What can I do with a business qualification?
While it is obvious that those planning on working in most industries and prospective entrepreneurs should study business, all people should learn as much about business operations as possible. This includes those in the scientific, medical, education and government sectors, along with those who are simply consumers of products and services. Becoming knowledgeable about how businesses operate helps increase your competitiveness in the job market and to understand how the businesses and governments drive our world economies.
Business Studies is highly desirable for many careers whether they are directly business related or will be useful to complement another career path.
A study of this subject will be useful for Careers in Banking, the Civil Service, Travel and Tourism, Hotel Management, Leisure and Recreation, Finance, Marketing, Self-employment, Medical Practice Management and other forms of Business Management to name but a few.
The following are just some of the career paths / university courses which Business Studies are of benefit and which past students have gone on to follow-
Economics / Business Economics
International Marketing and Business
Management and Information Systems
Finance and Economics
Human Resource Management
Social Policy and Industrial Relations
Media Studies with Business
Leisure, Tourism and Recreation
International business with Spanish/French
Marketing with Psychology
Fashion and Retail Management
Fashion, Buying and Merchandising
Languages and Business
Finance and Asset Management
Public Relations and Communications
Distribution & Logistics