Employment report

MSc Management employment report – Class of 2019

MSc Management is an intensive one year programme aimed at transforming recent graduates into highly responsible, effective and successful decision-makers in global business.

Please note all figures refer to graduates who were seeking employment and shared employment data with us.

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Employment statistics

Employed within three months
Employed in UK
Employed in Consulting or Finance
I didn’t have any relevant work experience before studying at Imperial College Business School. I think it speaks volumes about Imperial’s reputation and our incredible Careers service that I was able to pass screening with most of my top choices including Facebook, Amazon, Uber, Google, Microsoft and LinkedIn.
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David Zuo, MSc Management 2019-20, student at Imperial College Business School
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Employment by sector

Consulting: 51%
Finance: 21%
IT/Tech/Telecoms: 12%
FMCG/Luxury Goods/Retail: 6%
Energy: 3%
Leisure and Tourism: 2%
Other: 5%

For those working in consulting, 56% are in management or strategy roles, 31% in accountancy and professional services, 9% IT/tech/telecoms, 2% in healthcare and 2% in other areas.

For those working in finance, 38% are in investment banking, 17% in corporate or retail banking and 9% in sales and trading, with the others working throughout finance specialisations including private equity, venture capital, Fintech, e-commerce, wealth management, finance research, asset and investment management and M&A.

One of the greatest opportunities that Imperial has provided me is being able to take the Luxury Brand Management elective at HEC Paris. Although the application process was very selective, it was rewarding, since I had the opportunity to have another strong brand on my CV, and to network with people that share similar interests with me.
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Mehreen Diwan, MSc Management 2019-20, student at Imperial College Business School
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Employment by region

“The Careers service was crucial in helping me understand the recruitment process in the UK. They have Career Consultants who are specialists who provide career feedback, advice and guidance. They also provide many sessions for you to practice your cases, interviews and assessment centres, which made me more confident during the recruitment process.”
Shaheer Rahman
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Shaheer Rahman

Employers and roles

Our MSc Management students have gained employment at a wide range of companies, including:

AB InBev Accenture Bain & Company
Deloitte EY IBM
JP Morgan KPMG McKinsey & Company
P&G PwC Roland Berger
Strategy& Uber United Payments

Example roles that our MSc Management students have secured include:

Analyst Associate Associate Consultant
Assurance Associate Business Analyst Consultant
Investment Banking Analyst Strategic Advisor Wealth Management Analyst