Lifelong Learning

Continuing Professional Development


The focus of CPD is on acquiring knowledge and skills that will assist you in your career through formal programmes of study/courses provided by the University of Southampton.

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Intensive Summer Language Courses


Going abroad this summer or just want to try learning a new language?

Short language courses for beginners available to start in June 2014.

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Study Days

Study days

For people who have less time to commit to a longer course or who are beginning to explore an interest in a particular topic, we also hold regular, one-day cultural events consisting of a series of short talks on a particular theme that are led by experts from within the University.

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Featured Course

Woody Allen

Woody Allen- In His Prime: This 5 week course at Harbour Lights Picturehouse Cinema will explore the career of film director Woody Allen and 4 of his best films.  Each night will consist of a film screening plus an engaging seminar. Starts Monday 28th April 2014.

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Evening Course Viability

Please be aware that our Evening Courses need a minimum of 8 students to run and have a maximum of 20 places. Intensive Summer language courses are now available to book, but make sure you book before the deadline 21st May 2014.

Online Store Payments

We have listened to your feedback and have been working hard to make the Online Store more user-friendly. Links on the course pages now take you directly to the course you want to book and pay for, and the process has been streamlined to save you time. Check it out!

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