Taught course


University of Bradford · School of Management (including Law)

Entry requirements

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

Full-time 12-month programme starting in September

Months of entry


Course content

World-class ranking and global Accreditation:
Consistently ranked No.1 in the North, top 10 UK, top 25 European and amongst the world's top 70 programmes, the Bradford MBA speaks for itself (Financial Times Executive MBA rankings, 2010).

Real world partnerships:
The Bradford MBA is grounded in practice as well as theory. After 50 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 organizations. Visiting lecturers include directors and senior managers from top companies, providing management advice and tactics attained at 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 11th 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 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 MBA includes:

Core Modules (10 credits each);
Elective Modules* (10 credits each);
Management Project (40 credits);
Personal Development Portfolio (PDP - 10 credits);
* The Accelerated MBA has no electives.

The core modules give you 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,
*Managing people,
*Operations management,
*Strategic management.

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 future.

Information for international students

Overseas applicants must take IELTS.

Fees and funding

Scholarships are available. Please visit www.bradford.ac.uk/management/mbaschoalrships

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

MBA Programme Team
+44 (0)1274 234321
+44 (0)1274 232311