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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 an alumni

The word alumni refers to a graduate of an educational institution. After graduating from the School of Business, Economics and Law you become one of our highly valued alumni. Therefore it’s 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 alumnae and find out what they do after graduation. The surveys aim to answer questions regarding our alumnae 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 229 students who took a Master’s degree, 2019. Survey response rate: 83% of 278 respondents. MSc - consists of all the school's 9 master's programs.

Graduates hired quickly, 88%

Graduates hired quickly

88% of the Master’s students found employment within 6 months of completing their studies. 55% found positions before they completed their studies. 

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Would you recommend the Master’s programmes?

93% of the Master’s students would recommend the School to prospective students.

How qualified were your work duties?, 90%. Did your work tasks at your first job relate to your education?, 90%.

How qualified were your work duties?
90% of the Master’s students thought they were qualified for their work duties

Did your work tasks at your first job relate to your education?
90% of the Master’s students thought their work tasks were related to their education

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Graduates working all over the world

74% of the graduates work in Sweden. Other countries our graduates are work in: Italy, Greece, Germany, China, South Africa, Spain, Hungary, Mexico, Tunisia, United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam, Australia

The survey comprises 22 students who took a master’s degree, 2019. Survey response rate: 85%.

Graduates hired quickly
87% of the students found employment within 6 months of completing their studies. 41% found positions before they completed their studies.

Would you recommend the programme?
100% of the students would recommend the School to prospective students.

How qualified were your work duties?
90% of the students thought they were qualified for their work duties.

Did your work tasks at your first job relate to your education?
84% of the students thought their work tasks were related to their education.

Average monthly salary
The students initial salary is between 31 000 - 32 999 SEK.

The survey comprises 24 students who took a master’s degree, 2019. Survey response rate: 83%.

Graduates hired quickly
96% of the students found employment within 7 months of completing their studies. 54% found positions before they completed their studies.

Would you recommend the programme?
83% of the students would recommend the School to prospective students.

How qualified were your work duties?
95% of the students thought they were qualified for their work duties.

Did your work tasks at your first job relate to your education?
91% of the students thought their work tasks were related to their education.

Average monthly salary
The students initial salary is between 33 000- 34 999 SEK.

The survey comprises 33 students who took a master’s degree, 2019. Survey response rate: 83%.

Graduates hired quickly
94% of the students found employment within 6 months of completing their studies. 70% found positions before they completed their studies.

Would you recommend the programme?
94% of the students would recommend the School to prospective students.

How qualified were your work duties?
85% of the students thought they were qualified for their work duties.

Did your work tasks at your first job relate to your education?
100% of the students thought their work tasks were related to their education.

Average monthly salary
The students initial salary is between 29 000 – 30 999 SEK.

The survey comprises 22 students who took a master’s degree, 2019. Survey response rate: 73%.

Graduates hired quickly
95% of the students found employment within 6 months of completing their studies. 64% found positions before they completed their studies.

Would you recommend the programme?
95% of the students would recommend the School to prospective students.

How qualified were your work duties?
95% of the students thought they were qualified for their work duties.

Did your work tasks at your first job relate to your education?
95% of the students thought their work tasks were related to their education.

Average monthly salary
The students initial salary is between 31 000 – 32 999 SEK.

The survey comprises 26 students who took a master’s degree, 2019. Survey response rate: 84%.

 

Graduates hired quickly
85% of the students found employment within 7 months of completing their studies. 54% found positions before they completed their studies.

Would you recommend the programme?
92% of the students would recommend the School to prospective students.

How qualified were your work duties?
76% of the students thought they were qualified for their work duties.

Did your work tasks at your first job relate to your education?
88% of the students thought their work tasks were related to their education.

Average monthly salary
The students initial salary is between 29 000 – 30 999 SEK.

The survey comprises 18 students who took a master’s degree, 2019. Survey response rate: 78%.

Graduates hired quickly
72% of the students found employment within 7 months of completing their studies. 39% found positions before they completed their studies.

Would you recommend the programme?
100% of the students would recommend the School to prospective students.

How qualified were your work duties?
71% of the students thought they were qualified for their work duties.

Did your work tasks at your first job relate to your education?
100% of the students thought their work tasks were related to their education.

Average monthly salary
The students initial salary is between 29 000 – 30 999 SEK.

The survey comprises 25 students who took a master’s degree, 2019. Survey response rate: 83%.

Graduates hired quickly
92% of the students found employment within 7 months of completing their studies. 38% found positions before they completed their studies.

Would you recommend the programme?
84% of the students would recommend the School to prospective students.

How qualified were your work duties?
90% of the students thought they were qualified for their work duties.

Did your work tasks at your first job relate to your education?
85% of the students thought their work tasks were related to their education.

Average monthly salary
The students initial salary is between 31 000- 32 999 SEK.

The survey comprises 42 students who took a master’s degree, 2019. Survey response rate: 86%.

Graduates hired quickly
95% of the students found employment within 6 months of completing their studies. 62% found positions before they completed their studies.

Would you recommend the programme?
93% of the students would recommend the School to prospective students.

How qualified were your work duties?
86% of the students thought they were qualified for their work duties.

Did your work tasks at your first job relate to your education?
88% of the students thought their work tasks were related to their education.

Average monthly salary
The students initial salary is between 31 000 – 32 999 SEK.

The survey comprises 17 students who took a master’s degree, 2019. Survey response rate: 85%.

Graduates hired quickly
85% of the students found employment within 7 months of completing their studies. 54% found positions before they completed their studies.

Would you recommend the programme?
94% of the students would recommend the School to prospective students.

How qualified were your work duties?
82% of the students thought they were qualified for their work duties.

Did your work tasks at your first job relate to your education?
64% of the students thought their work tasks were related to their education.

Average monthly salary
The students initial salary is between 29 000- 30 999 SEK.

Average monthly salary 31 000 - 34 999 SEK

Average monthly salary

The Master’s students initial salary is between 31 000 - 34 999 SEK 

Choice of sector

Choice of sector

16 % - Bank/finance
14 % - IT/telecom
12 % - Management
10 % - Industrial
6 % - Accounting