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Professional development

Departments across the University offer continuing professional development (CPD) opportunities including short courses, evening talks, conferences and seminars in specialist topics for industrial, commercial and public sector professionals.

CPD opportunities

Select a subject area to see the CPD opportunities that are available:


Clinical Sciences (Imaging)

Education - professional development for teachers

Education - UCAS training for teachers

Law - training for the legal profession

Law - continuing professional development (online)

Veterinary Studies

Professional development at postgraduate level

We offer a range of short courses for those who want to continue their professional development at postgraduate level, but without the time or financial commitment of a full Masters, Diploma or Certificate programme.

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

The College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine offers focused short courses that lead to a postgraduate award of academic credit.

Professional development at the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Online learning programmes

We also offer a range of online learning programmes aimed at those who wish to study for a postgraduate qualification alongside ongoing work or other commitments.

Online learning programmes