School of Nursing & Midwifery

Work Based Learning

Short course - 30 credits or 60 credits SCQF

Applications Now Open

Work Based Learning SCQF 30 or 60
This work based learning module offers you a tailor-made professional development opportunity to demonstrate and enhance competence to practice in your specialist environment. This is achieved through enabling you to integrate previous/current learning and current experience gained in your role with theoretical underpinnings to achieve academic credits.
This course has one study option
Mode of Attendance
Mode of Study
Start Date
Course Length
Mode of Attendance
  • Online Learning
Mode of Study
  • Part Time
Start Date
January, May, September
Course Length
3 - 6 months
  • Concept of work based learning
  • Learning agreements
  • Evidencing the process and outcome of learning
  • Work based learning as negotiated in individual learning agreement to meet personal, professional and/or organisational goals

The University regularly reviews its courses. Course content and structure may change over time. See our course and module disclaimer for more information.

You will learn via online learning materials, activities and discussion.


This course is assessed through written assignment. 

Academic Support

The Disability & Dyslexia Centre advises and supports students who disclose a sensory or mobility impairment, chronic medical condition, mental health issue, dyslexia and other specific learning differences. Applicants are encouraged to arrange a pre-entry visit to discuss any concerns and to view the facilities.

Disability & Dyslexia Centre 

Study Skills Support

The Study Support Team provides training and support to all students in:

  • Academic writing
  • Study skills (note taking, exam techniques, time management, presentation)
  • Maths and statistics
  • English language
  • Information technology support

Study Skills Support


You must be a health care professional.


For Academic Session 2019/2020

UK/EU Students:

  • £590 for the 30 credit module
  • £810 for the 60 credit module

International Students:

  • To be confirmed for the 30 & 60 credit modules

Additional Costs

The following course-related costs are not included in the course fees:

Other Fees and Charges


For new intakes course fees are reviewed and published annually for each mode of delivery. Tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in the offer letter.  For further information see:



Have a question about the course? Get in touch with the Nursing CPD team and we'll do our best to help.

Taking this course, you will have access to some of the world's best facilities. 

We've invested more than £100 million in the development of our campus, new facilities and new resources.

University Wide Facilities


Apply for School of Nursing and Midwifery short courses by requesting an application pack by email.

Have a question about the course? Get in touch with the Nursing CPD team and we'll do our best to help.

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