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Our most recent HESA graduate outcomes survey result showed that 84% of our 2020-21 graduating cohort were in professional work or further study 15 months after graduating.
Studying at UEA gives you practical and certified opportunities to prepare for your chosen career.
Find out about:
- the outstanding career development support we offer
- how UEA has helped undergraduate and postgraduate students to find their unique career paths
- the specialist opportunities your future faculty or school can provide.
You can visit us on an undergraduate open day to find out more about careers for your chosen course.
Careers servicesOur dedicated careers service, CareerCentral, helps you explore your options and gain voluntary or paid industry experience while you study - to help you secure the right role when you graduate.
PlacementsWe'll help you access local, national and global potential employers offering a placement year. We can also help you find paid work opportunities while you study and during the holidays.
Find a UEA course with a placement year.
Years in industryFind an undergraduate or postgraduate course with a year in industry.
UEA AwardThe UEA Award certifies academic and extra-curricular activities undertaken by students during your time at UEA.
Student ambassador schemeEarn money and gain valuable work experience while you study at UEA.
Study AbroadFind out more about global learning opportunities, such as semester, year abroad and short-term study abroad options.
BA American Literature with Creative Writing - Matt Munday
Matt Munday discusses his career journey from UEA, through the BBC, to being Head of Content at RIBA.
BA American Literature with Creative Writing - Miranda Langford
Miranda Langford discusses her route to being Digital Coordinator for Paul McCartney's website.
BA American Studies - Sarah Campbell
BA American Studies graduate Sarah Campbell tells us more about her time at UEA.
BA Business Management - James Georgiou
Having graduated from UEA's BSc Business Management course, James Georgiou currently works at Salesforce.
BA Geography - Henry Saunders
Henry Saunders discusses his role as a Climate Change Officer at Borough Council of Kings Lynn and West Norfolk.
BA Geography - Lewis Gilchrist
Lewis Gilchrist discusses how he found himself in Switzerland working as a Junior Project Manager for Syngenta.
BA Geography with International Development - Isabelle Nelder
Isabelle Nelder studied Geography with International Development at UEA. Here she talks about the careers support which helped to shape her future.
BA History - Alex Fensome
Alex talks us through his time at UEA, and subsequent career in journalism, politics and media management.
BA History - Danie Hadley
Danie recently started working in PR after spending ten years in the heritage sector.
BA History and Politics - Chris Teale
Chris has worked as a reporter since leaving UEA in 2013.
MSc Data Science - Jack Russon
After completing a Maths undergraduate degree, Jack Russon came to UEA to do a MSc in Data Science.
MA Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies - Abigail Obene
Abigail Obene discusses her work placement with the Sainsbury Centre and other heritage projects.
MA Social Work at UEA - Mercy Addai
Mercy Addai studied for an MA Social Work at UEA. Learn more about career opportunities after the course.
MMath Master of Mathematics - Katy Hobbs
Having graduated from graduated from UEA's MMath Master of Mathematics course, Katy Hobbs is now a Digital Associate on the Technology Graduate programme at Sky.
MMath Master of Mathematics - Shay Jordan
Shay Jordan discusses his experience on the UEA MMath Master of Mathematics course and his plans for the future.
MSc Cyber Security - Niklas Henderson
Niklas Henderson studied MSc Cyber Security. Here, he tells us more about his time at UEA.
MSc Cyber Security - Manuel Giraldo Agudelo
MSc Cyber Security graduate Manuel Giraldo Agudelo tells us about the course and studying at UEA.
MSc Data Science - Luke Walker
Luke Walker left UEA in 2021 with an MSc in Data Science. Now he's a data scientist at Aviva.
MSc Energy Engineering - Nozomu Takigawa
Having graduated from UEA's MSc Energy Engineering, Nozomu Takigawa now works for a renewable energy company in Japan.
MSc Energy Engineering with Environmental Management - Jamie Pimblett-Speck
Jamie Pimblett-Speck studied MSc Energy Engineering with Environmental Management at UEA. Now he works as a sustainability consultant at ERM Group.