Bradford University School of Management

Financial Times Top 50 European Business School

The Bradford MSc

The School of Management’s MSc programmes provide the foundation for a successful career in business for students looking for a high quality general management education and those wanting to specialise in a specific business area such as Finance, Marketing, Law or Human Resources.


The Financial Times (FT) currently ranks our MSc in Management programmes in Europe's Top 50, 6th best in the UK, and at No.1 in the North of England*. The programmes also have one of the highest rankings for graduate employment and value for money against quality of teaching. (see rankings for more)
*Financial Times Masters in Management rankings, September 2013

We are accredited by EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB accreditation, which puts us in an elite group of business schools with the ‘triple crown’ (see accreditation for more).

Applied business thinking

All of our MSc programmes have a strong focus on real business situations and applied thinking, which reflects in our impressive graduate employment record (92% employed after three months) and strong reputation amongst leading employers worldwide. Students are engaged in studying the world of work from day one, ensuring academic expertise is matched with an in-depth understanding of business realities.

We aim to give you the business knowledge and skills to help you stand out and progress in a competitive market place. During your studies, you will get all the benefits of studying at a leading international business school and gaining a globally recognised qualification, including strong links with industry and first class careers support.

The Bradford experience

Bradford University School of Management is one of the oldest and most experienced university-based business schools In Britain and home to over 500 postgraduate students from more than 70 different countries. The School celebrates 50 years of excellence in business education in 2013.

At our Bradford campus  and across our global campus, we create a collaborative, supportive learning environment in which students, staff, alumni and businesses and organisations can share knowledge and ideas.

Bradford also scores extremely high in rankings for value for money, providing you with a very affordable way to gain a globally recognised Master’s qualification from a leading UK university.

Follow the links on the left for more detail about our individual programmes and their students and alumni, as well as Master’s fees, scholarships, entry requirements and career opportunities. Also search our people section for profiles of our academics. If you have any queries, or just want some advice, please get in touch with us, we’d love to hear from you.


A number of professional accountancy bodies give exemptions for examinations taken at different stages of their professional qualification, including the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). 

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The Trading Room

The Bradford Trading Room provides students with hands-on experience in a simulated trading environment, giving a feel for “real” investment decisions made in industry and how to deal responsibly with financial and economic market data.

The Bradford Trading Room

Students have the option of completing a training and certification module specifically designed for universities called Bloomberg Essentials Training (BESS) that is widely recognised in industry and confers valuable skills which are highly relevant for the finance, banking, insurance and related industries.

Read more about The Bradford Trading Room (PDF)


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