Professional development

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If you are looking for personal career development, we have a range of options to help you achieve your goals.

Our expert staff and diverse portfolio of professional training courses offer you the opportunity to acquire new skills and enhance your existing work-based experience. We'll facilitate the skills to give you the competitive edge and take your career to the next level - whatever the stage of your career is right now.

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Achieve your career ambitions

Executives on a higher education or professional development course at UWE Bristol

Business

Our Executive Education programmes enable professionals and organisations to achieve their goals and exceed their aspirations.

Business
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Health

Explore our range of professional short courses in health. Find out about funded opportunities, industry-specific courses and bespoke training.

Health
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Digital skills

Learn new and develop existing digital skills and capabilities for your current and future needs.

Digital skills
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Sustainability and the Built Environment

Our courses expertly blend theory and practice, empowering you with the skills and creative solutions needed.

Sustainability and the Built Environment
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Art and Design

Acquire new skills and techniques, or enhance the knowledge already acquired, whilst honing your artistry and craft with leading experts in the field of art and design.

Art and Design
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Creative Technologies

Invest in and develop skills to support business, transport, entertainment, social enterprise and connectivity.

Creative Technologies
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Education and Childhood

Develop your staff with the confidence, knowledge, and skills in the field of education.

Education

Fees, funding and applications

Information about fees, funding and how to apply for our professional short courses.

Course enquiries

If you wish to apply for a course, can’t find what you’re looking for or have questions about professional and short course study, please contact our professional development teams for more information.

"The course was exactly what I was looking for; a really engaging programme exploring leadership, change, power and politics with credible and inspiring lecturers and fellow students from a variety of industries. It was highly instrumental in acquiring my next role."

Amy Jankiewicz, Chief of Staff, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

Amy Jankiewicz Chief of Staff, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)