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Learn new skills, pursue your interests or advance your career with our short online courses.

Microcredentials 1 Microcredential

Our online microcredentials are designed to upskill you for work in rapidly-growing industries, without the time and cost commitment of a full degree. You can earn academic credit to use towards a degree or they can be used as an independent certification. Each microcredential includes a formal online assessment and meets the standards set by the Common Microcredential Framework (CMF).

Programs with academic accreditation 1 Program

These online programs are designed for you to deepen your understanding of a specialist subject and pursue further academic study, with the opportunity to earn an academic credential from a top international university.

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...with the skills I've developed, I actually secured an internship

"Really enjoyed the course, and with the skills I've developed I actually secured an internship last week - thank you Bristol!"

Become more innovative

Put simply, ‘innovation’ is coming up with better ways to do things. It doesn’t just mean inventing new products or services, it also means developing more effective versions of them. In a fast-paced, globalised world with near-constant technological change, being able to identify and seize innovation opportunities in a business is vital.

Could your organisation benefit from more innovation? Do you want to develop your innovation skills? Improve your knowledge of innovation (including examples) and explore ways you can be more innovative, with a range of online innovation courses ideal for advancing your career.

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