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Building work-ready experience

Career success in today’s global market relies on a breadth of experience and range of skills you can utilise in any work environment. 

Our courses enable you to develop the knowledge and skills to succeed in the modern global workplace. You’ll train on the same state-of-the-art equipment used in business, and benefit from courses accredited by industry bodies and recognised by employers as creating students who are universally work-ready.

And, alongside your studies, you’ll have the chance to benefit from work placements, inspiring volunteering projects and paid work opportunities on campus – giving you added experience and broadening your global outlook.

You'll also learn from – and network with – industry leaders at annual events such as our Festival of Enterprise, Fesival of Design & Technology and BFX Festival, which attract top speakers and companies like Pixar and Disney. 

In addition, you’ll have access to support services and advice networks, helping you to enhance your skills, build your experience and develop your talent.

My placement at Samsung was a rollercoaster year. I’ve loved it, I’ve hated it, I’ve grown and I’ve matured. I’ve transformed from a second year student into an accountable member of my team.” Jason Keehn, BSc (Hons) Marketing, placement at Samsung

We keep coming back to BU due to the quality of the students – while we've employed graduates from other universities, there is a clear difference in quality.” Jargon PR

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