Postgraduate Diplomas

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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. Some students progress on to a Postgraduate Diploma after completing a Postgraduate Certificate.

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.

Courses

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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Postgraduate Diploma in Health Research

A part-time course consisting of six taught modules, part of the Oxford Evidence-Based Health Care Programme

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Postgraduate Diploma in Paediatric Infectious Diseases

The Postgraduate Diploma in Paediatric Infectious Diseases is a part-time two-year programme looking at both the theoretical and practical aspects of paediatric infection. The course is taught via a blend of online and residential components.