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What jobs can you get with a business degree in UK and internationally? Discover the required skills, certificates, sectors and salary opportunities opened by obtaining a Business Management degree.

Business management courses at Bloomsbury Institute

Given the investment that is required to succeed in your degree, students (rightly) want to know what jobs they can get with a Business Management degree. So let’s consider job prospects in the United Kingdom and examine how a Bloomsbury Institute course equips you for the jobs market.

We often come across negative coverage of the UK economy in the media. Ask business leaders and they’ll tell you something quite different. Businesses tell us that important areas of the British economy are thriving and there is a great need for knowledgeable, creative and focused graduates. Our degrees have been designed in collaboration with employers and business leaders to give you access to a wide range of career opportunities in these parts of the economy.

As you focus on finding your dream job, you’ll discover that it’s not only the contents of our courses that matters. It’s also the emphasis we put on employability and professional development. From day one at Bloomsbury Institue, you’ll be challenged and supported to think about the key drivers in your life, your motivation, your self-discipline, your skills and your ability to relate these to the needs of employers.

The truth is that there are a myriad of job opportunities awaiting business graduates in the UK. When it comes to securing the job you want, personal and professional preparedness is what makes the difference. If you’re willing, we’ll work with you night and day to make sure you’re ready to give a good account of yourself. We’ll help you find ways to present in a professional manner whilst being completely and authentically you. We’ll challenge you to embrace and embody the values we espouse as an organisation: fair play, truthfulness, pragmatism and humility. After all, these are the values that fuel business growth and maintain sustainable business practices to support our economy and our society.

You’ll also need flexibility. The nature of work is changing and the workers who will succeed in the future are the workers who understand these changes and adapt to them. Weekly employment programming on our in-house radio station, regular careers seminars and one-to-one coaching will give you the language and the skills to understand the labour market, become career-literate and find success.

A business degree gained at Bloomsbury Institute is not just a qualification but a gateway to the UK’s diverse and dynamic job market. The skills and knowledge you’ll gain are highly transferable, enabling you to pivot and explore your options within various industries. With a strong work ethic, adaptability, and a commitment to grow, you can aim high and seize the opportunities that await you.

What jobs can you get with a business degree?

Below you can find some of the career paths that our business management alumni have pursued. This list is not exhaustive, business management qualifications are highly versatile and can open many opportunities.

Marketing and Advertising

Our Business graduates, with a specialisation at Level 6 in Marketing, can find rewarding opportunities in advertising agencies, public relations firms, and corporate marketing departments.

Marketing Executive, Brand Strategist, Digital Marketer, Marketing Researcher or Marketing Analyst positions are in high demand as companies aim to build their brands and reach wider audiences.

Financial Services

The UK is one of the world’s largest financial centres, making it an attractive destination for aspiring finance professionals.

With a business degree, graduates can find entry level positions for careers as Financial Analysts, Investment Bankers, Financial Advisors, or Chartered Accountants. The financial services sector offers lucrative salaries and ample growth prospects.

Human Resources

Every organisation needs skilled HR professionals to manage recruitment, employee relations, and talent development.

Our business degrees with an HR specialisation at Level 6 can lead to roles such as HR Manager, Recruiter, or Organisational Development Specialist.

Supply Chains and Logistics

The UK’s position as a global trade hub creates abundant job opportunities in supply chain and logistics.

Graduates can explore roles in procurement, logistics management, and supply chain analytics, which are crucial for efficient business operations.

International Business

With Brexit and the UK’s continued global engagement, international business specialists are in essential to many organisations’ plans.

Graduates with expertise and experience in international trade, global marketing, and cross-cultural management can find opportunities in multinational corporations, trade associations and government agencies.


The UK has a vibrant startup ecosystem, and business graduates often venture into entrepreneurship. With the right business acumen, you can launch your own startup or join an existing one.

Bloomsbury Institute provides support through initiatives like the Start-Up Incubator.


Management consulting firms actively seek business graduates with strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Consultants work with organisations across various sectors to address strategic and operational challenges.

This role offers exposure to diverse industries and the chance to work with high-profile clients.

E-Commerce and Retail

The growth of e-commerce and online retailing has fuelled demand for professionals skilled in e-commerce strategy, online marketing, and digital sales.

Business graduates can excel in roles such as e-Commerce Manager, Digital Marketing Specialist, or Retail Buyer; the skills associated with these roles are all covered in Level 6 specialisation in Marketing.

Technology and IT Management

In an increasingly tech-driven world, business graduates with a tech-savvy mindset are highly sought after.

Opportunities in IT management, data analysis, and technology consulting are abundant, especially in the burgeoning tech hubs both in London and the wider UK such as Leeds, Cambridge, Edinburgh and Birmingham.

Public Sector and Non-profits

Government agencies and nonprofit organisations require business-minded professionals to manage finances, operations, and strategic planning.

Our graduates can, and many have, gone on to contribute to the greater good by working in roles like Public Policy Analyst, Nonprofit Manager, or Government Relations Specialist.

Experience is key

The positions above are for illustrative purposes only, it is rare, but not unheard of, for recent graduates to immediately start working in senior positions. We work with employers to ensure that your business degree equips you with the skills needed to succeed in the professional world; but experience is essential for you to build your career. We encourage our students to build their experience throughout their studies and we’re here to support you on this journey. Check out some of the additional employment support we provide below.


Our Employability services are here to help you make informed decisions about your future career. Our aim is work with you to create the skills, resilience, experience and qualifications to ensure a career that provides you with purpose, inspiration and fulfilment.


We will support you even after you graduate. Our growing Alumni Network helps you to develop relationships with your fellow alumni and we regularly host exclusive careers events with industry leaders.

CMI accreditation

All of our business degrees include accreditation from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) so you can qualify as a Chartered Manager quicker when you graduate with a Bloomsbury business degree.