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Course summary

A full-time Master's degree designed to produce fully rounded managers with an emphasis on finance. You’ll focus on how a business creates and measures value, and how to approach accounting and finance from a strategic perspective. The programme combines finance and accounting with a detailed examination of other disciplines required for the management of organisations. This also allows you to consider financial decision-making from multiple perspectives. You will be able to apply your knowledge and skills gained from these disciplines in your final dissertation. Key elements include:

  • Business economics
  • Operations management
  • Strategic accounting and financial management
  • International business
  • Marketing planning and strategy
As you will study and gain skills in all areas of business, you’ll have a broad range of career paths open to you on graduation. You will be able to explore further to study for a professional accountancy qualification after completing this programme. Professional Accreditation 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". The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) accredit this programme. This means that, by successfully completing your degree, you are eligible for exemptions from some ACCA fundamental level examinations. Rankings The University of Bradford is ranked 301-400 in the world for Business and Economics in the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Modules

Compulsory modules: business economics; accounting and finance; human resource management; international business environment; marketing; operations management; strategic management; strategic financial management; contemporary issues in accounting and finance; strategic accounting; international finance. Elective modules: applied intellectual property and environmental law; business ethics; consumer behaviour; corporate social responsibility; cross-cultural management; decision support for sustainability; diversity in work and organisations; entrepreneurship and innovation; environmental management and quality systems; European business management; financial statement analysis and valuation; information systems planning for sustainability; international business in emerging economies; international business strategy; international school; management of change; marketing communications; services marketing; strategic marketing; strategic marketing simulation; sustainable operations and management; technology and innovation management.

Assessment method

Assessment is by a combination of written examinations, assignments, group projects and presentations.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
  • Association of MBAs

Entry requirements

A degree, not necessarily in business and management, from an approved university. Exceptional candidates without the usual academic qualifications but with appropriate professional qualifications may be admitted on their merit. There is no requirement for previous work experience. Minimum IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £5951 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5951 Year 1
Scotland £5951 Year 1
Wales £5951 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £5951 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

World Bank low-income or low to middle income economy countries: £2,000 scholarship Academic Excellence scholarships: 15 scholarships of £1,000 available as a fee reduction to the highest achieving students with at least a first-class Honours in their undergraduate studies, or the European equivalent. Ma Kam Ming Scholarship Fund: The Ma Kam Ming Scholarship Fund supports up to 4 scholarships for full-time postgraduate study leading to the degree of MSc, at the School of Management, from permanent residents of Hong Kong or citizens of China in 2014/15. Postgraduate Bursary: UK or EU students applying to study a full-time Masters or research postgraduate programme, who have recently graduated from an undergraduate programme in England, and have received support towards their fees from the Local Authority or the Student Loans Company in their final year of undergraduate study at their previous university may be eligible for a Postgraduate Bursary of £500. Please visit the university website for full details. Alumni discount: self funded or part-self funded Bradford alumni applying to study a full-time or part-time Master's programme, whether studied in Bradford or at one of our partner institutions, will qualify for a discount on the self-funded element of their fees. Awards for company-sponsored study: a business relationship bursary of up to 35% on any company-sponsored or part-sponsored Master’s course is available for companies with whom the School has a relationship or demonstrated business engagement. The amount would depend on the strength of the relationship, which might include companies who have previously funded a student on a Bradford programme, employed an undergraduate placement, MSc or MBA student to undertake a project, employed a member of faculty to produce a KTP or research project, commissioned a customised Executive Education programme, or supported the School in other ways, but this list is not exhaustive and other business engagement activities could be considered eligible.

Finance, Accounting and Management at University of Bradford - UCAS