Reasons to Choose a Short Course
Some top tips on why you should take a short course at COL
Short courses at the Centre for Open Learning (COL) are open to everyone. With a wide variety of courses on offer across the full academic year of 2022/23, you’re sure to be spoiled for choice.
The potential benefits of short courses are endless and include; meeting new people, skill development and continuing professional development.
Benefits of short courses at a glance:
- Academic support
You will be taught by friendly, experienced and supportive University of Edinburgh tutors - our short courses offer the same quality of teaching as any student of the University can expect.
- Career enhancers
Short courses are a great way to fill the gaps in your knowledge and give you a competitive edge when it comes to career progression.
- Be curious – unleash your creativity
Taking a short course can help uncover your career interests or hobbies. Imagine finding a hidden talent or interest that inspires you, makes you laugh, challenges you and adds to your life in some way. Open the door to new experiences.
Networking within short course classes provide a great opportunity to make new contacts and also, form new friendships. These relationships can be beneficial in both a professional and personal capacity.
- Have fun!
Taking a short course can help improve your confidence and increase your knowledge but, above all, we hope that taking a short course at COL is a fun and rewarding experience.
There has never been a better time to #LoveLearning and take a short course. Browse our courses now and take the next step in your learning journey.
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