Postgraduate Diploma Blended

Practice Development

University of Cumbria

24 months
3500 GBP/year
2400 GBP/year
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The Practice Development program from University of Cumbria   will provide a stimulating and engaging learning experience, equipping you with the knowledge and skills to be an innovator in your field.


The Practice Development program from University of Cumbria makes it easier for you to reach your academic potential because flexibility and choice sit at the heart of our programme, so you can fit your studies around your busy life.

Key facts:

Choose bespoke modules to suit your individual needs, create your own programme title and select whether you want to study full or part-time, at one of our campuses or from your own home.

Whatever your area of professional practice, our multidisciplinary modules enable you to evidence your learning in relation to your workplace.

If you’d like to take things gradually, start with a single module, building towards your Post Graduate Diploma (120 credits) and then, if you wish, you can progress onto a full Masters degree (180 credits).

Our aim is to see you become the best practitioner you can be and so we endeavour to give you the freedom and choice to study in a way that fits with your interests and lifestyle, even module-by-module, with support right along the way.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Leadership
  • Action Learning: Principles and Application of in the Workplace
  • Active Ageing
  • Acute and Critical Care: Foundations for Practice

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission criteria are listed in the University Admissions Policy. Normally applicants will be required to hold an honours degree classification second-class honours, lower division or above in a related subject. 
  • For applicants who do not meet this requirement, non-standard entry criteria will apply; in such cases applicants will be interviewed. This decision will be at the discretion of the programme leader. It is expected that such candidates will have evidence of successful study at level 6 (or equivalent) within the preceding 5 years.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7000 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4800 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Lancaster

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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