Grow your skills and career
On-campus, work-based or distance learning – explore our Short and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses
Whether you want to learn more about a specific area relevant to your career, work towards a university qualification, or develop custom-made training solutions for your organisation, our short CPD (Continuing Professional Development) training and development courses can help.
Many of our short courses and CPD training programmes carry academic credits and award professional accreditation, and we develop our courses and training with researchers and industry experts to meet your needs and ambitions. We’re continuously developing new programmes that are relevant, up-to-date and practical.
We support you to fit your learning around your work commitments and home life, by delivering courses at different times, days and venues. You can study our short courses on campus – where you'll have access to our facilities, equipment and resources – or you can study through distance learning, online at home or at work.
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Short courses in your industry
Whether you're topping up existing knowledge, looking to accelerate your career by learning new skills, or want to work towards a university qualification at work, short courses are a great option. Browse the courses we're currently running and book your place now.
Short courses delivered by our Centre for Continuing Professional Development (CCPD)
Our Centre for Continuing Professional Development offers a range of courses to students and professionals. From English language learning to courses for career professionals, we provide an excellent and engaging learning experience.
English language courses
If you're an international student and English isn't your first language, find out how to apply for a Pre-Sessional English Language course with us.
English language development
Develop your knowledge of Academic English in friendly, accessible settings during your studies.
Study English language and culture in our summer schools for EU and international students in Portsmouth on the south coast of England.
English language and translation training for teachers
Improve your English language or translation and interpreting skills while also experiencing British culture on our of our short courses, designed for teaching professionals from international institutions.
Subject knowledge enhancement courses
Need to fill some knowledge gaps before you start your teacher training? Boost your understanding and confidence with our subject knowledge enhancement courses.