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Professional courses

​​Designed to help you become the best you can be, our professional courses enable you to boost your practical, professional and personal skills within specialised areas. The very nature of these courses means that you will be able to learn with people from a wide range of backgrounds, providing you with a stimulating, varied and supportive learning environment.

Take a look below to see our full list of professional courses.


Certificate in Management Studies [Taught]

Certificate of Management Studies

Develop specialist business management skills for application in a large global organisation or SME.

Diploma in Management Studies [Taught]

Diploma of Management Studies

Refine your management skills in specialist business unit areas, with rigorous analysis of a current work-based challenge.

Intermediate Human Resource Management

Certificate of Professional Studies

Develop your skills and knowledge as a HR practitioner by achieving a CIPD approved qualification to progress your career.


Assessment only route to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

This course offers an assessment only route to gaining Qualified Teacher Status.

Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA)

Courses in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) are available through the INTO University of Gloucestershire Centre.

Early Years

Postgraduate Certificate

Looking for a postgraduate course in early years education? Achieve Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS) and become an outstanding early years practitioner.

Health and Nursing Related

Facilitating Learning in Practice (Certificate in Professional Studies)

Certificate of Professional Studies

Principles of teaching, learning and assessment will be explored and applied to the clinical setting

Non-Medical Prescribing (NMC Award) Level 6

Certificate of Professional Studies

Progress your career with a Nursing & Midwifery Council accredited non-medical prescriber qualification.

Non-Medical Prescribing (NMC Award) Level 7


Develop advanced skills in non-medical prescribing to meet the increased demand for high-level practice roles in modern healthcare.

Social Work

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MA

Looking for a masters degree in social work? This interactive postgraduate course is an accelerated route to becoming a HCPC-registered social worker.


Professional Practice: Sport for Development

Build on your experience in the Sport for Development sector and expand your knowledge in youth, education, sport and community.