Continuing professional development

  • Continuing Professional DevelopmentOxford Brookes University offers a range of established programmes to help develop the skills of your employees.

    A well trained workforce is proven to increase staff retention rates, provide greater staff flexibility and improve job satisfaction.

    We provide Continuing Professional Development (CPD), ranging from one day conferences and short courses to part-time master level qualifications across many industry sectors to suit employees at all levels of your organisation. We are the main provider of CPD to the county's teachers and architects.

    Our flexible approach gives people easy access to our courses and allows them to integrate training with their professional duties. For example, we deliver distance learning and 'open' courses (at the organisation's premises).

    What types of training do we provide?

    1. Short courses

      A range of short courses and conferences in areas including business and management, computing, arts and humanities, publishing, health and social care, technology, planning, education and bioscience.

      For specialist centres offering short courses please see:

    2. Customised courses

      A range of industry-specific courses including:


      We also welcome suggestions from organisations for training packages to suit particular requirements.

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