Published: 09 February 2021

Top jobs with a business degree

Thinking of studying a business degree at Surrey Business School? Find out what makes Surrey stand out from the crowd and the type of role you might look to secure after graduation. 

Dean Whiting

Employability is built into our curriculum and our courses bring students into contact with business. More and more of our undergraduate students are also choosing to spend a Professional Training placement year with companies that allow them to put their learning into practice. The latest Graduate Outcomes survey 2020 found that 96% of Surrey undergraduates are in work or further education

Our BSc (Hons) Business Management course offers a wide choice of optional modules and gives you the opportunity to explore how organisations of all sizes start, run and thrive. You may choose to combine the core business knowledge with specific expertise one of the business pathway courses including EntrepreneurshipHuman Resource Management or Marketing.

The BSc (Hons) International Business Management course offers a large choice of elective modules which allow you to explore our globalised economy and how organisations of all sizes start, run and thrive in international markets. 

"The academic staff on my course also communicate really well with the students, they are very approachable and willing to help out whenever I’m facing an issue with either my career prospects, coursework or exams." - Sophie Wong, Business Management (Human Resource Management) student

Job roles

Our alumni can be found in a variety of roles such as:

  • Graduate Scheme
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Consultant
  • Project Manager
  • Social Media Assistant
  • European Product Manager
  • Government Operations Analyst
  • Marketing & Sales Advisor
  • Graduate Scheme
  • Recruitment Consultant
  • Ecommerce Content Executive

"The university has an employability and careers support team which assist in placement searches and writing CVs and cover letters. Completing a placement enhanced my employability helping me to secure a graduate role at Fujitsu!" - Osaze Obazuaye, International Business Management student


Graduates from our business courses have gone on to work for an impressive range of companies from start-ups and SME’s to large corporates including:  

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Accenture
  • IBM UK
  • Fujitsu
  • eBay
  • Samsung
  • UBA
  • JP Morgan
  • Sony
  • Hays
  • Huel

Discover more about our business, marketing and management courses at Surrey Business School.


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