Professional development - Courses & Study - University of Derby

Professional development

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Gain the knowledge you need to further your career

Professional development that works for you

If you're interested in continuous professional development (CPD) to boost your career, our postgraduate and professional courses will focus on building your employability from day one.

Courses approved by professionals

Many of our courses are accredited by professional bodies, such as:

  • Institute of Acoustics
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, or
  • British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

So you can be sure you're learning the knowledge and practical skills that employers are looking for, and you'll have a recognised qualification when you finish.

We'll help you to prepare for your next step

You can use our Careers and Employment Service while you're at Derby and for up to three years after you graduate. We'll help you to:

  • plan your career
  • research your options
  • improve the skills you'll need to get the job you want
  • find vacancies
  • improve your employability skills by working with a mentor.

More about how the Careers and Employment Service can help you