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What can you do with a Business Degree?

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Business Degrees and Careers

Are you looking to study a Business-related degree, but need a little bit more information? You’ve come to the right place because in today’s blog post, we’re going to be taking a look at the different business qualifications Regent College London offer and what you can do with them. Business Degrees are some of the most popular qualifications taken by students – they offer a great deal of knowledge about the challenging world of Business and its surrounding industries. When successfully graduating with a business degree, some graduates can find themselves in top business-related companies and can progress from entry-level candidates to managerial positions in a number of years.

What is a Business Degree?

Before we go into detail on what you can do with a business degree, here’s a broad overview. Business is a broad degree; it can cover a range of modules and industries from economics to marketing and computing. It’s a degree that has a lot to offer and a lot to take advantage of. However, at the very core, business is concerned with the way a company or organisation operates and functions. Management roles can differ from industry to industry.

What can I do with a Business Degree?

There are many careers that you can explore once you have qualified with a business degree, a few include:

Careers in Accounting and Finance: All though Business Degrees can be quite general, they will usually cover aspects of specialised areas such as Accounting and Finance. However, if you wish to pursue a career within Accounting or Finance, you will most likely need to gain further qualifications. If you decide to pursue specialised areas, your job may involve the following:

  1. Reviewing and analysing the company’s financial situation
  2. Advising clients
  3. Tax auditing
  4. Overseeing mergers and acquisitions

Careers in Management: Business Management is one of the broadest areas of Business, but also one of the toughest. It comes with heavy responsibilities and quite a few long hours, however, the hard work does pay off. Business Management is also known for being a higher-paid sector of the industry and offers many opportunities for career progression. A few titles that you may find within Business Management are:

  1. Office Manager
  2. IT Manager
  3. Human Resource Manager
  4. Marketing Director

Careers in Marketing: Careers within marketing have skyrocketed over the last decade, largely due to the popularity and growth of social media. This means that there are many more opportunities to work in marketing than ever before, and even more so for graduates. It can be seen as quite a creative industry and may suit those with a creative flair and a passion to think ‘outside the box. However, within both marketing, there is an analytical and reporting aspect, as it’s very important to keep a numerical track of how successful the marketing strategies are. In addition to becoming a Marketer, it is also likely that you will be working alongside a range of Marketing specialists such as designers, video editors and copywriters. There are many career trajectories that Marketing can offer:

  1. Marketing Manager
  2. Digital Marketing Manager
  3. Social Media Manager
  4. Video Editor

There are many other careers in Business, we could keep you here for most of the day! But just to save you some time, we have briefly listed a few more careers you can explore in Business below:

  1. Business Careers in Human Resources
  2. Business Careers in Consultancy
  3. Business Careers in Media

Benefits of a Business Degree

Even though we have listed a range of careers within the Business world, there’s no harm in going over some additional benefits:

  1. Gaining Transferable Knowledge and Skills: A Business Degrees offers an abundance of knowledge and skills that employers look out for.
  2. High Demand: This can be both a scary and exciting thing but let’s just focus on the exciting part. As Business is an ever-growing field, there are always new roles to look out for. Business and its relating fields are always looking for new innovative employees and ideas, it’s an industry that sees constant changes, making it a lucrative sector.
  3. Competitive Edge: As Business is seen as quite a broad industry, Business and its relating fields are always looking for new innovative employees and ideas, it’s an industry that sees constant changes, making it a lucrative sector. It’s also quite handy that with an honours degree, you can build upon that with other qualifications, such as Masters Degrees.

Why should I take a Business Degree?

And lastly, if you need a little bit more convincing on why you should take a Business Degree. Here’s a few more reasons! Firstly, it’s always helpful to know what you’re going to study, and the modules covered when taking any kind of degree. You need to identify whether the study material will suit your choice in career. We offer a range of Business Degrees and Types from BSc to BA, with or without a Foundation Year and even HNDs and Top-up Degrees, whichever Business Management course you decide to take, we have the perfect range to suit you. Our courses are designed to cover a range of topics in Business and offers both practical and theoretical learning methods.

If you’re taking the degree as a complete beginner, Regent College is here to support you right from the beginning to the end, we will guide and shape your learning into the best it can be.

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