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

Business professional development

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

Business professional development
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Health professional development

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

Health professional development
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Education and Childhood professional development

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

Education and Childhood professional development

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)