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MSc in Business Development – Career Direction

This programme gives you career options in top positions across sales, marketing, business development and entrepreneurship. The support of the LSBF careers team, as well as the opportunities that come with studying a GGSB course mean you will benefit from exclusive information on job opportunities.

Typical roles include (among others) Innovation and Management Consultant, Business Developer, Business Analyst and International Marketing Manager. You can even set up your own business or use the skills gained during your studies to take an existing business to new heights.


Salary after graduation

At the time of the survey, 95% of the MSc students intending to work after their degree had found a job, of which 46.3% had a contract before graduation. As 81% of graduates are working across the globe, salary level should be compared to regional buying power. However, 50% of MSc students are earning an annual salary of over £33,000.

65.2% of the 2010 GGSB students provided employment information

Exceptional Networking Opportunities

The GGSB MBA programme offers excellent opportunities for networking and provides access to career support from both LSBF and triple accredited Grenoble Graduate School of Business (GGSB). LSBF maintains an exceptional career development team offering services such as weekly job vacancies, internship opportunities, and interview preparation. These opportunities are acquired through an extensive network of corporate partners worldwide, all of which have hired LSBF graduates.

Career Services

The LSBF Career Services team provides students with access to consulting, finance and industry specialists, guest speakers, alumni and career coaches who will support you in finding your first job after business school. A comprehensive career and professional development programme will be available to all GGSB MSc holders that include but are not limited to:

  • Self assessment workshop
  • CV & cover letter workshop
  • Job search strategies
  • Interview techniques
  • Salary negotiation
  • Networking
  • Building your personal brand

The LSBF Career team is committed to building long lasting relationships with employers. GGSB MSc holders will have access to a series of employer focused events including career fairs and an executive speaker series with leading finance, consulting and global industry recruiters. Upon completion of the of the GGSB MSc programme, LSBF graduates will be well prepared to apply for a variety of senior management positions within finance, consulting and global industry.

Studying in London

During the Programme students will be required to work on a Live Business Case (LBC)provided by companies working in partnership with the MSc Business Development Programme. The LBC will be related to the International Study Residency. Students will develop their LBC’s over a 7 month period, from October to June, under the supervision of a GGSB coach.

Qualification: MSc in Business Development
Duration: 24 months full-time (12 months on campus, 12 months final project)
Start dates: September 2014
Campus available: London
Fees: Click for fees

Undergraduate degree (2:2 minimum) equivalent

English Proficiency:

  • IELTS 6.5 – With at least 6.0 in all areas (or equivalent)
  • TOEFL – minimum score of 94 (internet-based), 240 (computer-based), or 587 (paper-based)

GMAT is not an obligatory requirement, but is considered an advantage and may be required for some applications. (Target score 550)

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