Continuing Professional Development

Short course and CPD Brochure

We pride ourselves in delivering a high quality student learning experience and research excellence, in the beautiful surroundings of North Wales. Staff of the School of Healthcare Sciences, Bangor University pride themselves on the provision of high quality education which puts the student at the heart of academic success. The School promotes an accessible and responsive approach to meet your needs, in a friendly and welcoming environment. Through our Bangor Institute for Health and Medical Research, we have been consistently successful in capturing competitive awards from a wide range of prestigious funding sources. This ensures that our students have access to learning opportunities that are at the forefront of the science and practice of medicine and healthcare.

Click here to see our short course brochure and how to book.

Associate Students and Continuing Professional Development

Part-time BN Nursing

The part-time BN Nursing is a Welsh Government commissioned programme, only available to NHS Wales employed support workers and those working in independent GP practices where they have support of the local health board.

Students who do not wish to register for the BSc (Hons) pathway can choose a limited number of modules at either level 5 or level 6 from the pathway to study as an Associate Student.

Students can then carry a maximum of 60 credits forward when they choose to register on the BSc (Hons) Health Studies degree programme.


The fees for nurses and midwives employed by Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board may be covered by commissioning arrangements with Bangor University if they have the signed support of their Manager and Head of Nursing and Midwifery Education, Research and Professional Practice, BCUHB. Please check with the the Office of the Head of Nursing and Midwifery Education, Research and Professional Practice, BCUHB.

Making an Application

Further information and application forms can be obtained from contacting the School BSc Admissions.

Other courses

You can also attend these standalone courses:

Return to Practice Nursing

The undertaking of a Return to Practice Course approved by the NMC is mandatory for practitioners who wish to renew their registration. Find out more...

Independent Prescribing

Successful completion of this course leads to a recordable qualification in prescribing with one of the three regulating bodies, NMC, HCPC or GPhC. Find out more...

To apply please complete the relevant applcation form below:

Standard: Independent Prescribing 2015/16

Pharmacists only: Pharmacists only Non-Medical Prescribing 2015–16

Please contact Module leads with any queries:

Karen Vipond or Angele Weightman

Courses for Qualified Health Care Professionals

As a qualified professional we can offer you exciting opportunities on a wide range of full time or part time programmes at a variety of levels including:


Level 6/7 Awards 

  • Independent Prescribing (NHS 3146)
  • Non-medical Prescribing (NHS 4355)
  • Return to Practice Nursing

Graduate Certificate

PG Cert

PG Dip


We also offer MSc by Research & PhD/MPhil and a DHLTH Professional Doctorate in Healthcare.

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