Courses with a year in industry or placement year
TAKING YOU FURTHER
When you study with us, you’ll have lots of opportunities for real-world experiences.
This could mean putting what you’ve learnt into practice, enhancing your studies
with a placement or internship, studying abroad or even setting up your own business.
Internships and placements
Fantastic ways to improve your skills, gain real life work experience and build valuable contacts.
At UEA, you’ll have access to a range of local, national and global potential employers offering a placement year – and we’ll help
you find the right opportunity.
Our internship programme will boost your workplace confidence, and challenge
you to apply your skills to exciting, innovative live projects in a range of sectors. It’s also a great opportunity to find paid, part-time
opportunities while you study, as well as part-time and full-time opportunities during the holidays.
Year in industry
Put yourself one step ahead of fellow graduates by spending a year in industry.
You'll gain valuable work experience and have the chance to
build your professional skills and confidence. In today’s competitive job market, this is a great advantage.
A year in industry gives you first-hand knowledge of how your chosen field operates. It also greatly improves your prospects of progressing in it, as you gain valuable contacts and insight.
The UEA Award enables students to articulate their achievements in a way that employers value.
This gives you a competitive advantage in today’s job market. The Award gives students recognition for a range of activities, both
academic and extra-curricular, undertaken during their time at UEA, that help develop the skills and attributes
for both life and employment.
Our ambassador scheme helps you gain invaluable experience in public speaking,
communication skills, customer service and practical skills.
Talking about your uni experience to prospective students
Event support - registration, room set up, campus tours
Off-campus activity – in local schools or at UCAS fairs
Office support – admin tasks across UEA
Photoshoots for promotional materials
Case studies from our students
Hear from alumni how their time at UEA helped shape their career.
Faculty and school opportunities
Our faculties and schools embed employability into various
course modules, from foundation to postgraduate level.
This gives you opportunities to gain the skills that could direct your future career.