Short Courses & CPD Options
As one of Scotland’s leading career-focused universities, UWS has an impressive track record working with private, public and third sector organisations to fulfil the training and development needs of their employees.
Our range of flexible short courses have been developed to support continuing professional development in the workplace. Short courses will help you to gain knowledge or skills to:
- Up-skill to become more effective in your current role or take the next step in your career
- Re-skill to change the direction of your career to get the job you really want
University of the West of Scotland has a comprehensive range of short courses in industry areas, delivered by experienced and knowledgeable staff in our academic schools and IT Academy.
We have some dedicated pages set aside for our Health-related modules (see below) and for all other CPD and short course study options visit our dedicated website:
See also our modules for those wishing to start a career in nursing or midwifery or for health professionals wishing to advance their careers.
Carbon Champions Project
The University’s CPD team is leading a pioneering Carbon Champions Project in collaboration with South Ayrshire Council, Ayrshire College and Ayrshire Chamber. The Carbon Champions programme will embed best practice within organisations of all sizes, through upskilling individuals already based within the organisations.Discover more about the Carbon Champions Project
HELP TO GROW: MANAGEMENT
Supporting small and medium-sized enterprises’ (SME) post-Covid recovery efforts is the focus of a new, funded initiative, Help to Grow: Management.
The government-backed, 90% funded Help to Grow: Management will be delivered by academics from the School of Business and Creative Industries at UWS – one of only five business schools in Scotland to hold the Small Business Charter. The programme – worth £7,500 – is an innovative and accessible solution for SMEs looking to boost their performance, resilience, and long-term growth