The career prospects for graduates with a degree in Business Studies are deemed good. Depending on what Programme you've studied, your career paths will differ. We have gathered information regarding what kind of jobs that are suitable, after finishing a Master's Degree from one of our specialisation tracks.
If you are interest in the experiences of our former students as they entered the job market you can read our Master alumni survey
Internationalisation plays a critical role in modern business, and the International Business specialisation prepares you for a wide variety of roles. You can choose to work for an organisation, become an entrepreneur, or continue your academic career. You will get the skills you need to lead as a manager or business analyst both in Sweden and abroad.
Studies on the Marketing specialisation will provide you with the skills to analyse and manage current industry challenges. You might choose to work as a manager, marketer or business analyst for an organisation, become an entrepreneur or continue your academic career.
The Organisation specialisation prepares you for a wide variety of career paths - whether you choose a position within a private or public organisation, start your own business or continue on to an academic career. Possible roles include consultant, researcher, intelligence analyst and information specialist in public relations or communications.
Accounting, Governance and Financial Analysis
With the Accounting, Governance, and Financial Analysis specialisation, you will be prepared for work in many different fields both in the private and public sector, in the international job market, or to continue your career in academia. It prepares you for several roles after graduation whether your goal is to work as a CFO, controller, auditor, financial analyst or management consultant, or start your own business.
Strategic Management Control
The Strategic Management Control specialisation prepares you for a variety of roles in the field of organisational development - including controller, chief financial officer (CFO) and management consultant. Knowledge of the link between management control and organisational development is important to facilitate business development. You may choose to work in the private or public sector in the international job market or become an entrepreneur. The programme also lays a good foundation for further research studies.
The business savvy and entrepreneurial skills you will obtain on the Entrepreneurship Programme, will give you a unique profile and edge in whatever you decide to do in the future. You may choose the path of a company founder to develop and grow your own firm, or work for the development of already established companies or organisations. You will receive entrepreneurial talent and skills to improve ongoing operations or start your own business.
With a Master's degree in Sustainable Management, you will be prepared to launch a successful career in the private or public sector, and in a local or international context. You may choose to help ensure a firm's accountability by leading strategy development, or work as an analyst of the social and environmental effects of business. Previous students work with sustainability issues in private organisations (such as Adidas and IKEA), in non-profit organisations (Alberta Ecotrust Foundation, Atmosfair), consultancy (SAP in South Africa) and in support agencies (chamber of commerce in India), to name a few places.
International and European Law and Business:
The programme and the acquired interdisciplinary skills will give you a unique profile and edge and will prepare you for a variety of career paths. You may choose between the public and the private sector. Within the private sector, possible employers can be found amongst multinational corporations or national businesses with the ambition of going international. Possible employers in the public sector include international agencies and organisations dealing with international trade (such as EU agencies or international trade agencies) as well as different national authorities (such as national trade boards).
Possible future job roles include all sorts of interdisciplinary advisory functions within or on behalf of organisations. Your acquired skill set should also qualify you for managerial positions. Besides, the programme gives you the opportunity of pursuing an academic career in interdisciplinary teaching and research.
Applying for a job
- The University Student Counsellors Office offers help and advice in regards to writing your CV, applying for a position, and preparation before an interview.
- Uppsala University has a Career Gate aimed at helping students with advice regarding part- and fulltime jobs as well as internships.
- Uppsalaekonomerna, offers a career service where you can find available positions.