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Professional development

UWE Bristol is the largest quality professional development and training provider with the broadest course offering in the region. Our courses are designed for the real world, with tangible business benefits in mind from day one, and underpinned by academic excellence and the latest research.

Professional development at a glance

  • A single, reliable source for all your CPD training needs.
  • A comprehensive range of ready-made and bespoke programmes.
  • Adaptable formats, from single days and courses accredited by professional bodies, to full degrees.
  • Options to complete assessment and gain higher education credit at UWE Bristol.
  • Courses are delivered by experts in their fields – we’re the educator renowned for real-world learning.
  • Renowned teaching with a practical focus – 8/10 businesses return to us for future training.

Professional course options

Professional short courses

Professional short courses can be a cost-effective way to boost the skills within your business, filling short falls, solving problems whist engaging with staff and rewarding loyalty.

Our portfolio of professional short courses cover a wide range of sectors from healthcare and business to engineering and sustainability and are designed to give you the competitive edge.

Part-time and professional qualifications

Our part-time, flexible and block release undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and short courses are a really practical solution to support your employees in their progression through industry recognised career development. Our courses are underpinned by the latest research and academic excellence, but delivered for the real world, with tangible business benefits in mind from day one.

Many of our courses are accredited by professional bodies, including IMechE, RICS, HPC, BPS and CIPD, which means they have met high standards in teaching and learning and will provide employees with a recognised qualification and access to professional networks.

Build your own qualification

Our Professional Development Awards can help your employees gain a higher education qualification through work based learning. We'll work with your organisation to identify learning needs of your employees and shape a bespoke programme of learning to suit your business ambitions.

Bespoke training courses

We can deliver any of our programmed courses for your staff or develop a course specifically to meet your needs. Courses can be delivered at a venue and time to suit you.

Please contact our Faculty professional development teams for more details.

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