University of Bradford

University of Bradford

Finance, Accounting and Management

This course is suited for graduates from any discipline who want to diversify their education and enhance their career prospects by developing into fully rounded practitioners with an appreciation of all business disciplines and especially accounting and finance. Students focus on the key elements of business, with a strong emphasis on creating and measuring value through the principles and practice of accounting and finance. Students also have the benefit of working in the Trading Room, with access to real-life market trading data and have the opportunity to gain the Reuters trading certificate, should they wish to.

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.

Course 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 methods

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

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.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Whole course (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,500 per Whole course (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Whole course (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
School of Management Bradford BD9 4JL Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

MSc Team
Telephone number: 
01274 234321