Nurse in practice

Continuing Professional Development in health sciences

We offer a variety of short courses, modules and programmes for the continuing professional development (CPD) of qualified nurses, midwives and allied health professionals.

Our CPD in nursing is designed to improve your clinical practice for the benefit of your patients and services. We use a blend of teaching methods, including opportunities for distance learning and online study. 

CPD modules

Professional Practice

An exciting programme designed to meet the needs of nurses, midwives and other health professions. Our professional practice modules can be taken separately or as part of our BSc Professional Practice.

Advanced practice

Modules can be taken separately or as part of our Masters in Advancing Practice programme - a flexible course for nurses, allied health professionals and social care practitioners.

Health (MRes)

Modules can be taken separately or as part of the Masters in Health Research programme which equips you to conduct high quality, rigorous research.

Public Health

Whether you’re already involved in public health research, policy and practice, or are planning a career in those areas, our public health CPD modules can support your future career ambitions.

Early Years Practice Health Visiting

Our MSc course will provide you, as a registered nurse or midwife on Part 1 or Part 2 on the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register, with the opportunity to take on the role of Health Visitor.

Bespoke CPD

We can provide tailored CPD for your organisation, either at the University of Stirling campus or in your workplace for the convenience of you and your staff.