Staff Development

Staff Development

We are dedicated to supporting personal, professional and career development of staff and postgraduate researchers. Professional development opportunities are provided by a number of different Professional Services who provide workshops, courses, online and bespoke training for all staff (academic, technical, professional services, manual and support) and postgraduate researchers.

Academy of Medical Educators

Read about the Academy of Medical Educatorsaccredited courses, including Clinical Education (MSc) at the University of Aberdeen.

Athena Swan

We are committed to the Athena Swan Charter which is based on 10 key principles to address gender equalities. 

GMC Recognition of Training

Find out about the General Medical Council's recognition and approval of trainers.

Higher Education Academy

For staff who wish to apply for professional recognition by the Higher Education Academy via the University's CPD Framework please click here.

Postgraduate Study (Taught)

Our taught postgraduate degree options are informed by the world-leading research being carried out in the School.

Short Courses

Our online short courses are self-contained units of learning that are taught and assessed to the same quality as our degree programmes.


Current and upcoming events can be viewed here.

Centre for Academic Development

The Centre for Academic Development supports staff and students across the University in learning, teaching, research and professional development.