Continuing Professional Development


Flexible postgraduate 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 updating professional skills or earning a 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

Circadian Rhythm Disruption and Sleep (Online)

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Mon 10 Feb 2020 to 29 Mar 2020

Data Analysis in Ecology: Statistics for Ecologists & Field Biologists (10-week)

  • Professional development
  • Wed 19 Feb 2020 to 29 Apr 2020

Modelling Inflammation with iPS-Macrophages and Microglia

  • Professional development
  • Mon 24 Feb 2020 to 22 Mar 2020
  • optional 9:00-17:00 25 Mar 2020

An Introduction to GIS for Archaeologists

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Thu 27 Feb 2020
  • 9.00am - 4.30pm

Complex Reviews

  • Professional development
  • Mon 02 Mar 2020 to 06 Mar 2020