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Bradford MBA - Global Leader for Career Progression


The Bradford School of Management Distance Learning MBA ranked the world's number one for career progress in the 2017 Financial Times Online MBA global rankings.

The Financial Times measure career progress based on progression in the alumni’s level of seniority, and the size of the company they now work for, versus three years ago.

For the second consecutive year, the course is also ranked number two globally in the value for money category, and this year has ranked third globally for salary increase. On average, three years after graduation, MBA graduates at Bradford have increased their salary by 42%.

Professor Zahir Irani, who joined the Faculty of Management and Law as Dean in December, commented:

It is fantastic to see our MBA as the global leader for career progression and it is important to us to ensure our alumni are successful in their careers after graduating. International mobility is high on our agenda, and we are striving to ensure our MBA programme suits individual needs with the opportunity to study contemporary business issues

The School of Management has been ranked fifth in the world for international mobility and not only been a pioneer in launching one of the world’s first distance learning MBAs back in 1998, it has introduced the world’s first online MBA in Innovation, Enterprise and the Circular Economy.

This MBA was conceived and developed with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation to take the lead in a business curriculum focused on the principles of the circular economy and sustainable development.

The programme is endorsed by the United Nations for its support of Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) and supports Bradford’s strategy to be one of the world’s most sustainable universities.

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