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Professional development

World-class postgraduate education and continuing professional development through flexible, part-time courses to give you - and your employer - the competitive edge.

Oxford’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Centre is a recognised leader throughout the UK and worldwide, offering:

  • flexible, part-time programmes specially designed for busy professionals
  • access to Oxford's excellence in research and teaching
  • essential skills needed by employers to develop their workforce
  • opportunities to enhance career paths and improve employability
  • over 200 qualification programmes, short courses and conferences
  • online and face-to-face learning
  • regular course updates for the latest knowledge, skills and techniques
  • international appeal and valuable networking opportunities
  • helpful staff and a user-friendly booking system
  • the perfect venue in historic Oxford!

We work closely with departments across Oxford University and other institutions, research councils, government agencies and industry. As well as providing master’s, doctoral and short training programmes, we can meet specific training needs through tailored in-house and bespoke courses.

Professional development highlights

The Wider Context of Nanotechnology: Online course accepting applications now
Apply now for our online introduction to the subject of nanotechnology. The Wider Context of Nanotechnology is a 10 week course starting in October 2014. Taught entirely online at postgraduate-level it replicates the Oxford tutorial system electronically.

Sustainable Urban Development Blog
Students, alumni and staff from the MSc in Sustainable Urban Development and beyond share their ideas and experiences in a new blog examining issues surrounding present and future cities. Join our community for regular articles as we investigate all aspects of sustainable urban futures.

Contact details

Email: cpdmail@conted.ox.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1865 286960

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