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short courses

Looking to improve your skills or change career? Our cutting-edge short courses and CPD courses could be the key.

This is a university that’s relevant today and focused on tomorrow. A university that never stands still and is never complacent – just like you.

We care about your continuing professional development (CPD) so as well as part-time degrees, we run innovative and enlightening short courses – both on-campus and online.

We offer CPD modules and short courses on the most cutting-edge issues, including new legislation – for instance IFRS 16 Leases (an International Financial Reporting Standard) – as well as some of the pressing issues of our time, such as Child and Adolescent Mental Health.

Online course
Short course
If you want to improve your English language skills before you start an undergraduate or postgraduate degree course, our pre-sessional English course can help you. This course is studied online.
Online course
Short course
This short, university credit bearing course will cover a wide range of concepts including vulnerability, safeguarding, disability, inequality, poverty, mental health and substance abuse. The module will also introduce you to the policy, legal and ethical perspectives surrounding vulnerability and teach you how to identify, assess and manage risk within frameworks and theories.