School of Nursing & Midwifery

Professional Knowledge for Practice

Short Course - 30 credits at SCQF level 11 | ECTS points 15

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Professional Knowledge for Practice 30 Credits Level 11 | ECTS points 15
This master's level module will prepare you to explore your specialist zone of professional practice in order to develop a reflective analysis of your personal and professional development.

The focus of this learning contract will relate to your professional/clinical specialty and enable you to explore the pre-requisite knowledge, evidence and policy agendas in relation to your specialist zone of practice.

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
Course Length
15 weeks
  • Learning Contract
  • Reflective analysis
  • Exploring the Knowledge
  • Evidence and Policy Base
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Career Frameworks
  • Agenda for Change
  • Knowledge and Skills Framework

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


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

Normally, applicants are expected to be able to demonstrate degree level study, however, if this is not the case, interested individuals are encouraged to make contact and discuss their circumstances. 



UK/EU Students: £860

International Students: £2,400

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.

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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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