Business Management graduate destinations


of our Business Management graduates are in work or further study after 15 months*

*The structure and coverage of this survey are determined by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) employment indicator 2020/21, published in March 2023.

Great graduate careers

Many of our Business Management graduates go into jobs related to their degree specialism. These include Digital Marketing, Events, Investment, HRM, Financial Analysts, Commercial Managers, Sales and BI Analytics. Thanks to the transferable skills and experiences they develop through our courses, they also find careers in:

  • Accountancy
  • Analytics
  • Civil Service
  • Consultancy
  • Data Analysis
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Estate Management
  • Events
  • Finance
  • Housing
  • Insurance
  • IT
  • Logistics
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • NHS
  • Planning
  • PR
  • Project Analysis
  • Property
  • Tax
  • Transport
  • Youth Engagement.

Some graduates may also develop varied portfolio careers or become self-employed. Jobs include:

  • Director of Music Festivals
  • Digital Consultant
  • Event Executive
  • Health and Beauty Technician
  • Marketing Manager
  • Property Developer
  • Property Investment
  • Social Media Manager.

Top graduate employers

Graduates work with leading public and private sector organisations across the country, as well as small to medium-sized enterprises. We have employer partners who shape our courses, ensuring they are distinctive, future-facing and practice-led. They also attend virtual and in-person Q&A panels and provide placements and work experience. Our students benefit from these relationships through placements, internships, and applied projects, leading to exciting graduate careers. Graduates find jobs with our partners as well as these leading employers:

Further study

Graduates of Business and Management courses choose to study a variety of postgraduate subjects ranging from Management Accounting, Marketing, Human Resource Management, International Management and Public Policy. Others study alongside work in graduate jobs requiring further professional development. Graduates with accredited degrees can take advantage of exemptions.

Accredited by industry

Many of our Business and Management courses are accredited by professional bodies including Chartered Management Institute (CMI), Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). Graduates leave with industry-recognised qualifications and study exemptions in many cases.

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Career support throughout your degree

From the moment our students start, they get careers and enterprise information and advice – from employers, our careers and enterprise team, and their tutors. By the time they graduate they will be equipped with the experience, contacts and skills to succeed in their chosen careers.

Placements and work experience

Work experience is vital in today's crowded jobs market. While our students are here, we provide support to help them find experience that fits their career plans through tailored workshops and advice.

Most of our students do placements and almost a third (32%) are offered graduate jobs by their employer. Graduates who have undertaken significant work experience such as a placement are more likely to achieve a good degree result and obtain a professional and managerial role.

Strong business skills

Many of our graduates go on to become self-employed. We give them a head start while they're here. Enterprise skills are built into the curriculum and students bring business ideas to life through competitions and networking.

Specialist careers support

Students have the opportunity to attend daily careers drop-ins and workshops or schedule a one-to-one coaching appointment with our dedicated Careers team. Students have access to online resources including the UWE Bristol InfoHub vacancy search engine and Careers toolkit supporting students to find jobs and providing help with the recruitment processes. Meet the Employers Fair, Employer-led workshops and industry insight and networking events occur throughout the academic calendar giving students the opportunity to engage with employers directly.

It doesn't end when our students graduate. Alumni can access our careers services for a further three years after graduating.

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