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Professional development

From short courses to masters degrees, our professional development courses and bespoke training will help you engage with the latest thinking in your sector, enhance your business and further your career.

Businesses that invest in professional development benefit from higher personal commitment among staff, a greater focus on business needs and the stimulation of new ideas that drive business growth.

We offer off-the-shelf courses and bespoke packages tailored to suit your organisation's needs – all informed by our forward-thinking research.

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Our professional development courses

We offer a wide range of professional development opportunities including specialist training courses, degrees and continuing professional development programmes.


Business & management

Learn about the latest business theory and practice and connect with new ideas that could transform your business. We offer masterclasses and specialist part-time masters



We offer a number of high-quality short courses in engineering and can devise bespoke programmes tailored for your company or organisation. We have experience of working with local and


Spatial data & analysis

The University’s GeoData Institute is a leading provider of professional geographic information systems and spatial data management training and support. We use leading industry



We offer professional development in survey methods and statistics, including bespoke training and a programme of short


Maritime law

Our Institute of Maritime Law offers a renowned three-week short course in August of each year. It also runs a number of courses


Health & social care

Our innovative continuing professional development (CPD) programmes for health and social care practitioners are highly



We run CPD for teachers and educators, including courses specific to modern languages and mathematics and science teaching. We

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