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Studying at UEA gives you practical and certified opportunities to prepare for your chosen career.
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- the outstanding career development support we offer
- how UEA has helped undergraduate and postgraduate students to find their unique career paths
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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.
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UEA AwardThe UEA Award certifies academic and extra-curricular activities undertaken by students during your time at UEA.
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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.
BA History and Politics - Ellie Barrow
Ellie Barrow reflects on her experience at UEA and where she thinks it will take her in her future career.
BA History and Politics - Jessica Frank-Keyes
Jessica discusses her journey from UEA's student newspaper Concrete to being a professional journalist.
BA History and Politics - Sebastian Ambaye
Sebastian is currently the Deputy Director of Net Zero Energy for the UK government's Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy.
BA Intercultural Communication - Kaddy Sabally
Kaddy Sabally studied Intercultural Communication. Find out more about what the course offers.
BA Marketing & Management - Bianca Mureșan
Bianca Mureșan graduated from Marketing & Management at UEA after moving to Norwich from Romania. She has since been working as an events specialist.
BA Philosophy - Danielle Wing
Danielle works as Project Support for London’s Air Ambulance Charity.
BA Psychology - Oliver Alfridijanta
Oliver Alfridijanta lives and works in the USA as a consultant.
BA Social Work - Paul Mcgrath
Paul Mcgrath was a mature student and parent when he began a successful career in social work by studying at UEA.
BSc Accounting and Finance - Inam Illahi
Inam Illahi discusses his role as Senior, Financial Services Audit at EY
BSc Accounting and Finance - Saskia Stott
Saskia Stott discusses her work with Ford Credit
BSc Biomedicine - Jenna Helleur
Jenna Helleur studied biomedicine at UEA before a Masters and PhD - then built a career in data analytics.
BSc Geography - Jessica Groome
Since graduating from UEA's BSc Geography, Jessica Groome has worked in town planning for three of the largest UK housebuilders.
BSc Learning Disabilities Nursing - Penny Gee
Penny Gee has just finished her third year of the BSc Learning Disabilities Nursing course.
BSc Microbiology - Corinne Martin
Corinne Martin studied microbiology at UEA and progressed into further research.
BSc Psychology - Hassanatu Carew
Hassanatu Carew is a Psychology student who has both volunteered and been a CareerCentral ambassador at UEA.
LLB Law - Naomi Newell
Naomi Newell completed her LLB at UEA in 2013. She now works as a solicitor at Birketts.
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.
MSc Investment and Financial Management - Esther Sylvester
Esther Sylvester graduated from the MSc Investment and Financial Management course. She currently works as an Investment Banking Associate in Ghana.
MSc Natural Product Drug Discovery - Justin Abi Assaf
Justin Abi Assaf was one of the first students to complete the MSc Natural Product Drug Discovery at UEA.
MSc Physiotherapy - John Neves
MSc Physiotherapy graduate John Neves talks about studying at UEA and working in the health sector.
MSc Physiotherapy - Anna Mellows
Anna Mellows studied MSc Physiotherapy and is a now physiotherapist at the James Paget University Hospital, Great Yarmouth.