Leadership Practice Modules

Continuing Professional Development (short course, distance learning)

Distance learning

12 weeks

Module credits: 30 credits

These short courses are delivered entirely by distance learning using our Learning Management System, so you won't attend classes and you can plan your studies to fit around your work and personal commitments.


Our suite of short courses is ideal if you already work in health and social care and want to study while you work. We'll develop your higher level skills and enable you to perform better in your current role, to lead teams of staff from different disciplines, or to apply for more senior roles.

Full description

Who should attend?

Our course is open to practitioners in the field of health and social care with the necessary qualifications or experience.


Please note that these modules are now closed for applications.

The following modules will commence online on 3 January 2023, for 12 weeks

  • Valuing People and Fostering Dignity and Respect
  • Managing People and Processes
  • Working Collaboratively

Assignment submission: April 2023

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care is the largest in ARU, with over 7,000 students. Our Faculty is teeming with expertise and primed to meet the demand for creating health professionals, teachers, doctors, scientists and educators for the three districts we serve: Chelmsford, Cambridge and Peterborough.

We have been training undergraduates for professional roles for over 25 years, with a reputation for quality, dedication and ambition balanced with student satisfaction.

We know that to give our students the very best experiential learning, prior to getting into the workplace, simulation is second to none, for safe, realistic, learning environments. We have invested heavily in purpose built simulated wards, science labs and skills space, to support our students through their learning.

Where can I study?

Distance learning
Person using laptop

Study at a time that suits you, using our online learning management system.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

30 credits (Level 5) for courses starting in 2022/23 - distance learning


Funding for CPD

Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.

Contact details

Yvette Winnard

CPD Admissions

Entry requirements

If you wish to be considered for this module, you'll have the appropriate professional qualifications or experience in a related field.

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