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Career prospects

Graduates of our Master’s in Business Administration have excellent job prospects. Our Economics and Business Career Centre offers you plenty of support in exploring your options, developing skills and connecting to companies. Make your transition to the job market with confidence.

Start by connecting with the industry

The study programme kicks off with inspiring lectures from our partner companies in Royal Theatre Carré. Every business seminar ends with a network session for you to explore your future career possibilities

Where do our graduates work?

Graduates can be found in a wide variety of business and public organisations, including:

  • management consultancies;
  • multinational companies;
  • marketing agencies;
  • banks and insurance companies;
  • entrepreneurial firms;
  • non-governmental organisations;
  • governmental and regulatory agencies;
  • retail companies.

Alumni network

All graduates have access to the ABS alumni network, enabling graduates to connect with fellow alumni in their field of interest and to find new opportunities.

What positions do our graduates have?

  • Database marketer at WE Europe
  • Applications account manager at Oracle
  • Advisor at Ernst & Young
  • Product marketer at TomTom
  • Talent community manager at ING Insurance
  • Marketing manager at Philips
  • Junior product manager at L’Oréal
  • Sales executive at Denso Europe
  • CEE distributor sales operations at Nike
  • Junior marketing associate at ABN AMRO Bank
  • Customer service specialist at Unilever

Career in research

Start off with the Research Master’s
Thinking of a career in academia? The best way to prepare yourself is to follow a research Master's programme before you commence with your PhD. The Research Master's programme in Economics, Finance and Econometrics is offered by the Tinbergen Institute. It offers you access to a doctoral programme at the UvA or another university.

Obtain your PhD
We offer thriving English-taught PhD programmes with excellent opportunities if you want to embark on a doctoral thesis following your Master’s.

Career preparation during your Master's

Studying at the Faculty of Economics and Business goes beyond academic learning. Our Career Centre helps you to explore your options, develop skills and connect to companies so you can make your transition to the job market with confidence. 

We didn’t craft a one way programme, but selected essential options in 5 categories. This way you can put together your own career journey. In your own time. At your own pace.

Career preparation MSc Business Administration

In addition to the career knowledge and skills you can develop, the Faculty of Economics and Business, study associations and our corporate partners offer many career preparation activities to support you on your personal career journey. For example:

  • career coaching
  • professional skills workshops
  • network events
  • personality tests
  • CV-checks

This all helps to increase your employability and confidence about your next step after graduation.