Faculty of Medical Sciences Online Learning

Continuing Professional Development

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)


Our online modules can be studied individually or you can combine them to work towards a full postgraduate programme in areas of Clinical and Health Sciences, Oncology or Palliative Care.

Aimed at working healthcare professionals across the world, our online courses aim to meet  help widen students' knowledge and their career opportunities.  Our courses are 10-15 weeks long and are all delivered online – so you won’t need to take time out of the workplace to attend on-campus.

See our range of short courses by browsing our module library.  Some of our most popular modules include:

For course fees for stand alone modules see our fees page. You can combine modules of your own choice and work towards a PG Certificate, PG Diploma or Master's programme in Clinical and Health Sciences. 

Other Short Online Courses

The Faculty of Medical Sciences also offers non-credit bearing short online courses which offer innovative and relevant CPD learning for healthcare professionals.

How to Apply

Application Codes

When you make your application, you will be asked to provide a CPD programme code which will be one of the following:

  • Clinical & Health Sciences modules: 6047P 
  • Cancer Studies, Oncology & Palliative Care modules: 6041P 
  • Clinical Research modules: 6053P

You will also need to include the title of the module and the module code.  You should include these in your personal statement. For example: 'I would like to study the CPD Clinical Trials module (MCR 8015)'. Module names and codes can be found in the Module Library.

Applying Online

We have a helpful step-by-step guide which takes you through how to complete your online application form on our Postgraduate website.

If you have any questions, please contact the eLearning Team


Details of our online module fees are set out below. Fees are the same for all UK/EU and international students:

UK/EU/International fees 2019/20

Programme TypeFee - April 2020
20 credit module  £944
10 credit module  £472

UK/EU/International fees 2020/21

Programme TypeFee - Sept 2020, Jan & April 2021
20 credit module £944
10 credit module £472