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Work Placements

Stand out from the crowd in a competitive graduate job market.

Almost all of our degrees are available with the opportunity to spend 9 to 12 months in the workplace during your degree. This could be in Stage 3 or 4 depending on your degree.

You can apply to spend your placement year with any organisation, anywhere in the world, and will receive University support to do so.

Degrees that aren't eligible to take a placement year are:

  • Medicine
  • Dental Science
  • Oral and Dental Health Sciences
  • Speech and Language Sciences
  • Chinese Studies or Japanese Studies
  • MPharm Pharmacy

Further information

More information about Work Placements can be found on our Careers Service website

If you're unable to take a work placement year, there are other ways of getting work experience and enhancing your CV whilst you study, such as taking a term-time internship and shadowing opportunities.