We can help you access a large pool of talented students who are actively seeking up to 12-month placements with employers.
The Business Placements Team have developed and fostered relationships with a variety of organisations to provide placement opportunities for our students, advertising over 1400 vacancies every year.
Our Business School students often play a key part in the recruitment strategy for the employers we work with, with approximately 40% of placement students receiving job offers with their placement provider annually.
Which courses can I recruit placement students from?
We’re confident that we can match your recruitment need with a suitable student from a related course.
We offer a wide range of courses suited to most business functions, and our students would have gained two years of knowledge in that subject area before coming into your organisation.
Our academic programmes are continually developed to ensure they are in line with current industry practice and many programmes offer an opportunity for students to undertake a placement year as part of their programme.
The following degrees offer placement routes for students in their third year of study:
Accounting, Finance and Economics
BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance
BA (Hons) Banking and Finance
BA (Hons) Economics
BA (Hons) Economics and Banking
BA (Hons) Economics and Finance
Business and Management
BA (Hons) Business Management
BA (Hons) Business Management with Law
BA (Hons) International Business Management
BA (Hons) Human Resource Management
BA (Hons) Sports Management
Marketing, Advertising, PR & Digital
BA (Hons) Advertising and Brand Management
BA (Hons) Business Technology
BA (Hons) Marketing Management
BA (Hons) Marketing and Public Relations
BA (Hons) Retail Management and Marketing
BA (Hons) Sports Marketing Management
Benefits of hosting a sandwich placement student
There are many benefits in employing placement students, including injecting fresh and frequent talent into your business, adding much needed resource to your structure during busy times and plugging short-term gaps in vacancies.
Some placement inspiration
Check out our Blog to be inspired with stories from students on their placement journey: