University of Bradford

University of Bradford

Sustainable Operations and Management

The course appeals to students wishing to develop a career in management with a strong interest in pursuing environmentally sustainable and socially responsible strategies. The course provides a detailed understanding of the context in which a modern business operates and the many interrelated factors that influence its operational environment.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a degree (not necessarily in business and management) from an approved university. Exceptional candidates without a 1st degree but with appropriate professional qualifications (e.g. ACCA) and work experience may be admitted on their merits. All non-UK applicants are required to provide proof of proficiency in English: IELTS: 6.5 overall, with no sub-test less than 5.5; or internet-based TOEFL: 94 overall, with minimum scores of Listening 17, Reading 18, Speaking 20, Writing 17); or PTE-A (Pearson Test of English-Academic): 60 overall, with no sub-test less than 51.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: business economics; accounting and finance; human resource management; international business environment; marketing; operations management; strategic management; sustainable operations; environmental management and quality systems. Elective modules: applied intellectual property and environmental law; business ethics; consumer behaviour; contemporary issues in accounting and finance; corporate social responsibility; cross-cultural management; decision support for sustainability; diversity in work and organisations; entrepreneurship and innovation; European business management; financial statement analysis and valuation; information systems planning for sustainability; international business in emerging economies; international business strategy; international finance; international school; management of change; marketing communications; services marketing; strategic accounting; strategic financial management; strategic marketing; strategic marketing simulation; 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 scholarshipAcademic 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 Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 9,500 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 13,500 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Bradford Bradford BD7 1DP Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

MSc Team
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01274 234321