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An Introduction to Clinical Pastoral Education for Healthcare Professionals

CPD1621 Begins May 25th 2022 10 Week Course - Final Spaces available

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Intro to Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound for Chartered Physiotherapy

A 2 day Introduction course in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound taking place within the discipline of physiotherapy at Nano Nagle Place, Douglas Street Cork. Date: 24th & 25th June 2022

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WATER QUALITY MONITORING Short Courses for Continuous Professional Development

Now Open for Enrollment - Semester 1 Closing Date 31st July 2022

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Types of CPD

Credit-Bearing CPD (5 Credit or 10 Credit University Modules)

As part of UCCs commitment to lifelong learning and continuing professional development, a selection of short part-time modules are on offer in UCC.

These Continuing Professional Modules (CPDs) are stand-alone modules and can be undertaken after a primary degree or equivalent has been achieved. Recognition for completion of these modules is in the form of a transcript of results. The CPD modules allow for flexibility in learning such that you can take one or more modules up to a maximum of 15 credits in any academic year. Generally modules have a 5 credit or 10 credit weighting. Students can only take 20 credits worth of individual CPD modules in total.  If you wish to continue studying having taken 20 credits you will have to apply for the full programme.  In some cases the completion of a CPD module may allow exemptions from sections of a programme if a student subsequently applies for a relevant Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma within a certain timeframe of completion. This time varies between 3 and 5 years depending on the content of the CPD module and full programme.  Further information on CPD Modules can be found here: CPD Module FAQ's   Frequently Asked Questions 

CPD Offerings (No ECTS Credit -Bearing Offerings); CPD Short Courses, Training Days, Workshops

CPD Offerings take place in UCC throughout the whole year, across all Colleges, Schools, Departments, Units and Centres. We have currently classified the CPD based on the College/School that offers it, but keep in mind that offerings outside of your professional area may also meet requirements for your CPD.  For example, those in Finance may find themselves looking towards Civil Engineering for some CPD in relation to Renewable Energy.  Make sure you have a good look at what's on offer and find a fit that is beneficial and rewarding.

If you don't see something here that you think would be of value to your profession or within your industry, please contact the Centre for CPD ( - our aim is for CPD to be responsive to your needs and so your input is vital.

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