Full-time MBA career development

Giving you the tools you need to improve or change your career.

We give you the edge with our focus on practical experience. Our dedicated MBA Careers Team will help you unlock your potential. You’ll receive one-to-one career coaching, guidance and attend workshops throughout the year.

We’ve designed the MBA with input from global employers to make sure you get the knowledge and skills you need to achieve your career goals.

Your career support

Whether you know what path you want to take or not, we know you want to be a leader. We can help you get there. And we’ll be there for you for three years after you graduate.

Careers advice and guidance

The MBA Careers Team are on hand for advice, guidance and information throughout your year at Bath. With their experience and resources, you’ll have all the tools you need to plan your career.

Support after you graduate

Your MBA doesn’t end when you graduate. Our MBA Careers Team will be available to you for three years after you finish.

Whether you want introductions to other MBA graduates in our network, a review of your CV or a career planning chat, we’ll be happy to help. We want to be there with you as your career grows.

Career self-assessment tools

Our career self-assessment tools will help you:

  • clarify your interests
  • consider your values
  • identify career options
  • build an action plan

You will have access to tools like Strengthscope and the Myers Briggs Type Indicator.

We’ll be there for you for three years after you graduate

Interview coaching

We want you to feel confident from the minute you step into the interview room. Specialist consultants will help you practise and improve your interview technique. You’ll get individual feedback on your performance and tips for improvement.


Our MBA graduates work all over the world in every sector you could imagine. They include successful executives and entrepreneurs from a range of backgrounds. And they love helping our students be their best.

As an MBA student, you’ll have access to our pool of mentors. You’ll be able to get advice from people with relevant skills and experience who have been through it all before.

A lot of our mentors are Bath MBA alumni. And once you graduate you might be able to help mentor the next generation of MBA students.

CV coaching

Develop a CV/resumé that will help you stand out from the crowd with one-to-one career coaching and feedback.

Workshops and webinars

We hold a range of workshops throughout the year. These include:

  • Presenting with impact
  • Dealing with the media
  • Working in the UK after your studies
  • What recruiters want
  • Preparing for your case study interview
  • Marketing yourself and your MBA for a competitive edge
  • Transitioning from your studies to your job search
  • Managing pressure and developing resilience
  • Competency-based assessment centres

Graduate career data (2019-20 class)

Our graduates go on to do a surprising variety of things. See where our latest graduating class now work, and how we helped many of them change their career.

Employment data is based on the employment outcomes of 2019-20 class within three months of graduation. Percentages are of those for who we hold data and are rounded to the nearest whole number.

Career changes

A lot of our students want the Bath MBA to take them in a new direction. If you want to change sector, role or even country, we can help you.

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      Changed job function

        Changed country

        Graduate industries

        • Manufacturing and pharmaceutical - 26%
        • Defence and energy - 13%
        • Automotive and engineering - 9%
        • Banking and finance - 9%
        • Consulting and professional services - 9%
        • IT/software - 9%
        • Higher education and public sector - 9%
        • Social enterprise/charity - 9%
        • Fast-moving consumer goods - 4%
        • Real estate/property - 4%

        Industry after the full-time Bath MBA

        Employment data is based on the employment outcomes of 2019-20 class within three months of graduation. Percentages are of those for who we hold data and are rounded to the nearest whole number.

        Graduate employment locations

        Where will the Bath MBA take you?

        East Asia
        South East Asia
        South Asia
        Middle East/North Africa
        North America
        South America

        Recent recruiters (2019-20 class)

        Some of the organisations our full-time MBA graduates work for.

        BNP Paribas
        Mars Inc.

        Texas State University
        World Benchmarking

        We've always recruited MBA graduates to get the very best. The Bath MBA gives us the potential to recruit candidates with the skills to manage our organisation’s future talent.
        Wendy Sleat MBA Recruitment Manager, Admiral Insurance

        Content and structure

        Find out more about the full-time MBA’s modules, our Multi-Project Suite and how we teach the programme.