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

Introduction to Bionanotechnology

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Mon 09 Oct 2017 to 13 Oct 2017

The Structure of Clinical Trials and Experimental Therapeutics

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Mon 09 Oct 2017 to 13 Oct 2017

Clinical Vaccine Development and Biomanufacturing

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Tue 17 Oct 2017 to 20 Oct 2017

Effective Online Tutoring (Online)

  • Professional development
  • Wed 18 Oct 2017 to 19 Dec 2017

Non-Fiction Writing

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Sat 21 Oct 2017
  • 9.45am - 5.00pm