University of Bradford
UAE - United Kingdom
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All applications are considered on their individual merits and will be assessed using a collective approach, which takes into account professional status and work experience as well as academic achievement.
Candidates must have at least three years’ postgraduate work experience, which can be from any industry, including both private and public sectors, and charitable organisations.
Academic and professional achievements
You should have a good first degree awarded by a UK university or overseas equivalent, or a relevant professional qualification. If you do not have a first degree or professional qualifications you will need to demonstrate significant management or business leadership experience (normally eight years). We will also consider an academic recommendation based on interview.
Numeracy and literacy competencies
We will require evidence of numeracy and literacy competencies, and you may be required to complete an authorised online aptitude test such as the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or School equivalent: The Bradford Test.
English language requirements
- IELTS: 6.5 overall, with no sub-test less than 5.5; or
- Internet-based TOEFL:
- For EU, non-UK applicants: 94 overall, with minimum scores of: Listening – 17, Reading – 18, Speaking 20, Writing – 17
- For International, non-UK/EU, applicants (UKBA requirement): 94 overall, with minimum scores of: Listening – 21, Reading – 22, Speaking – 23, Writing – 21; or
- PTE-A (Pearson Test of English Academic): 60 overall, with no sub-test less than 51
If you do not meet the IELTS requirement, you can take a University of Bradford pre-sessional English course. See the Language Centre for more details »
What you will study
The flexibility of our MBA gives you options to study in Dubai, Bradford, Toulouse (one module) and online through Distance Learning.
All module information is for 2019 entry, and is subject to change.
Core (20 credits)
Option (which can be studied in Dubai, Bradford, Toulouse or online)
Corporate Finance and Crowdfunding (Executive) (AFE7038-A) (available in Bradford and online)
Entrepreneurship & Creativity (Executive) (EAE7010-A) (available in Bradford, Dubai and online)
International Financial Management (Executive) (AFE7034-A) (available online)
Financial Risk Management in European Banking (AFE7001-A) (available in Toulouse)
International Business Strategy (Executive) (SIB7016-A) (available in Bradford, Dubai and online)
Corporate Marketing (Exec) (MAR7003-A) (available in Bradford and online)
Marketing Communications (MAR7015-A) (available in Bradford, Dubai and online)
Global Supply Chain Management (OIM7007-A) (available in Bradford)
Management Consulting (OIM7012-A) (available in Bradford and Dubai)
Digital Health and Informatics (LEM7030-B) (available online)
Materials, Resources, Energy and Competitiveness (OIM7019-A) (available online)
Business Models for a Circular Economy (Distance Learning) (OIM7020-A) (available online)
Diversity, Scale and Development (OIM7021-A) (available online)
Enterprise and Innovation (Distance Learning) (EAE7005-A) (available online)
Fees, finance and scholarships
There may be additional costs that you may incur as a student. Though these are not essential to your programme of study you need to be aware of them as a student of the University. A list of the sort of costs you might expect can be found on our fees and finance section.
You will be automatically assessed for a scholarship as part of the application process. To be considered for a scholarship please ensure your application is submitted by 31st August. Applications for the course will stay open after this date but will not be considered for a scholarship.
Travel bursaries are available for students to apply to study block electives at the Bradford campus. The bursary will be between £250-750, and will be paid to students upon proof of receipts covering the relevant travel and accommodation expenses incurred when attended the block module(s). Applications are assessed by the MBA Director of Studies and awarded on a case by case basis, application forms will be made available when students commence their studies.
See our fees and financial support section.
Every year we award numerous non-repayable scholarships to UK, EU and international students on the basis of academic excellence, personal circumstances or economic hardship. For full details, visit our scholarships section.