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University Short Courses

University Short Course Programme

General Information

The Tri-Service University Short Course Programme (USCP) has been in existence since 1953 and is sponsored by the three Services. The USCP was established as part of the Services further education provision. The courses are designed and delivered by university departments who have a recognised standing in the subject field. The aim of the USCP is to meet the broad educational needs of Service personnel of all rank levels. The USCP offers courses in the following categories:

  • Command Leadership and Management
  • Regional and Strategic Studies
  • STEM
  • Languages


USCP 2017-2018

University Short Course Prospectus: Link here

University Short Course Poster: Link Here

DIN Reference: 2017DIN07-109 (Dii Users Only)

USCP Application Form: Application Form

Note:
The University Short Course Programme (USCP) is now available on the Defence Learning Environment (DLE) for which a DLE account is required. Please click here to see how to access the USCP on DLE.


See below a list of the courses that will be available in the 2017/18 University Short Course Program. The prospectus is currently in the process of being printed and will be available in Learning Centres shortly however the links below will provide dates and further course details.

Languages

24-26 Apr 18

Languages in Action - French; Spanish

Exeter University

19-21 Jun 18

Languages in Action - Arabic; French; Russian

Exeter University

Command Leadership
& Management

16-19 Jan 18

Entrepreneurial Leadership

Edinburgh Napier University

23-26 Jan 18

Managing Innovation

Edinburgh Napier University

20-23 Mar 18

Leadership, Strategy and Innovation

Edinburgh Napier University

12-16 Feb 18

Managing Human Aspects of Change

Brighton University

22-24 May 18

Leadership and Change

Exeter University

4-8 Jun 18

Digital Leadership

Edinburgh Business School

12-14 Jun 18

Leadership Matters: Contemporary Debates

Exeter University

11-15 Dec 17

Organisational Change in Context

Brighton University

25-29 Jun 18

Leading Change in Innovation & Rapidly Evolving Environments

Brighton University

Regional and
Strategic Studies

17-19 Apr 18

Human Rights, Intervention and Peacekeeping

Staffordshire University

27 Nov-01 Dec 17

Terrorism: Trends, Causes and Responses

Bradford University

05-07 Dec 17

Counter Insurgency: Conventional War of the 21st Century

Exeter University

09-10 Jan 18

Religion and Culture: Conflict and Cooperation

Staffordshire University

15-19 Jan 18

Africa Issues: Fragility, Security and Complex Peacekeeping

Bradford University

30 Jan-1 Feb 18

Drivers of European Transformation

Staffordshire University

30 Jan-2 Feb 18

The European Union as a Regional Power

University of Westminster

06-08 Feb 18

Cyber Security: National Resilience and International Governance

Exeter University

06-08 Feb 18

Iran: History, Culture & Politics

Staffordshire University

06-09 Feb 18

Asia, Africa and Latin America: Dynamism and Change in the Global South

University of Westminster

13-16 Feb 18

Global Security

University of Westminster

06-09 Mar 18

China and the World: from Mao Zedong to the Present

University of Westminster

12 - 16 Mar 18

Security Issues: Contemporary Challenges Risks and Responses

Bradford University

26-28 Mar 18

Open Source Intelligence Training

Exeter University

10-12 Apr 18

The Business of War & Terrorism

Staffordshire University

16 - 20 Apr 18

Asian Issues: Powershifts, Conflicts Prevention

Bradford University

17-19 Apr 18

Terrorism and Counter Terrorism

Exeter University

24-26 Apr 18

Migration and Security

Staffordshire University

1-3 May 18

Strategy Communication in an Era of Persistent Confrontation

Exeter University

15-17 May 18

Foreign Policy: National Security Strategy

Exeter University

21 -25 May 18

Climate Issues: Trends, Impacts and Security Challenges

Bradford University

22-24 May 18

Russian Geopolitics & Security

Staffordshire University

04 - 08 Jun 18

Global Issues: Challenges, Responses and Security Implications

Bradford University

05-07 Jun 18

Security & Conflict in Ukraine and the Baltic States

Staffordshire University

12-14 Jun 18

Security & Conflict in Central Asia

Staffordshire University

19-21 Jun 18

Geopolitical and Security in the Arctic, Black Sea and Mediterranean

Staffordshire University

26-28 Jun 18

Conflict, Instability and Insecurity in the Contemporary World

Leeds University

26-28 Jun 18

Stabilisation, Governance and Rule of Law

Exeter University

STEM

23-25 Jan 18

Cyber Technologies

Anglia Ruskin University

20-22 Mar 18

Cyber Warfare and Malicious Software

Staffordshire University


HQ USCP Service Desks

Naval Service:

NETS Coordinator, Learning and Development Centre (Waterfront). 1-154 Building, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth. PO1 3NH

Tel: 02392 72933 or Mil 9380 27933 Fax: 023 92 727933 or Mil 9380 24498
DII(F): NAVY TRG HQ-NETS COORD

Army:

Army USCP Administration, Floor 2, Zone 4, IDL 430, Ramillies Building, Monxton Road, Andover. SP11 8HJ

Tel: 94391 2374 or 01264 382374 Fax: 94393 2039 or 01264 382039

DII(F): APSG-EdBr-PersDevHe-E1@mod.uk

Royal Air Force:

Higher Education Registrar, Accreditation and Education Wg, Room 221b, Trenchard Hall, RAFC Cranwell, Sleaford, Lincs. NG34 8HB

Civ: 01400 268179 or Mil: 95751 Ext 8179 Fax: 95751 Ext 8180
E-mail: jacquie.Price251@mod.gov.uk

Further Questions

Once you have read the USCP Policy and Prospectus, if you have any further questions you can contact your Education Clerk/Coordinator, or Personal Learning Advisor (PLA) on your unit, or your equivalent Service Point of Contact.

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