Developing your skills

Our short courses run throughout the year and vary in length.

The courses are designed to support skill development in specific industries, where you will gain new expertise and acquire skills that benefit both yourself and your employer.

There are also many options available at the university to study in bite-sized sections, but gain credits at the same time. These university credits can then be counted towards a full university qualification in the future should you wish to further develop your professional skills.

The types of short professional courses we offer are in the areas of:

A full list of the current available open courses are displayed on our A-Z listing.

Bespoke courses

We can also design bespoke courses tailored to suit your business requirements.

Contact us

If you are looking for bespoke development solutions for your business, we have a dedicated Commercial and Business Development team that specialise in particular areas.

Head of Commercialisation

Dr Paul Burrows

Arts, Design and Humanities - Business Development Manager

Stuart Hilton

Business and Law - Business Development Managers

Dipa Patel

Kate Watson

Health and Life Sciences - Business Development Manager

Gary Trappitt

Technology - Business Development Manager

Nadia Omar

Leicester Castle Business School - Head of Business Development and Executive Education

Louise Donaghy

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