Published: 20 November 2019

Top jobs with a business management degree

Find out what you could do with a degree in business and discover some of the jobs Surrey business graduates have secured over the past few years.

There is a great demand for Surrey business management students. Our degree programmes give you the ability to select modules most relevant to your chosen career. The combination of communication, decision-making and problem-solving skills that you will develop throughout your degree will ensure that you graduate with the skills you need to take the lead, whatever career you decide to pursue.

Our courses teach a diverse range of topics for different business management careers, this includes marketing, human resources and entrepreneurship which allows you to follow your passion.


"Surrey Business School played a vital role in creating real-life scenarios in which I could learn important skills, ranging from teamwork and delegation to multi-tasking and meeting assignment deadlines." 

       – Kevin Patrick, BSc International Business Management


Careers with a business management degree

Jobs directly related to a business management degree include:

  • Accountant
  • Business adviser
  • Consultant
  • Corporate investment banker
  • Data scientist
  • Stock market analyst.


However, a degree in business management will also enable you to gain skills that would be highly relevant in other, more unexpected roles. These include:

  • Human resources adviser
  • Marketing executive
  • Mortgage adviser
  • Project manager
  • Sales executive
  • Teacher or lecturer.


"Eight days after graduating, I found out that I'd be starting a management trainee graduate scheme with Enterprise Rent-a-Car. What I like most is the fact that I put all the theory I learnt from my course into practise, as well as teaching me about the different aspects of running a business."

       Mark Boateng, BSc Business Management 


Business management graduate jobs

Our Surrey Business School graduates have a strong track record for employability. In recent years, our business management graduates have secured roles including:

  • Analyst, Forex
  • Commercial Manager, Marks & Spencer 
  • Graduate Management Trainee, HSBC 
  • Business Development Assistant, Royal Albert Hall 
  • Business Analyst, Virgin Trains 
  • Brand Specialist, Arcadia 
  • Marketing Executive, Microsoft 
  • Finance Analyst, American Express 
  • Business Consultant, IBM 
  • Buying Administrator, Laura Ashley.

Some graduates have also chosen to pursue a postgraduate course, in particular our MBA which has been successful for helping to build foundations to start their own businesses.

Discover more about our business management degrees, our pioneering Professional Training placement scheme and student life at Surrey.

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