University of Gothenburg
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After your studies

Our programmes combine business, economics and law, in order to reflect our competencies and to respond to the demand of employers.

After graduation you become one of our alumni
The word alumni refer to graduates of an educational institution. After graduating from the School of Business, Economics and Law you become one of our highly valued alumni. Therefore it is very important for us to keep in touch. You can read more about our alumni network here.

What do our students do after their graduation?
Since 2008 the School of Business, Economics and Law have conducted surveys to follow up on our alumni and find out what they do after graduation. The surveys aim to answer questions regarding our alumni position one year after graduating and to find out where they end up working, what their salary is, and within which sectors they work.

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What happens after your studies?

The survey comprises 236 students who took a Master’s degree, 2022. Survey response rate: 70%. 

Graduates hired quickly

93% of the Master’s students found employment within 6 months of completing their studies. 72,4% found positions before they completed their studies. 

Education university required
93% of the Master’s students stated that their first job required university education.

Great use for education knowledge and skill

89,6% of Master's students found that they had use for the knowledge and skills acquired during their education.

Graduates working all over the world

195 of the graduates work in Sweden. Other countries our graduates work in are: Germany, Norway, Italy, China, Luxembourg, Austria, Bangladesh, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Spain, the Netherlands, Taiwan and Turkey.

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Highly recommended

94,7% of the Master’s students would recommend the School to prospective students.

Average monthly salary

The Master’s students initial salary has a median of 35.000 – 36.999 SEK.

Choice of sector

33,3% – Business consultancy
13,3% – Finance and Insurance
11,9% – Manufacturing
6,7% – Transport and Logistics
5,7% – Information- and telecommunications