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

An Introduction to English Grammar

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Sat 28 Apr 2018
  • 9:45am-5:00pm

Adverse Drug Reactions, Drug Interactions and Pharmacovigilance

  • Professional development
  • Mon 30 Apr 2018 to 04 May 2018

Introduction to Surgical Management and Leadership

  • Professional development
  • Mon 14 May 2018 to 18 May 2018

Statistical Computing for R and Stata

  • Professional development
  • Mon 21 May 2018 to 13 Jul 2018

High Frequency Measurements

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Tue 29 May 2018 to 30 May 2018