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

Clinical Trials - I Have a Great Idea, But Does It Work?

  • Professional development, Short courses
  • Sat 23 Feb 2019
  • 9:45am-5:00pm

Pharmacodynamics, Biomarkers and Personalised Therapy

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Mon 04 Mar 2019 to 08 Mar 2019

Healthcare Innovation and Technology

  • Professional development
  • Mon 11 Mar 2019 to 15 Mar 2019

Nanomedicine: Science and Applications

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Mon 18 Mar 2019 to 22 Mar 2019

Field Techniques for Surveying Fish and Amphibians

  • Professional development
  • Wed 20 Mar 2019 to 24 Apr 2019