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University of Bradford MBA

University of Bradford MBA

University of Bradford MBA


This is for the big hitters, the problem solvers, and the global leaders; a Master's in Business Administration (MBA) at the University of Bradford could be the next big step in your career. Develop the strategic, financial, and leadership skills you need to perform at the highest levels of an organisation. Succeed as a manager, entrepreneur, business owner, academic, or consultant.

Designed for busy working professionals, our MBAs offer:

  • Core modules in business management, marketing, finance & economics
  • A diverse portfolio of optional electives including circular economy, healthcare, entrepreneurship and consultancy
  • Multiple start dates (October, January, April & July)
  • A weekend study option
  • The option to study at our Dubai campus or from anywhere in the world through distance learning at a time that suits you
  • Flexible finance options

Core modules provide a solid base of management, finance and marketing knowledge with your future employability in mind. Optional modules allow you to tailor aspects of your MBA to create a bespoke learning journey to suit your career aspirations. The management project involves an in-depth study of a business area of your choice.

You can also specialise in a new, rapidly growing career area with our unique Innovation, Enterprise and Circular Economy MBA. This new economic model aims to use resources more effectively, reuse products and materials, and deliver increased profit.

The course content is designed with input from industry advisors, including senior figures from the NHS Foundation Trust, Prince Lionheart, Bank of America, WWF, and Santander.

Our MBAs have recently received top 10 world rankings from the Financial Times for value for money, salary increase for MBA graduates three years after graduating, diversity of student demographic and international mobility. The University of Bradford has Triple-crown accreditation from AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB, which is awarded to less than 1% of business schools globally

Why choose the Bradford MBA?


  • The University of Bradford School of Management is one of the oldest business schools in the UK and has 60 years experience in delivering the MBA
  • The Business School has been at the forefront of innovation in the business education sector
  • This is the 25th year of the University of Bradford Distance Learning MBA
  • It’s one of the longest-running global online MBA courses in the world


Our School of Management is part of an elite group that holds the "triple-crown" of accreditations: AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB.

Our MBA courses are also endorsed by the NHS Leadership Academy.

Value for money

Our Distance Learning MBA is ranked number 1 in the world for value for money.

Financial Times methodology calculates that our average alumni salary three years after graduation, divided by the cost of studying for the MBA, is the highest in the world.


Our MBA programmes offer you the flexibility to study online from anywhere in the world, with a choice of enrolment dates throughout the year.

You can arrange your study time around existing work and home commitments.


You'll join an extensive network of current MBA students, alumni, and business contacts.

Our network provides you with access to online learning, careers, and support services while you study and after graduating.


The University of Bradford School of Management is celebrating 60 years as a business school at the forefront of innovation in business education, and 25 years of delivering the Distance Learning MBA. This makes the Distance Learning MBA one of the longest-running, most-established global MBA courses in the world.

Making a positive difference to society

The Bradford MBA tackles the big issues of the day. Post-pandemic there has been a cultural change in mindset with responsible leaders more cognisant of issues such as climate change, sustainability, recycling and the circular economy. We want you to explore the opportunities this brings, evaluate your personal impact on society and how you can be a force for good and make a positive difference in the world.


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