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As part of the University of Salford, Salford Professional Development can draw on over 100 years of experience in education and training. Our international programmes are delivered in world-class facilities by our network of academic and professional tutors.

Thanks to our strong links with partners in business and the public sector, we can deliver training packages to suit all needs and abilities.

What you can study

SPD’s comprehensive range of professional development courses cover all disciplines and can be delivered on a one-to-one basis or across an entire organisation.

The majority of our training courses are accredited by globally recognised professional bodies and we also offer a diverse range of non-accredited short courses to address your specific business needs.

Our training courses cover the following sectors:

Join SPD's international business community

Our comprehensive remote learning packages mean that you can access SPD training programmes from anywhere in the world. We provide a complete CPD consultation, delivery and support service to create a bespoke training package to suit your exact operational and strategic needs.

For international delegates who want to study on-campus, there are a host of courses available here in Salford. We host groups of international delegates for Executive Summer Schools and block-intensive CPD delivery. Delegates can train both on our main campus and at MediaCityUK, which is one of the most innovative and state-of-the-art facilities in the UK. All Executive Summer School Programmes include social excursions and cultural visits.

For further information please contact us on +44 (0)161 295 3000 or email

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