Providing adult education for lifelong learning.
Gain an Oxford qualification with an undergraduate award course. Online study options available for some courses.
Our flexible programmes are a great way to further your study, progress in your career or learn for personal enrichment.
Study from anywhere in the world with an online course. From short, accredited courses to Oxford qualifications.
Working with academic experts across the University to design and deliver world-class training for professionals.
Join us online or in Oxford. Study a topic in depth for a single day or weekend, or over 5, 10 or 20 weeks.
Accredited and non-accredited summer courses for adult learners. Held at Rewley House and Oxford's historic colleges.
Low-residency courses allow you to study whilst continuing with day-to-day life, visiting Oxford for short residential stays.
We have an active interdisciplinary research community, with a strong focus on the humanities and social sciences.
We offer more than 1000 part-time courses each year to adult learners in Oxford and online.
Every year there are nearly 20,000 enrolments on courses offered by the Department for Continuing Education, making Oxford University one of the largest providers of continuing education in the UK.
Oxford's Department for Continuing Education is also one of the oldest providers of part-time adult education, having been founded in 1878 at the forefront of the University Extension movement.
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