University of Bradford
International Business and Management MSc MSc
University of Bradford

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Our International Business and Management Master's programme gives you the skills you need to unlock a wide range of global management opportunities. The programme is grounded in the main concepts and theories that focus on key elements of contemporary international business and views from a strategic perspective.

The aim is to produce fully rounded managers by combining international business and management with a detailed treatment of other subjects concerned with the management of organisations. Throughout this programme, you will have opportunities to develop research and analytical skills, real-life problem-solving capacities, and the personal and interpersonal skills needed to succeed. This programme will appeal to those who wish to adopt a multidisciplinary approach to their studies and have an international orientation towards business and management.

The programme is aligned and supported by experienced academics associated with the International Business Marketing and Branding Research Centre. Members of this research centre have a reputation in the field and provide significant insights into key areas of international management, reflecting best practice, innovative thinking and research in international business. Furthermore, this programme is designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills in business and management to enhance your utility and employability in this field. The programme cultivates the ethos of an engaging and inclusive learning community that is responsive to different learning styles and allows you to develop to your full potential.

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".

A number of professional accountancy bodies give exemptions for examinations taken at different stages of their professional qualification, including ICAEW, ACCA, AIA and CIMA, and CPA Australia. Depending on specific accounting modules taken, this programme may entitle students to be eligible for exemptions.

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.

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

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 5.0
    • A-level Humanities
    • General Test
    • (no subscore less than 7.0)
    • 5.0
    • A-level Sciences
    • General Test
    • 4.5
    • Foundation / Pathway Courses
    • 5.0
    • Foundation Law
    • 6.0
    • Graduate Degrees
    • (no subscore less than 5.0)
    • 7.0
    • Graduate Degrees Education, Law
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees
    • (no subscore less than 5.0)
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees Law etc.
    • (no subscore less than 5.0)

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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.

Visa Requirements for International Students

Visa requirement

All international students (including citizens from EU countries) intending to study this or any other academic programme for more than 6 months in the UK require a Student Visa.

International students younger than 18 years require a special Child Student Visa. Exceptions from this general rule may apply to holders of other UK work visas, British National Overseas visa, family member visa and recognised refugees or asylum seekers.

Permission to work while studying

University of Bradford is listed by the UK government as an institution licensed to sponsor migrant students.

Student visa holders from licensed institutions are entitled to work during their full-time bachelor's, master's or Phd studies for
- 20h/week during the term
- Full-time outside term time (e.g. vacations, work placements, once course ended)

After completion of a bachelor's or master's programme of at least 12 months Student Visa holders of licensed institutions can convert their visa into a Graduate Visa which entitles graduates to work for 2 years in the UK.

Costs

Tuition Fees International Business and Management MSc MSc

England UK £11326
Northern Ireland £11326
Scotland £11326
Wales £11326
Ireland £11326
EU £17682
International £17682
Channel Islands £17682

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

University Rankings

Positions of University of Bradford in top UK and global rankings.

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About University of Bradford

The University of Bradford is a government funded research university based in the metropolitan city of Bradford, England. While the university is most well known for its very high volume of research output, it is also known for its substantial efforts in becoming an ‘Ecoversity’, setting an example for other institutions on the subject of sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

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Where is this programme taught

Faculty of Management and Law
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