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.  Working with academic experts across the University to design and deliver world-class programmes, we welcome professional learners from over 120 countries each year. 

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

Managing Innovative Technology

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Mon 05 Nov 2018
  • 9:00am-5:00pm

Open Innovation: Empowering Innovation and Knowledge Exchange

  • Professional development
  • Tue 06 Nov 2018
  • 9:00am-5:00pm

Taking Software and Digital Ideas to Market

  • Professional development
  • Wed 07 Nov 2018
  • 9:00am-5:00pm

Hypersomnias and Parasomnias (Online)

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Mon 12 Nov 2018 to 23 Dec 2018

Online Introduction to Electronics

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Mon 12 Nov 2018 to 17 Feb 2019