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.
Whether it’s 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
These are a fantastic way 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 that offer a placement year, and we’ll help
you find the right opportunity for you. The UEA 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 will gain valuable work experience and have the chance to
build your professional skills and confidence. In today’s competitive job market relevant work experience is a great advantage.
A year in industry will not only give you first-hand knowledge of the way in which your chosen field operates, it will also
greatly improve your chances of progressing within that sector as you gain valuable contacts and insight.
The UEA Award is a framework that enables students to articulate their achievements in a way that employers value giving them
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.
UEA provides a variety of opportunities via its ambassador scheme. This can help gain invalubale experinece in public speaking,
communication skills, customer service as well as 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 our alumni about how their time at UEA helped shape their career .
FaculTy and School Opportunities
Our faculties and schools embed the concept and practice of employability into various course modules from Foundation to Postgraduate level to provide students with opportunities to develop the necessary skills that can benefit their future employability.
Find out more in our Faculty pages: