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About us

We are a Russell Group University, known for excellent teaching, outstanding research and links with business and industry.

Our expertise

Whether you are a business looking to develop your staff, an individual seeking career development via a short training course, or a professional organisation exploring development opportunities, we have something to offer you. With expertise encompassing many sectors and disciplines, we offer extensive professional development opportunities designed to raise skill levels and equip participants with cutting-edge knowledge and techniques.

Our CPD training opportunities

The open programme, designed for individuals and businesses, covers subjects such as marketing, online communications, project management and managing people. There are also several medical and healthcare training courses run by the School of Medicine, offering vital professional development training at cost-effective prices.

We also run postgraduate standalone taught modules, which have been designed specifically for professionals to use as CPD.

We can also offer our open courses on a bespoke basis to meet your business/organisation’s specific requirements.

  • Small class sizes in a city centre location
  • 90% of our customers rate us as good or excellent
  • We have extensive experience with local, national and international businesses

A dedicated CPD Unit

Our team of experts has extensive experience working with organisations both in the UK and internationally.

We are here to provide you with a gateway to access the huge range of expertise available across the University. We will guide you through the process, facilitating the translation of research and knowledge into practical, impactful training activities.

Customer Service Excellence

Customer Service Excellence

We're proud to hold the prestigious Customer Service Excellence standard® which means you can be sure that your experience with us will be positive and friendly. We were also recently presented with the 2021 Customer Service Excellence® award for 'maintaining a customer-focused organisation', recognising the work we've done to adapt our services and support learning, particularly during COVID-19.