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

Introduction to Sleep Medicine and Methodological Approaches (Online)

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Mon 09 Dec 2019 to 09 Feb 2020

Field Techniques for Surveying Mammals and Reptiles

  • Professional development
  • Wed 08 Jan 2020 to 12 Feb 2020

The Fundamental Science of Nanotechnology

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Mon 13 Jan 2020 to 22 Mar 2020

Practice of Evidence-Based Health Care

  • Professional development
  • Mon 20 Jan 2020 to 24 Jan 2020

Drug Development, Pharmacokinetics and Imaging

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Mon 27 Jan 2020 to 31 Jan 2020