Enhance Your Skills, Develop Your Interests
At the University of Lincoln, we offer a range of short courses that can help you to boost your career prospects, develop a new skill set, advance your knowledge in a particular field, or allow you to pursue your interests.
Our courses cover many different subject areas and disciplines including Business, Health, Education, Food, Languages, and Media and can offer more flexible approaches to learning using a variety of delivery methods. A number of our courses are professionally accredited so you can receive a certificate upon successful completion.
The University is also working to deliver a range of flexible, bite-sized courses designed to help strengthen your professional credentials in a range of specialised areas. These easily accessible short courses, also known as microcredentials, will mostly be delivered online and will cover key practical and theoretical in-demand skills. They can be used to simply boost your CV or as a route into further study.
You can use our search function to explore the full range of short courses available at Lincoln.
Short Course Highlights
Explore some of our short course highlights below to get a flavour of the different subjects on offer at Lincoln.
BASIS Foundation Award in Agronomy
This introduction to agronomy, integrated crop protection, and crop nutrition can be used as a preliminary course for those looking to progress onto the BASIS Certificate in Crop Protection, or as a stand-alone course for those seeking a basic understanding of crop production.
Mentoring and Coaching for Education Professionals
This 12-week Mentoring and Coaching for Educational Professionals course is a 30 credit Master's level module designed to provide participants with core knowledge, understanding, and skills in mentoring and coaching and their application within an educational context.
IFST Foundation in Sensory Evaluation
Develop an understanding of the principles of good sensory practice, including the importance of being objective, selection, and training of taste panellists, and a review of sensory methodologies to aid them in selecting the most appropriate method to use in the workplace.
Learn a Language
We offer language short courses at post-beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels in Mandarin Chinese, French, German, English, Italian, and Spanish, which offer 15 CATs (Credit Accumulation Transfer Points) and a Certificate of Achievement upon successful completion.