Taught course

Learning and Development Management

University of Huddersfield · Department of Education and Community Studies

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

  • An Honours degree (2:2 or above) or an equivalent professional qualification and 2 years full-time experience in a professional role in Education or a related area.

For applicants whose first language or language of instruction is not English you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, will be considered acceptable, or equivalent.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

If you’re looking to progress your career within the fields of training and development within public and private sector organisations, then this could be the course for you. You’ll focus on developing different approaches to the practice of learning and development and build the skills needed to support and manage learning by considering wider theories, research and strategies whilst also developing your skills as a leader. You’ll have the opportunity to exchange and share learning with others as our course attracts students working in a wide range of disciplines and organisations. This course could help you to progress into middle and senior management roles.

You’ll be taught by an outstanding team of teachers; in fact we are ranked in the top ten for Education in the Guardian University Guide (2017) for the seventh consecutive year. You’ll also have access to our extensive professional and academic network which feeds directly into course design and delivery and to excellent facilities and specialist equipment.

Titles of work undertaken by students on this course have included:
• What is the role of senior management in fostering knowledge transfer within the Learning and Development process in organizations.
• Exploring the educational management strategies needed at a primary school in Thailand

Fees and funding

In 2018/19 the full-time tuition fee for UK and EU postgraduate students on this course will be £6,500.

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK/EU students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and Finance. Please note that tuition fees for subsequent years of study may rise in line with inflation (RPI-X).

If you are an international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pagesfor full details of tuition fees and support available.

Please email the Student Finance Office or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries (D287/D387)
+44 (0)1484 478249