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Professional and Continuing Education at the University of Adelaide helps individuals and organisations learn, grow, adapt and thrive in the changing world of work.

Our focused and high quality workforce training, development and credentials respond to current and emerging industry and business trends, and are designed to build skills and capabilities for the jobs of the future.

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Discover how to successfully navigate a career change at any age with actionable steps to help you upskill or reskill for your new career.

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Why Professional and Continuing Education?

  • For all learners

    Our programs and courses are tailored to the unique education needs of thousands of learners each year, spanning executive assistants to CEOs.

  • Diverse offering

    With 90+ courses and programs on offer in 2024*, we offer training and development in a variety of professional specialisations.

  • Industry-aligned

    Our courses and programs respond to emerging industry and business trends.

  • Customised education specialists

    We have a strong track record of partnering with organisations to develop customised education solutions that facilitate impactful change.

  • Subject matter experts

    Our courses and programs are delivered by subject matter experts who understand your needs and priorities.

  • Flexible

    Study on your own terms with flexibility in when, where and how you learn with online and in-person study options.

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