Continuing professional development

Your professional development

If you’re currently working and looking to enhance your skills for career progression or personal development, Swansea offers a number of specialist courses that might interest you.

Adult and Continuing Education Our Department of Adult and Continuing Education offers a range of courses and programmes that take place during the day and the evening, in your community and on campus.

Analytical Chemistry PGCert programme offered in Applied Analytical Science.

Computer Science Our Foundation Degree combines academic and work-based learning.

Engineering Swansea University’s METaL Project offer a wide range of work-based materials and manufacturing courses, at Level 4 and above. Courses are worth 10 credits, and can be used towards professional development, or further education. Part funding is available on all courses, dependant on the location of the employer and the employee enrolling.

Swansea University also validate Foundation Degrees in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.

Health Sciences A wide range of post-registration courses and modules are available to help employees update their skills and enhance their personal, professional and academic development. These flexible schemes are delivered part-time to fit around other commitments. We also offer work-based learning opportunities.

Information and Communications Technology Software Alliance Wales offers ICT and software training for businesses.

Law CPD courses are available for lawyers at all levels of training and experience. 

Modern Languages Our TEFL MA is designed to give teachers of English as a Foreign Language a better understanding of the theory and practice of English language teaching today.

Medicine We offer two main avenues for professional development in (i) Liquid Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry and (ii) Health Informatics. We also offer stand-alone modules.

Translation Our PGCert in Translation Technology is a flexible programme that offers translators effective, affordable training in Computer- Assisted Translation.