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Types of placement

This article outlines the the types of placement you can undertake.

Full Placement Year 

Check to see whether you are eligible to take a full placement year.

6 months study/ 6 months work abroad

You may be eligible to do a split placement where you study abroad for 6 months and work for 6 months. Check with your Programme Tutor as to whether this is an option for you.

Where can I work?

You can do a full work placement year typically either in the UK or abroad, as long as you meet the necessary visa requirements of that country.  Please ensure you check with your Programme Tutor in case there are different requirements for your course.

What are the requirements 

To fulfil university requirements, your placement must be:

Please see the Placements Resources page for further information on the requirements.

Finding a placement

Click here for the four steps you should take to find a work placement.

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Careers and Employment

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The Careers and Employment Service is open to all of our current students and graduate for up to four years after their course ends. We offer daily video, phone, and in-person appointments with Careers Advisers. Appointments are available on both College Lane in the Hutton Hub and on de Havilland in the Enterprise Hub. Please find out more by visiting our website: Contact the Careers and Employment team instantly with Live Chat on the Careers and Employment website. To start a conversation with the team, visit the homepage and click the icon in the bottom right-hand corner.
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