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Student Placements in Industry

The BA Business and Management degree, BSc Business and Management degree and BSc Accounting, Business Finance and Management BSc Marketing and BSc Actuarial Science degrees can all be studied with a placement year in industry, ensuring our students leave us as highly employable graduates, with an understanding of the relevance of academic learning within an organisational context.

The placement provides you with an opportunity to gain management-related experience. Whilst on placement you will develop considerably, both personally and professionally.

Employers place significant emphasis on employability in their graduate recruitment and, as a placement student, you will gain many essential skills for successful graduate employment. These include communication and interpersonal skills, and the acquisition of attributes such as team-working and a strong awareness of workplace culture.

You will be supported in finding a placement and given guidance on writing applications and CV’s, dealing with interviews and assessment centres.  You will also be supported by the School's Placement Office during the placement year. 

Placements will normally last for 12 months and will deepen your management competencies. All of the placements we make available to you will be paid, on average salaries nationally sit between £14,000-£18,000. Some students undertaking their placements in London have secured salaries ranging from £31,000 to £45,000, demonstrating not only the value of our students but the types of organisations that recruit York Management School students.

To find out more please contact the Placements Office, in the meantime please view further details of our placement programme and the support available to our placement students.

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Careers and Employability Office
York Management School

Tel: +44 (0)1904 32 5084