Type of Placements


There are many different types of work placements that vary in length, ranging from a few hours to a whole year. 

With the guidance of the Work Placement Partners, all the placements below can be undertaken on a remote basis. 

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Equivalent of a year’s academic study (30-40 weeks). Usually taken after the second year of an undergraduate degree. These placements can be paid or unpaid.

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Specific to the Business School undergraduate degree courses and mandatory in the second year of study.

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Usually part of Professional Practice and Employability modules. They can be paid or unpaid, but must have academic relevance, usually lasting 30-70 hours. This could also include volunteering opportunities in the third sector.

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Modules where organisations will provide real-world scenarios for you to work on whilst remaining based at the University. They will have learning outcomes confirmed and receive industry standard feedback from the organisation.

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Taken during the Summer months for up to 3 months duration, that can be offered on a flexible basis to suit the student and host.