Short courses and CPD

Are you ready to transport your career to the next level? Our courses will provide specialist knowledge and the skills, such as critical thinking and analysis, to support your personal and professional development.  

We have a range of short and flexible courses in business and health to fit around your work or busy lives.


The next generation of the academic experience is here: microcredentials are brand new way to learn.

Flexible and cost-effective, they allow you to upskill in your career, get a taste for university life, or even earn credits towards further study.

Funding for courses

There is funding available for a selection of short courses to support with the cost of your studies. Some courses are fully-funded, while others may require you to take a government loan - it all depends which course you choose. 

in the UK for Quality Education

Sustainable Development Goal 4, Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2024

for Career Prospects

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Facilities

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021

of Research is “Internationally Excellent” or “World Leading”

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Four Star Rating

QS Star Ratings 2021