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PGCert Clinical Professional Development

PGCert Clinical Professional Development

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Study mode

Part time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Health Care Management / Health Studies

Course type


Course Summary

Providing a comprehensive, innovative and diverse flexible portfolio of modules within a multi-professional framework, this Postgraduate Certificate enables graduate healthcare professionals to support their ongoing professional development.

The programme is suitable for the full range of graduate health professionals, including medical doctors, dentists, physician associates, nurses, and those working in the allied health professions. Patient safety is at the heart of the course, underpinned by professional knowledge and a robust evidence-based approach to practice.

The flexibility in module choice will ensure you can tailor the course to your individual needs and career plan, enhancing your employability and translating theory into practice to improve health outcomes. The portfolio of modules you select can evolve as you study to match your current and changing job role as a healthcare professional.

You will be supported in the development of transferable skills and professional attributes throughout your student journey. Successful graduates of the course will play a significant role in the delivery and development of aspects of medical and clinical practice, education, leadership, research and policy.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

To be confirmed

Entry requirements

To join this course, you should be a graduate health professional with a degree equivalent to UK first-class or second-class honours (2:2 or above) in a relevant healthcare-related subject. Applicants with a third-class honours degree with additional evidence of academic ability may also be considered. You will need to provide evidence that you have access to a suitable workplace environment. A suitable reference, normally from your line manager, to confirm your suitability to join and complete the course is also required to support your application. An interview forms part of the selection process.

University information

Edge Hill University has been established since 1885 and continues to live up to its ethos of ‘creating opportunity from knowledge’. Students who opt to attend Edge Hill will benefit from an exceptional education thanks to its cutting-edge research, scholarship opportunities, contemporary facilities and most importantly its passionate, dedicated teaching staff. Students are empowered to craft their own future, learning in ways that work for...more

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