The University of Lincoln offers a wide variety of work-based learning and professional development courses designed to enhance your career and hone your specialist skills. Our professional development programmes have been developed by researchers and industry experts at the University of Lincoln with you and your employer in mind. There is a range of courses and ways to study, from executive programmes to industry-focused short courses and degree level study via distance learning.
Teaching and Learning During COVID-19
The current COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated some adaptations to ensure a safe learning experience for all students and staff. From autumn 2020 we plan to deliver an on-campus experience with appropriate social distancing. It is our intention that teaching will be delivered through a mixture of face-to-face and online sessions. Find out more here.
Management Programmes by Distance Learning
Our distance learning programmes aim to help you to co-ordinate your studies around your existing work commitments. Each programme allows you the opportunity to build on your expertise and achieve a full degree by completing a range of work-based management activities. These flexible programmes can be completed within 13-24 months.Find out more
As an approved learning provider under the Armed Forces Enhanced Learning Credits (ELC) scheme, our military programmes are designed to allow serving and ex-serving members of all three services, as well as their Ministry of Defence civilian colleagues, to achieve academic recognition of their extensive work experience and formal training whilst in Service.Find out more
Professional Development Centre
Our Centre for Professional Development works with health service providers to deliver specialist programmes in healthcare and social work. They include undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes, return to practice (nursing) and a range of learning beyond registration courses for enhanced skills development.Find out more
Distance Learning at the NCFM
The National Centre for Food Manufacturing is dedicated to helping food industry employees advance their careers. Our part-time distance-learning degrees provide flexible study options for those working in Quality and Technical roles and Operations Management.
Specialist Agriculture Courses
Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology provides essential professional development to working farmers and agronomists through our accredited BASIS and FACTS courses run at the University of Lincoln’s Riseholme Campus. LIAT offers an ideal setting for supporting the training courses as well as testing farm innovations, crop trials and experimentation.
Digitalisation Continued Professional Development
Our continued professional development courses are designed to enable you to embrace digitalisation and offer a specifically designed programme for your business aimed at upskilling your workforce with relevant digitalisation competencies. Our programme fuses technological and soft skills into a single integrated approach.