Continuing professional development


Postgraduate part-time courses, online courses, training and events

World-class programmes for professionals world-wide

We offer around 200 professionally oriented courses, from archaeology through medicine to zoology.  Our dedicated unit, the Continuing Professional Development Centre, combines with experts across the University to design and deliver world-class programmes for the many professionals whom we welcome annually from over 120 countries. 

Why professionals choose Oxford

  • Flexible programmes to suit you, whether for professional updating or a part-time postgraduate qualification
  • The benefits of Oxford's excellence in research and teaching as a globally top-ranking university
  • Online support for professional learners when away from Oxford, and courses that are wholly online
  • Opportunities for employers to develop their workforce and for individuals to enhance their careers
  • Bespoke courses for industry, professional organisations and government officials - designed together with you
  • A dynamic and supportive environment that promotes valuable professional networks
  • A perfect venue in the historic university city of Oxford!


Where our clients come from

Upcoming courses

Making Successful Power Distribution Designs

  • Professional development
  • Mon 26 Jun 2017 to 27 Jun 2017

Clinical Translation and Commercialisation of Nanomedicine

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Mon 03 Jul 2017 to 07 Jul 2017

LTE Advanced and 5G System Design and Operation

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Mon 03 Jul 2017 to 07 Jul 2017


  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Mon 03 Jul 2017

5G and the Pathway to 5G

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Tue 04 Jul 2017 to 05 Jul 2017