Professional Development Qualifications

Our Professional Development Qualifications allow students to gain an academic postgraduate award, often to Masters level (SVQ 5, SCQF level 11). You can continue work whilst you gain valuable qualifications and certifications.

These programmes include:

Arts & Social Sciences

Life Sciences & Medicine

  • PgCert Health Economics

Physical Sciences

  • MSc Oil and Gas Structural Engineering
  • MSc Hydrocarbon Exploration ( ExploHUB)
  • MSc Project Management
  • MSc Informatics SoftwareProject Management

Executive Education

Executive education allows businesses, and public sector organisations an opportunity for employees to utilise internationally respected expertise across dispclines which is available throughout the University of Aberdeen with the aim of enhancing work related skills and knowledge.

We can identify professional development needs as well as design and deliver training in a wide variety of disciplines from medicine and medical sciences to oil and gas, education, science, law, management and the humanities – either in the form of an open or tailored course particular to individual needs.

Training Solutions

We have a portfolio of short courses which open to a range of industries nationall and internationally to develop specialist knowledge.

Conferences and Seminars

We offer wide ranging conferences and seminars across our subject areas and research interests. These are developed for a particular industry and across sectors.

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