Bradford University School of Management

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Bradford University School of Management
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Type Business School
Established 1963
Administrative staff
Undergraduates 1000
Postgraduates 500
Location Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
53°48′58″N 1°46′37″W / 53.816°N 1.777°W / 53.816; -1.777Coordinates: 53°48′58″N 1°46′37″W / 53.816°N 1.777°W / 53.816; -1.777
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Bradford University School of Management is an international business school located in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. It was established in 1963 and holds triple accreditation. It occupies buildings near Lister Park which are separate from the main University of Bradford campus.

The School of Management is believed to be the origin of the Bradford factor, an absence review technique in HRM.[citation needed]


The School of Management provides undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral degrees in management, including MBA (Master of Business Administration) courses; as well as non-degree courses for business executives.

Currently, the school has 1000 undergraduates, over 500 postgraduates on taught courses, 100 doctoral students in Bradford and a further 4500 across the world. The current establishment of the school is some 160 academic and support staff, including 18 professors. Additionally, the school has some 120 associate staff.

The school has a range of programmes around the world, running programmes in Europe (with its associate institution NIMBAS in the Netherlands and Germany), the Middle East, China, India and Singapore. Some 2,000 students are registered for various awards on overseas programmes.

Around 80 students graduate from the full-time MBA each year, and 25 from the part-time MBA. The School also offers part-time Executive MBA courses for around 50 students per year and courses abroad such as the Dubai MBA. As well as a master's degree in Finance, International management, accounting, and HRM.

Almost half the academic staff are from outside Britain or have non-UK qualifications. In addition, more than 30 nations are represented at the Bradford campus.

Over 60% of students, and over 50% of faculty, come from outside the UK.[citation needed]


The Business School is triple accredited by European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS), Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and Association of MBAs (AMBA), often referred to as the "Triple Crown".[1]


According to the Financial Times, the School of Management is ranked 9th in the UK.[2] Worldwide, the school is ranked in 95th place in the Financial Times Global MBA Rankings 2012.[3] The distance learning MBA program is ranked by the Economist Intelligence Unit 10th in the World.[4]


Courses taught at the school include postgraduate degrees (MBA, Masters and Research programmes) and undergraduate degrees (such as BSc Business and Management Studies)[5]


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