Explore our
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.

Short course
Understand the key approaches to managing people and how to create an environment that motivates staff and improves performance.
Short course
BIM Principles is aligned to current and future needs of professionals in the construction industry, with software and process examples relevant to SME businesses.
University of Derby Online Learning
Short course
The Child and Adolescent Mental Health course will specifically consider working with young people with anxiety and depression and also children and young people who self-harm.