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University of Brighton to help RAF careers take off
6:30am Wednesday 7th August 2013 in News
A university has unveiled a new course aimed at high fliers.
The programme at the University of Brighton is tailored specifically for senior RAF officers. They are aimed at personnel wanting to further their careers or those wanting to apply for managerial jobs outside theRAFor those wanting postgraduate qualifications.
Applicants who have completed the senior officers study programme at RAF Cranwell will be eligible for a fee exemption for management practice, strategic leadership, project management, logistics, managing change and innovation.
Courses allow trained personnel to build on their existing skills within a postgraduate, academic framework, and courses are designed to fit around work commitments.
Steve Reeve, principal lecturer in the Brighton Business School, said: “A postgraduate degree will help differentiate graduates from thousands of others, giving them a real career advantage.
The courses can help with a change in career direction. They provide a highly-respected postgraduate qualification to help find work in a different sector.
“Our aim is to transform officers with potential into top managers who are able to set, meet and exceed strategic objectives.
“The courses also help those wishing to pursue a passion for a particular subject. Courses are also designed to fit around personal commitments and working environment. Modules are run in short three, four or five-day blocks – a method of delivery which attracts personnel living significant distances from Brighton.”
For further information go to brighton.ac.uk/bbs/raf or contact the University of Brighton RAF Admissions Office on 01273 642974.
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