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

High Frequency Measurements

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Mon 05 Jun 2017 to 06 Jun 2017

Overview of Electronics

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Tue 06 Jun 2017 to 07 Jun 2017
  • 8.30-17.00

EMC and ESD Lab Techniques for Designers

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Wed 07 Jun 2017 to 08 Jun 2017

Overview of Digital Electronics

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Thu 08 Jun 2017 to 09 Jun 2017

Human Factors, Teamwork and Communication

  • Professional development
  • Mon 12 Jun 2017 to Fri 16 Jun 2017