Part-time and short courses

Continuing professional development courses

We value study at every stage of your career. The following options are designed for professionals working in health and social care, the private and public-sector, or English language teaching, all of whom wish to take the next step in their career.

Tizard student and staff

Learning disability and community care

The Tizard centre offers courses to further your career in quality care, including courses in Person-centred Active Support, Training in Autism, and bespoke courses.


Professional Practice

Kent's Centre for Professional Practice offers part-time, work-related programmes and short courses that have been specifically designed to meet the needs of working professionals who wish to develop their academic ability while maintaining their professional role.

  • MA/MSc Professional Practice
  • MSc Advanced and Specialist Healthcare
  • Introduction to Master’s-level Study (online short course)
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English language professionals

The Centre for English and World Languages offers courses for English language teachers who are seeking to develop their language and classroom skills.


Tizard student and staff

Executive and professional training

Short courses for professionals delivered by the Tonbridge centre, with Kent Business School and Kent Innovation and Enterprise. Contact us for availability.


Social Sciences and Psychology workshops

Social Sciences and Psychology encompasses a broad offer at Kent, from our Q-Step Centre which is one of just 15 centres in the UK, to our highly specialist and sought-after forensic psychiatric training.

Courses include:

  • Psychological Approaches To Working with Trauma
  • Firesetting Intervention Programme for Mentally Disordered Offenders (FIP-MO)

Medway School of Pharmacy

Medway School of Pharmacy

The Medway School of Pharmacy offers a portfolio of short courses which are focused around the clinical and cost effective use of medicines and prescribing.

These can be studied individually or to gain a postgraduate qualification.

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