For the sheer enjoyment of learning.


We are delighted to announce our new batch of blended-learning, short courses, seminars, and workshops for Summer.

We run courses in each of three terms - Term 1 (September to December), Term 2 (January to April), and Summer (April to July). Courses are released for booking a term at a time, so check back here a few weeks before each term starts to find out what's being offered in the coming term. 

You can browse the courses by subject area below or see our weekly schedule for the typical day and time of each course. Start dates and enrolment information can be found on individual course pages.

Historical Studies

Historical Studies

Historical studies, including modern history, ancient history, art history, and Irish history.

Creative Arts

Creative Arts

Creative arts, including English literature, creative writing and music.


Philosophy, Law and Social Justice

Philosophy, law and social justice including religious studies.

Courses at Ness Botanic Gardens

Ness Gardens

Courses at Ness Botanic Gardens, Neston.

Science, Engineering and the Environment

Science, Engineering and the Environment

Science and engineering, including astronomy, maths, environmental science.

Open Languages - courses for students (extra-curricular), staff, and the public (aged 16 and above)

Language Learning

Open Languages provide short course as extracurricular study for students, staff and the general public.

Our Summer school includes intensive courses and workshops.