The Department for Continuing Education offers part-time Postgraduate Diplomas in the following disciplines:
We also offer full-time programmes in:
What is a PG Dip?
Postgraduate Diplomas (PG Dip) are taught at the same level as master's degrees, but they are shorter in length. Postgraduate Diplomas usually take longer to complete than Postgraduate Certificates.
Upon successful completion of a Postgraduate Diploma, some students have gone on to further graduate study at a master's or doctoral level at Oxford and elsewhere.
Level and demands
As these are postgraduate courses, you are normally expected to have a good first degree, although in exceptional cases candidates may be admitted on the basis of relevant professional experience.
We also offer Postgraduate Certificates.
Oxford University Diplomatic Studies Programme
The Diplomatic Studies Programme brings together diplomats in early-to-mid career for a course lasting a full academic year
Postgraduate Diploma in International Wildlife Conservation Practice
A unique full-time residential course designed to equip you with the practical skills and theoretical understanding needed to contribute effectively to conservation research and action in the developing world.
Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Practice
A two-year part-time postgraduate course which forms part of the Oxford University Master’s Programme in Psychodynamic Studies
Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
The Diploma builds on credits obtained in the Postgraduate Certificate in CBT, or Enhanced CBT, and allows you to specialise further.
Postgraduate Diploma in Health Research
A part-time course consisting of six taught modules, part of the Oxford Evidence-Based Health Care Programme
Postgraduate Diploma in Paediatric Infectious Diseases
The Diploma is a part-time two-year programme taught via a blend of online and residential components
Read some of our Student Spotlights to find out how others have used their Oxford Postgraduate Diploma for further study, career progression or personal enrichment.