Take a placement

A placement is your chance to gain relevant work experience in preparation for your future career. Depending on the course, it can be mandatory or optional.

Gain vital experience in the workplace


You can benefit greatly from an industry placement during your degree. Find out where our students go, what they get up to, and why they recommend that you should take a placement too.

Your placement questions answered

  • I would definitely recommend doing a placement. I've managed to network not just with the people in my firm [PwC] but also with the clients I work with as well.

    - Harriet Tolhurst, BSc Finance and Investment Banking

  • Having the opportunity to take a graphic design internship at Charlton Athletic FC not only gave me invaluable experience but I got my dream job out of it too!

    - Kashane Smith, BSc Digital Media Technologies

  • My tutor encouraged me to go and take a placement with the local council. That’s where I developed my interests further.

    - Raphael Bobie, BSc Hons Public Health