International Business BA (Hons)

Key information

Career prospects

The global perspective of our International Business programme allows our former students to find a range of managerial and professional careers, including:

  • Campaign Manager
  • Corporate Actions Analyst
  • International Recruitment Consultant
  • Strategy & Business Management Assistant
  • Financial Engineer
  • Project Analyst
  • Commercial Operations Graduate
  • Graduate Procurement Executive
  • Management Graduate
  • Business Development Manager
  • Digital Marketing Analyst
  • Trainee Assistant Trade Planning Merchandiser
  • Management Consultant
  • HR Account Manager
  • Sales Executive
  • Operational Leadership Graduate

Recent employers

By understanding business on a global scale our graduates enjoy careers with large multinational organisations and global companies including:

  • AIA Group
  • Aldi
  • Amazon
  • Bank of China
  • BAE Systems
  • BNY Mellon
  • BP
  • Deutsche Bank
  • First Derivatives
  • Hallmark Cards
  • Hang Seng Bank
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • London Stock Exchange
  • Mars
  • Matalan
  • Octopus Investments
  • PwC
  • Royal Dutch Shell
  • Santander
  • United Technologies
  • Vodafone

Work experience opportunities


The Year in Industry is undertaken as part of the four-year sandwich degree programme. You will be supported in finding and applying for a placement in an organisation which could range from a local small and medium-sized enterprise to a global blue chip company-it’s up to you. The year in industry provide you with an edge in a competitive graduate labour market, access to important contacts and could even result in a full-time graduate job with your placement organisation.

The placement year provides an invaluable opportunity to apply your knowledge and skills in a business environment, gaining experience of real responsibilities, projects and goals. Recent year in industry students have undertaken placements in organisations including Walt Disney Studios, Unilever, IBM, L’Oreal and Microsoft.


Students that are looking secure experience during the Easter and summer breaks can benefit from the Careers and Employability Service’s Liverpool Interns programme that supports first and second year undergraduates obtain Easter and summer internship experience. 

Postgraduate opportunities

Students completing undergraduate degrees at the University of Liverpool Management School often go on to undertake postgraduate programmes. Recent graduates have enrolled in programmes including MSc Marketing and Communications, PhD Management, MSc HRM and Industrial Relations, MSc Accounting and Finance, MA Intelligence and International Security, MSc Project Management and MSc Economics.

Qualifying you for life

As part of your degree you’ll develop a wide range of skills highly sought after by employers. You will also have the opportunity to consolidate your existing talents and learn new skills beyond the core curriculum. The ULMS (University of Liverpool Management School) Extra programme provides extra-curricular activities such as careers workshops covering job applications, interviews and assessment centres, presentations by key graduate recruiters Mandarin lessons. As a Management School student you will be truly prepared for a graduate role in today’s fast paced and ever-changing business world.