Experience is key. Find out more on how our undergraduate placement schemes can give you the opportunity to work in industry for a year, gaining vital skills for your future career.

The Business School has a dedicated Employability Office to help both undergraduates and postgraduates secure a placement within a leading organisation.

We advertise hundreds of paid placements including exclusive opportunities just for Greenwich students with a number of employers.

Why do a placement?

A placement year will allow you to apply your knowledge gained throughout your undergraduate studies, which you can apply to practical work experience.

 A placement will help you to develop key skills including both personal and interperonsal skills, which will not only help you within the world of work but also the industry you aspire to work in.

Did you know? By undertaking a placement you will gain 30 credits (Level 6 course) in your final year of studies, which is awarded upon successful completion of your work placement and all required assessment coursework.

Benefits of a placement year

  • Invaluable work experience relevant to your programme
  • The possibility of a graduate job offer at the end of your placement
  • A great CV, checked by experts
  • Opportunity to have responsibility for duties and projects to help you grow in confidence
  • Increased academic performance in your final year
  • Material, experience and knowledge useful for your dissertation, final-year project or thematic independent study
  • Opportunity to network with professionals and skilled people in the industry and build up your contacts to assist you with your graduate career.