Understanding Contraception & Sexual Health

Continuing Professional Development (short course)

Chelmsford, Cambridge

5 days

Module code: MOD001833, MOD005054

Module level: 6 and 7

Module credits: 15 credits

Interested in this course but unable to commit to a module?

You can take the first two days as our Family Planning Appreciation workshop for CPD credits without the need for assessment.

Number of places: 25


Deepen your understanding of contraception and sexual health, including how sexuality and sexual health services are impacted by external factors. Consider the cultural, political, legal and ethical contexts of human sexuality and contraception. Enhance your ability to help people access services to make informed choices for themselves.

Full description

Who should attend?

Any professional involved in health, social care or education will find this module of interest, especially where your role involves providing information on contraception and sexual health.


8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 October 2018

15, 16, 17, 18 and 19 October 2018

11, 12, 13, 14 and 15 February 2019

Interested in this course but unable to commit to a module?

You can take the first two days as our Family Planning Appreciation workshop for CPD credits without the need for assessment.

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, with over 6,000 students from more than 20 countries.

With 95% of our students finding full-time employment within six months of graduating, you can be sure that our courses have been designed with your career in mind. We’ve been educating nurses, midwives and social workers for over 25 years.

At the cutting edge of research, we offer a range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses taught by friendly, supportive and experienced staff. With over 150 research students across our three doctoral programmes (PhD; DProf and EdD), we provide the multi-disciplinary perspective and potential for academic debate that reflects our position as a leader in practitioner-focused and practice-led research studies.

Designed to enhance your learning experience, our facilities include state-of-the-art simulated skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations and UK hospital wards. Our students also benefit from our Early Childhood Research and Resource Centre; a space in which they can experiment with equipment and play activities.

You’ll study in an exciting, modern faculty which has strong links with regional, national and international organisations, including healthcare trusts, social services, local and regional authorities, schools and academic institutions.

Your enthusiasm. Our passion. Your best foot forward.

Where can I study?

Tindal Building on our Chelmsford campus

Our striking, modern campus sits by the riverside in Chelmsford's University and Innovation Quarter.

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Lord Ashcroft Building on our Cambridge campus

Our campus is close to the centre of Cambridge, often described as the perfect student city.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

15 Credits (Level 6)


15 Credits (Level 7)


Funding for CPD

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

Contact details

Susan Walker
01245 68 4663

CPD admissions team
01245 68 6868

Entry requirements

To access this course, you will:

  • be a professional working in health, social care or education
  • have responsibility for providing education about contraception and sexual health

This module is at degree level and requires a basic understanding of anatomy and physiology.

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