Postgraduate Diploma Online Blended

Practice Development

University of Cumbria

12 months
8700 GBP/year
4920 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Practice Development from University of Cumbria aims 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.


Practice Development from University of Cumbria utilises a mixture of flexible learning techniques, including: classroom sessions at one of our campuses and online learning activities, or alternatively this course can be completed entirely online via distance learning.


If you’re an experienced practitioner looking for a professional edge, our course will provide a stimulating and engaging learning experience, equipping you with the knowledge and skills to be an innovator in your field.

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


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


Blended, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Relevant qualifications/evidence of ability: check our website for the specific entry requirements required for each course. Tell us your previous academic results and your projected grades.
  • A supportive reference, from an employer or your school or college.
  • A good personal statement.
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    8700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8700 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    4920 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4920 GBP for the full programme during 12 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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