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Professional development opportunities at Cardiff UniversityOpen for Business

CPD Unit

The CPD Unit offers a gateway for businesses to access the wide range of expertise available within the University, facilitating the translation of research and knowledge into practical, impactful learning solutions.

Working in conjunction with employers and organisations, we ensure our courses reflect industry needs, are current, flexible and are delivered by professional practitioners able to share the latest knowledge and thinking in their area of expertise.


What we offer

With expertise encompassing 26 Schools across 3 Colleges, we have the specialist knowledge to equip professionals with cutting edge information and techniques, informed by world-class research. Opportunities include:

  • access to postgraduate modules on a standalone basis
  • accredited training
  • seminars and lectures
  • workshops
  • online learning and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)
  • blended learning
  • short courses
  • bespoke learning solutions developed specifically for your organisation’s needs.


If you are a member of staff and would like to know more about how we can support your CPD activities, please click here.

Contact Us

General Enquiries

Tel: 029 2087 5274

Clare Sinclair

Head of CPD Unit
Tel: 029 2087 5451

Charlotte Stephenson

Development Officer – College of Biomedical & Life Sciences
Tel: 029 2087 9119

Katie McDermott

Development Officer – College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
Tel: 029 2087 4638

Kate Sunderland

Development Officer – College of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Tel: 029 2087 9119

Gail Thomas

Administrative Officer
Tel: 029 2087 5274