Bradford University School of Management

Financial Times Top 50 European Business School

MSc Sustainable Operations and Management

Overview

The MSc in Sustainable Operations and Management 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.

+Course details

Initially, students take a number of compulsory modules to provide the foundations for an understanding of management and business disciplines. There is then the opportunity to tailor your MSc to suit your particular business interests with three elective subject options to choose from an extensive range. The final part of the programme is the dissertation, investigating an aspect of environmental sustainability and its impact on business activity. 

+Module details

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*

Choose three from a range including:

  • Applied Intellectual Property & Environmental Law
  • Business Ethics
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Contemporary Issues in Accounting & Finance
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Decision Support for Sustainability
  • Diversity in Work & Organisations
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • European Business Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis & Valuation
  • Information Systems Planning for Sustainability
  • International Business in Emerging Economies
  • International Business Strategy
  • International Finance
  • International School (EADA)
  • Management of Change
  • Marketing Communications
  • Services Marketing
  • Strategic Accounting
  • Strategic Financial Management
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Strategic Marketing Simulation
  • Technology & Innovation Management

*The lists of modules reflect those agreed for 2012/13 teaching and may be subject to change & availability for 2013/14

+The Trading Room

The Trading Room

The Bradford Trading Room provides students with hands-on experience in a simulated trading environment, giving a feel for “real” investment decisions made in industry and how to deal responsibly with financial and economic market data.

The Bradford Trading Room

Students have the option of completing a training and certification module specifically designed for universities called Bloomberg Essentials Training (BESS) that is widely recognised in industry and confers valuable skills which are highly relevant for the finance, banking, insurance and related industries.

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Key Details

Study mode

Full-time

Duration

12 months

Start date

September

Location

Bradford, UK

Ranking

Top 10 in UK

Fee

£9,500 (UK/EU)
£13,500 (Overseas)

Scholarships

YES

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