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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 288 students who took a Master’s degree, 2020. Survey response rate: 86%. 

Graduates hired quickly, 84%

Graduates hired quickly

84% of the Master’s students found employment within 6 months of completing their studies. 48% found positions before they completed their studies. 

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Would you recommend the Master’s programmes?

92% of the Master’s students would recommend the School to prospective students.

How qualified were your work duties? 80%. Did your work tasks at your first job relate to your education? 85%.

How qualified were your work duties?
80% of the Master’s students thought they had qualified work duties.

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

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Graduates working all over the world

208 of the graduates work in Sweden. Other countries our graduates work in are: Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, Norway, Turkey, Rwanda, Pakistan, Netherlands, Japan, Greece, China, Canada, Bangladesh, Austria

The survey comprises 42 students who graduated from the programme in 2020. Survey response rate: 81%.

Graduates hired quickly
94% of the students found employment within 6 months of completing their studies. 85% 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?
76% of the students thought they had qualified 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 31 000 - 32 999 SEK.

The survey comprises 28 students who graduated from the programme in 2020. Survey response rate: 82%.

Graduates hired quickly
78% of the students found employment within 6 months of completing their studies. 44% found positions before they completed their studies.

Would you recommend the programme?
96% of the students would recommend the School to prospective students.

How qualified were your work duties?
65% of the students thought they had qualified work duties.

Did your work tasks at your first job relate to your education?
83% of the students thought their work tasks were related to their education.

Average monthly salary
The student's initial salary is between 27 000 - 28 999 SEK.

The survey comprises 25 students who graduated from the programme in 2020. Survey response rate: 84%.

Graduates hired quickly
84% of the students found employment within 6 months of completing their studies. 63% found positions before they completed their studies.

Would you recommend the programme?
86% of the students would recommend the School to prospective students.

How qualified were your work duties?
74% of the students thought they had qualified 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 46 students who graduated from the programme in 2020. Survey response rate: 96%.

Graduates hired quickly
91% of the students found employment within 6 months of completing their studies. 61% 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?
86% of the students thought they had qualified work duties.

Did your work tasks at your first job relate to your education?
81% 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 29 students who graduated from the programme in 2020. Survey response rate: 90%.

Graduates hired quickly
81% of the students found employment within 6 months of completing their studies. 39% found positions before they completed their studies.

Would you recommend the programme?
85% of the students would recommend the School to prospective students.

How qualified were your work duties?
91% of the students thought they had qualified work duties.

Did your work tasks at your first job relate to your education?
87% 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 19 students who graduated from the programme in 2020. Survey response rate: 84%.

Graduates hired quickly
94% of the students found employment within 6 months of completing their studies. 31% found positions before they completed their studies.

Would you recommend the programme?
88% of the students would recommend the School to prospective students.

How qualified were your work duties?
88% of the students thought they had qualified work duties.

Did your work tasks at your first job relate to your education?
75% 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 29 students who graduated from the programme in 2020. Survey response rate: 83%.

Graduates hired quickly
67% of the students found employment within 6 months of completing their studies. 17% 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?
75% of the students thought they had qualified 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 27 students who graduated from the programme in 2020. Survey response rate: 89%.

Graduates hired quickly
83% of the students found employment within 6 months of completing their studies. 38% found positions before they completed their studies.

Would you recommend the programme?
88% of the students would recommend the School to prospective students.

How qualified were your work duties?
77% of the students thought they had qualified work duties.

Did your work tasks at your first job relate to your education?
73% of the students thought their work tasks were related to their education.

Average monthly salary
The students initial salary is between 30 000 - 31 999 SEK.

The survey comprises 43 students who graduated from the programme in 2020. Survey response rate: 84%.

Graduates hired quickly
78% of the students found employment within 6 months of completing their studies. 36% 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?
80% of the students thought they had qualified 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 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 - 32 999 SEK.

Choice of sector

Choice of sector

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