.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • This module is for anyone who has undertaken at least 150 hours of CPD over the last three to four years. No technical knowledge is assumed, but you will be expected to participate in some online work.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1655 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1655 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1655 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1655 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
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UK fee: £1085

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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