Our Master in Business Administration programme will provide you with the strategic, financial and people skills you’ll need to progress and perform effectively at senior levels.
The programme combines management theory with real business application. From day one you’ll be able to apply new knowledge and skills in your workplace. You will develop a broad foundation of knowledge in core modules, and focus your studies around a particular sector or discipline in elective modules.
The flexibility of the Distance Learning MBA allows you to study at your own convenience with our new Virtual Learning Environment, and we provide live online sessions with tutors that help you contextualise your learning.
Our refreshed MBA has been designed with your future employability in mind, and we continue to work with major employers on our MBA Advisory Board and International Advisory Board to ensure our syllabus deals with contemporary issues.
Established over 50 years ago, the University of Bradford School of Management has a rich heritage and an international reputation as one of the innovators in business education.
The University of Bradford’s School of Management is proud to have been named Business School of the Year 2020 by the Educate North Awards.
Find out more about our award.
We are proud to be in an elite group of business schools to hold the triple accreditations of Equis, AMBA and AACSB, often referred to as the "triple-crown".
Our School of Management MBA programmes have been endorsed by the NHS Leadership Academy to deliver the NHS Master's in Business Administration (MBA) programme.
All module information is for 2021 entry, and is subject to change.
Our MBA Online Events are a great way to find out more about our MBA programmes, and talk to our team via a live web link from your computer, tablet or smartphone (iOS or Android).
These sessions are ideal if you live or work overseas or if you're based in the UK but don't have the time to visit us on campus.
During your time studying at the Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences you will have the opportunity to take part in our distinctive career booster programme throughout the duration of your course. The programme is designed to equip you with the necessary skills and graduate attributes to be job-ready when seeking employment with leading innovative organisations. The Career Booster Programme offers you the opportunity to gain certificates in:
In addition, the programme will also include activities to promote teamwork, confidence, communication and many other skills sought by employers.
Developing a portfolio of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Certificates will demonstrate to employers that you are not only ambitious but also take responsibility for your own professional development.
An MBA is an opportunity to either change career direction or consolidate experience then return and progress in a previous industry or job. The Financial Times Global MBA rankings show that alumni continue to operate in a wide range of sectors with, on average, 20% of them being in board level positions within three years of graduation.
The University is committed to helping students develop and enhance employability and this is an integral part of many programmes. Specialist support is available throughout the course from Career Development Services including help to find part-time work while studying, placements, vacation work and graduate vacancies. Students are encouraged to access this support at an early stage and to use the extensive resources on the Careers website.
Discussing options with specialist advisers helps to clarify plans through exploring options and refining skills of job-hunting. In most of programmes there is direct input by Career Development Advisers into the curriculum or through specially arranged workshops.
Visit the MBA Distance Learning MBA page on the University of Bradford web site for more details!
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