University of Bradford
Training and Development
This innovative residential distance learning programme is established as one of the leading Masters in Training and Development in the UK and Europe, and has proved extremely popular with successive groups of local and international students. The programme is specifically designed for experienced practitioners in the fields of training and human resource development who are interested in a more strategic role. Participants are attracted from a wide cross-section of professional backgrounds from multinational organisations to private consultancies and the public sector. These include:- Utilities Specialised Training Consultancies Banking and Insurance Sector Skills Councils Retail and Commerce Local Authorities Social, Health and Voluntary Services Rural and Community Development Further and Higher Education Communications and Information Technology Industries Manufacturing and transport The Armed Forces Each programme aims to provide a range of learning opportunities designed to meet the needs of busy professionals who are involved in or are likely to be involved in training and development activity and initiatives at a strategic level. Each course aims to engage you in a stimulating process of learning and research into your own professional practice, and into the literature and theory which inform this field. The sessions focus on your own working environment, allowing you to test and put into practice the subjects covered. The programme is delivered via residential weekends and distance learning. In exceptional circumstances, a total distance learning route is available. Both options are supported by a virtual learning environment and social networking tools provide ample opportunity to work collaboratively with peers.