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Development Postgraduate Preparation for Research Design AdvDip (CPD)

Development Postgraduate Preparation for Research Design AdvDip (CPD)

Key information

Qualification type

Advanced Diploma

Subject areas

Design (Non-Industrial) Industrial Design / Research & Development

Course type


Course Summary

This advanced professional development course in Postgraduate Preparation for Research Design allows you to explore and develop a specific aspect of your role, in your workplace. You choose an area of study that should enhance your professional development, as well as your contribution to current knowledge, theory and practice. This programme is a great opportunity to develop your working knowledge of the principles and practice of research design in a social and healthcare setting. With our guidance and support, you could become better equipped personally and professionally to plan and undertake independent research at an advanced level.

Course Highlights: Our dedicated academic team brings extensive health and social care experience to the course content. Along with their passion for service excellence in health and social care settings, they’re also currently engaged in highly relevant research, which means they can add valuable context and insight to your learning. The course is part of a professional development framework, and you can use the credits you’ll gain by completing the course successfully towards the MSc Health and Social Care. The course is designed to provide the flexibility to fit in with busy home and working lives. Key Features: The University of Bolton has been offering high-quality courses designed to meet the health and social care sector’s needs for over 30 years, so we have the knowledge and experience to anticipate and respond to changes in the health and social care sector. Our courses and programmes respond directly to the requirements of the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF), which is at the heart of the career and pay progression aspect of Agenda for Change.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time


15 weeks

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students should have previously studied some HE6 modules in education, early years or social care. Previous work or voluntary experience in a relevant field is also required.

University information

The University of Bolton dates back to 1825 and has a long and distinguished history of providing quality education. Situated on a modern campus in the centre of Bolton, the University is home to 11,000 students who are very happy with their experience, proved by their number one ranking for student satisfaction in Greater Manchester in the Complete University Guide 2019. The university is split into nine faculties: Bolton School of...more