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

Systems Engineering Fast-Track

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Tue 25 Oct 2016 to 28 Oct 2016

Introduction to Multivariate Ecological Statistics

  • Professional development
  • Mon 07 Nov 2016 to 10 Nov 2016
  • 9:00am-5:30pm

Introduction to Study Design & Research Methods

  • Professional development
  • Mon 07 Nov 2016 to 11 Nov 2016

Online Introduction to Electronics

  • Professional development
  • Mon 07 Nov 2016 to 05 Feb 2017

Realist Reviews and Realist Evaluation

  • Professional development
  • Mon 14 Nov 2016 to 18 Nov 2016