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

The Fundamental Science of Nanotechnology

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Mon 07 Jan 2019 to 17 Mar 2019

Practice of Evidence-Based Health Care

  • Professional development
  • Mon 14 Jan 2019 to 18 Jan 2019

Drug Development, Pharmacokinetics and Imaging

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Mon 21 Jan 2019 to 25 Jan 2019

Effective Writing 2: Writing for Performance (Scriptwriting)

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Fri 25 Jan 2019 to 08 Feb 2019
  • 9.30am - 5.00pm

Introduction to Statistics for Health Care Research

  • Professional development
  • Mon 28 Jan 2019 to 22 Mar 2019