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Short Courses and CPD Training

Flexible, inclusive learning opportunities

Advance your career with Bangor University's short courses and CPD

Continue learning with Bangor University’s wide range of short courses. Whether you want to enhance your professional skills, re-skill, or simply learn something new, Bangor University’s affordable short courses will help you on your journey.

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Academic experts and industry professionals deliver our innovative and flexible short courses both on-campus and online. 

If you're thinking about higher education, whether at undergraduate or postgraduate level, a short course is an excellent taster of what you can expect at Bangor. 

Our provision covers a wealth of subjects, designed to work around your existing commitments.

Explore our courses

Executive Education:

Bangor Business School’s Executive Education offer a range of innovative distance learning programmes. All modules on the Chartered Banker MBA and Financial Crime & Compliance MBA are available to study as a standalone module.

Aimed at mid-career professionals working in the financial services industry or regulation. Entry consideration will be given to individuals with minimal experience or qualifications.

Postgraduate Credit Bearing Modules 

Micro-credentials:

Individual Performance Psychology (micro-credential)

Coaching Dyad (micro-credential)    

performing under pressure (micro-credential)       

PSYCHOLOGICAL SKILLS TRAINING (micro-credential)   

Understanding Personality (Micro-credential)

PSYCHOLOGY OF TEAM PERFORMANCE (micro-credential)

Medru is a collaboration project in North Wales between Bangor University, Coleg Cambria, and The Open University. Aimed at providing learners with the opportunity to achieve valuable industry 4.0 technical skills and knowledge, it will help to fill a skills gap in industry. Our combined expertise in industry and education means we’re perfectly placed to equip people and businesses with the skills they need both now and for the future. The ambition is for Medru to offer Industry 4.0 training across the whole of North Wales, supporting businesses and people in their aspirations, and creating a pipeline of talent for the future. This will be initially based on the nine pillars of Industry 4.0 –

•    Autonomous Robots
•    The Internet of Things (IoT)
•    Simulation
•    Augmented Reality
•    Cybersecurity
•    System Integration
•    Cloud Computing
•    Additive Manufacturing
•    (3D Printing) Big Data

This project is supported by the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales.

Available Courses

Languages For All:

Languages for All offers a range of evening classes in five languages:
•    French
•    German
•    Italian
•    Spanish
•    Chinese (Mandarin)

These 10-week language courses are designed to cater for a variety of levels - from beginners to learners who may want to brush up rusty language skills and/or continue from GCSE/A-level studies.

Languages For All


Learn Welsh North West – For Beginners:

Welsh course for beginners introducing vocabulary, basic language patterns and everyday phrase. The emphasis is on spoken Welsh. These courses are held in communities across Gwynedd, Anglesey, Conwy, and online at various times to suit your needs.

Learn Welsh North West – For Beginners


Learn Welsh North West – On other various Levels:

Over the last 40 years Bangor University has developed a structured and effective programme for adult learners of Welsh. Tens of thousands of students have benefited from the combination of carefully graded courses, highly experienced and committed tutors and first-class back-up services. Welsh other level courses include Entry level 2, foundation level, intermediate, higher level 1, 2 and 3. We also have a tailor-made course for new Welsh speakers who have completed Uwch level. The general aim of the courses is to develop speakers' skills to confidently use the Welsh language.

Learn Welsh North West – On other various Levels

Training we offer

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Benefits of studying our short courses:

  • Academic excellence:  our short courses offer the same quality of teaching as our full degree programmes.
  • Enhance your career or reskill: Short courses can add valuable skills and experience to your cv, and give you a competitive edge in your career progression.
  • Networking: Whether you’re studying for professional development or personal enjoyment, short courses can provide an excellent networking opportunity to form new friendships and make new contact.
  • Further Study: If you're curious about higher education, a short course can provide the perfect taster to undergraduate or post-graduate study at Bangor.
  • Love learning and have fun: We hope that studying our courses will be a fun and rewarding experience which can help to improve your confidence.

If you're interested in taking a short course, enjoy browsing through our courses and find one that is a good fit for your needs and interests. 

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