If I gain a postgraduate research degree from the Birmingham Business School, what are my career prospects?
The University of Birmingham has recently been ranked 9th in the UK and 55th in the world for post-qualification employability in a global survey of universities commissioned by the International Herald Tribune. This means excellent career prospects for our PhD graduates.
Birmingham’s Marketing graduates are sought after by a wide range of financial, commercial and public sector employers. They can typically offer a wide range of skills including analytical, research, numeracy, communication, team working, as well as political and commercial awareness.
What type of career assistance is available to doctoral researchers in Birmingham Business School?
The University of Birmingham has invested heavily in careers and employability support. The Careers Team have been praised for enhanced developments within their team and for adopting a model of integrated employability and internship support; something that has been rolled out and implemented across all Schools and Colleges at the University.
Doctoral researchers at Birmingham Business School will benefit from this additional investment; the school now has its own well qualified dedicated Careers Team to support students with employment opportunities, work placements, internships and how to succeed at interview. In addition, a range of career management, personal development and employer events are run each year by the Careers in Business Team to help you make the most of the opportunities available.
The University also has dedicated careers advisors for International students who run workshops and networking opportunities with potential employers. These are especially popular with International postgraduate researchers.