All of our undergraduate degrees have an optional year in industry, and opportunities for shorter placements too.
A placement lets you apply your learning in the real world. It can give you important skills such as time-management, teamwork, IT and communicating with colleagues.
All of the placements we advertise are paid. This shows the calibre of company we attract and the high regard they hold for our students. The average salary for placements in 2019/20 was £17,000, ranging from £14,800 to £21,500.
We advertise hundreds of vacancies each year. You can find placements in all sorts of industries, all over the world. If you have an idea of where you'd like to work, our team can help you find a suitable position.
In recent years our students have worked with:
We can't guarantee you a placement: the businesses we work with are looking for top talent, so you'll need to stand out from the crowd. Our in-house Careers and Employability team will do all they can to help you make the most of applications, interviews and assessment centres.
Discuss any aspect of your placement search with one of our team.
Book one-to-one appointments for careers advice, mock interviews and more.
Timetabled classes cover key areas of finding and securing a placement.
Meet employers on campus to find positions and make a first impression.
Hear directly from recruiters about applying, interviews and assessment centre sessions.
We post weekly up-to-date opportunities, alongside industry insights and related events.