Continuing professional development

Online and in-person courses for professionals

Our extensive range of continuing professional development (CPD) courses are designed for those who wish to update their skills, change career, or earn a qualification. We work with academic experts across the University and beyond to deliver world-class programmes to professional learners from across the globe, both in Oxford and online.

Our professional courses benefit from Oxford University's excellence in research and teaching as a globally top-ranking university and offer a dynamic and supportive environment that promotes valuable professional networks.

From business and management to diplomatic studies, ethics to medicine, technology to urban studies, we have a programme for you.

Bespoke courses

We have extensive experience of working with clients locally, nationally and internationally in designing and delivering high-quality, cost-effective training solutions tailored to your exact requirements. We can create customised online, in-person and/or hybrid courses, or you can choose one or more courses from our existing portfolio to be delivered where and when you want it. You can also select aspects of our existing course content and combine them with personalised course elements.

If you’d like to discuss a customised course or training package, please contact us at: bespoke@conted.ox.ac.uk

Subject specialisms

Our wide range of career development programmes are grouped by subject below.

Business and management skills

Business and management skills

Short intensive practical courses for managers, project managers, engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs.

Cultural heritage workshops

Cultural heritage workshops

Expert tuition for those with a keen interest, professional or personal, in archaeology, historic buildings and cultural heritage.

Diplomatic studies

Diplomatic studies

Courses for early-to-mid career diplomats, as well as those who are new to the field of diplomacy and international relations.

Education and study skills

Education and study skills

Short, part-time and online courses in education and study skills at the University of Oxford

Environment and sustainability

Environment and sustainability

Courses in the environment, sustainability, urbanism, wildlife conservation and ecology - whether your interest is professional or personal.

Medical and health sciences

Medical and health sciences

Postgraduate qualifications, short courses, part-time study and online courses in medical and health sciences

Philosophy

Philosophy

Short courses, summer schools and graduate courses in philosophy and ethics at the University of Oxford.

Psychology and counselling

Psychology and counselling

Short, part-time and online courses in psychology and counselling at the University of Oxford

Technology and AI

Technology and AI

High-quality short training courses for professionals in electronic systems and signal processing; mobile networks and satcoms; high-speed digital, analogue and EMC engineering; AI, robotics, data science, IoT, cyber security and information engineering.


Upcoming courses

Online - live • Short courses • Professional development
  • Mon 15 Apr 2024 – 18 Apr 2024
  • 4 meetings
  • 14:00 - 15:30 (UK time)
Online - live • Short courses • Professional development
  • Wed 17 Apr 2024 – 19 Apr 2024
  • Start time - 09:00 UK/10:00 CEST
Online - live • Short courses • Professional development
  • Mon 22 Apr 2024 – 25 Apr 2024
  • 11:30 - 13:00
Short intensive • Professional development
  • Mon 22 Apr 2024 – 26 Apr 2024
Online - live • Short courses • Professional development
  • Tue 23 Apr 2024 – 26 Apr 2024
  • 4 meetings
  • 11:00-12:30 (UK time)