Courses with a year in industry or placement year
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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
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 in exciting, innovative live projects across a range of sectors.
It’s also a great way to find paid work opportunities while you study and during the holidays.
Year in industry
Put yourself a 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.
See our year in industry courses
The UEA Award gives you a competitive advantage in today’s job market.
It gives students recognition for a range of
academic and extra-curricular activities during their time at UEA. It's a great way to develop the skills and attributes
for working life.
Learn more about the UEA Award
Student ambassador scheme
Earn money while you study and learn key skills for the workplace.
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
How UEA prepared students for their careers
Hear from UEA alumni how our support helped to shape their future careers.
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.