Taught course

Distance-learning MBA

University of Bradford · School of Management (including Law)

Entry requirements

A minimum of 3 years relevant postgraduate work experience is essential.

Distance-learning MBA

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

World-class ranking and global Accreditation
The Bradford Distance Learning MBA is ranked world No.1 for career progress in the 2017 Financial Times Online MBA global rankings. It is ranked second in the world for value for money, and third globally for salary increase. We are consistently in the top 25 European and amongst the world's top 70 programmes, the Bradford Distance Learning MBA speaks for itself.

Real world partnerships
The Bradford MBA is grounded in practice as well as theory. After over 40 years delivering management education, we have built close links with industry, commerce, central and local government that benefit students, faculty and the business community alike.

Much of the School's research is carried out in collaboration with major organisations. Visiting lecturers include directors and senior managers from top companies, providing management advice and tactics attained at a strategic level in real working environments.

Exceptional value for money
Bradford is a relatively inexpensive city in which to be a student and the School ranks 2nd in the world, in the Financial Times tables, for value for money.

Research excellence
High-quality research underpins any world-class business school. The Higher Education Funding Council rates our research as internationally excellent in some areas and nationally excellent in others.

International profile
Around one-third of our academic staff are from outside Britain and more than 30 nations are represented amongst our students - ensuring a truly international focus.

One of our main aims is to address major challenges for business and society. Hence, the School seeks to prepare students who can apply the principles of sustainable development in their professional capacity in today's challenging business environments.

Individual support
We integrate a student's personal development into the MBA programme through our acclaimed Personal Development Portfolio (PDP).
Our Effective Learning Service also smoothes a student's return to education, helping them make the most efficient use of their study time.

State-of-the-art facilities
The School is located 4km from the city centre in its own delightful parkland campus. In this learning village MBA students can benefit from the recently redeveloped campus.

Exceptional students
Our students are our greatest asset. They are ambitious, committed and ready for hard work.

The Bradford Distance Learning MBA is an opportunity for students to change their life, refresh their career and to gain a qualification that will bring them personal satisfaction and provide the foundation for future professional development.

Career prospects
The School has an enviable reputation for developing world class leaders who progress to fulfilling and successful jobs in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors across the world.

The Bradford Distance-learning MBA includes:

Core Modules (10 credits each)
Elective Modules* (10 credits each)
Management Project (40 credits)

The core modules give you a thorough grounding in the
disciplines of management and provide a framework
for the rest of the Bradford MBA. These include:

*Business accounting
*Business economics
*Business research
*Corporate finance
*Marketing management
*Managing people
*Operations management
*Strategic management
*Business ethics
* Management and professional development

Electives give you the opportunity to enhance and
deepen your knowledge and skills in areas that
particularly interest you or that will advance your career
in the future.

Information for international students

Overseas applicants must take IELTS.

Fees and funding

Fees cover: module specific study books, module textbooks, module tutor support, complete access to all on-line resources, effective learning support, careers support, attendance at up to 3 block electives at the School of Management or a partner institution, project supervision.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
24-72 months

Course contact details

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