Career Outcomes

Graduates will be equipped for careers in a number of areas from major corporations and small businesses to not-for-profit organisations.

Past students of this field have entered many different management roles in functions such as human resources, accounting, marketing, production, operations and information technology in a diverse range of sectors.

Graduates from Royal Holloway’s School of Business and Management have gone on to work at leading global companies like Versace, Barclays, Nissan, Deloitte, Xerox, and Goldman Sachs.

Upon completing this degree, you will be ready to work in a range of business roles such as:

  • Business Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Supply Chain Coordinator
  • Sales Executive
  • Market Researcher
  • Investment Analyst
  • Financial Advisor
  • Executive Assistant
  • Human Resources Officer
  • Executive Recruitment Consultant

Alumni Network Benefits

Upon finishing a programme of study, graduates automatically become part of the University of London alumni community, a diverse global network of more than one million graduates. Among former students are seven Nobel Prize winners, including Nelson Mandela and Charles Kao, a pioneer in the development of fibre-optics.

Alumni are encouraged to keep in touch after they graduate and become active members of the alumni community; in return they receive a number of benefits and services, including an extensive programme of events and engagement opportunities, and the opportunity to become an Alumni Ambassador for the University of London.

Graduates of the central University of London can enroll in further courses with an alumni bursary of, in most cases, at least 10% off course fees. Find out more about the alumni bursary.

Find out more about alumni benefits on the University of London website.

Career Services

The University of London Career Service offers career development to all students, whatever their careers stage: career starter, career developer or career changer. Our outstanding insight and understanding of what employers are looking for is enhanced by research with input from alumni and employers.

As a current student you can access a diverse range of online support including digital platforms to help improve your interview skills, international vacancy portals to help you find your next role and career micromodules to improve your job-hunting skills.

In addition to accessing online resources you can benefit from our highly experienced Careers Team through live career webinars and career drop-in sessions. There are also a range of employer-led events, plus opportunities to connect with our global network of alumni.

You can improve your graduate career prospects and enhance your degree transcript by completing the new Career & Employability Micro-Modules available on the University of London Virtual Learning Environment and developed by the graduate recruitment and professional careers experts at The University of London Career Service. On completion of each micro-module, you are awarded a Career Futures Certificate of Completion which will be recognised on your degree transcript. 

Find out more about career support from the University of London.

This programme is offered twice per year in April and October. Applications for October 2023 will open later this year.

If you have a question please contact the University of London via the Student Enquiry System.

View the Prospectus; Programme Specification and Schedule of Programme Fees.

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We encourage you to investigate whether this degree meets your academic and/or professional needs before applying.