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Bradford leaps into European Top 50


The School of Management at the University of Bradford is the highest climber in this year's Financial Times European Business School rankings, jumping 16 places into the Top 50, with its full-time MBA ranked European Top 10 for % salary increase.

Rankings are a key factor when deciding where to study with the FT the most influential. The annual FT rankings are an independent evaluation of the quality and breadth of a schools’ postgraduate programme. It is based on their performance in the four main rankings published by the FT each year: MBA, Executive MBA, Masters in Management and Executive Education.

“I am thrilled with the progress the School of Management has made over the last year in the FT rankings,” commented Dr David Spicer, Interim Dean. “To be ranked 11th in the UK and No1 in Yorkshire is a fantastic achievement and reward for the hard work of the team at Bradford”.

For Dr Craig Johnson, MBA Programme Director, the full-time MBA ranking was particularly pleasing. “Of the many reasons to study an MBA, seeking to accelerate your career is one of the most important and is best reflected by how your salary changes. To be in the Top 10 in Europe is a wonderful achievement“.

The University of Bradford School of Management is one of an elite group of triple accredited Business School*, delivering executive education through an extensive range of Masters in Management and MBA programmes: full time and part-time. The success in the FT Business School rankings follows on from the progress made with the Bradford Distance Learning MBA earlier this year that achieved Global Top 10 status and Global No1 for career progression.

The range of Bradford Masters and MBA programmes is designed to develop the strategic leadership qualities of participants who choose the programme that best meets their particular needs and learning preferences. The programmes provide the skills needed to ultimately perform effectively at a senior level.

For more information on any of the Bradford postgraduate programmes please visit the website ( or to speak with our Masters or MBA Admission teams call or email +44 1274 234 321/ (Masters) and +44 1274 234321/ (MBA)

*The University of Bradford’s School of Management is one of only 73 business schools to be accredited by EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB

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