A placement year enables you to gain valuable industry-related work experience, typically over a twelve-month period.


Whether you are in your first or second year, it is never too early to start your placement search.

The benefits of doing a placement

Placements give you more employment options for the future:

How to find a placement

We advertise placements on Placer (a mobile app which you can download from the App Store and Google Play) and on My Career Hub (log in with your student number and password).

There are also networking opportunities and events with employers where you can find out about placement opportunities direct with employers. Find out more about placement events on My Career Hub.

You should also consider your own contacts, utilising LinkedIn wherever possible to build and engage with your professional networks.

Placement options with your course

Select your faculty or school from the options below to find out more about placement opportunities for your course.

Arts and Humanities

Business and Law


Health, Psychology and Social Care

Manchester Fashion Institute

Manchester School of Art

Science and Engineering


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