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Business Placements

All of our degrees offer you the option of spending your third year gaining practical experience on a business placement. Business placements are a great way to develop your employment marketability and to engage with employers early in their recruitment pipeline. We actively encourage you to explore this as an option within your degree.

What our students think

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Ellen Gibson

Business and Management 2014-18

Ellen spent her third year placement with Aldi, experiencing the full range of business functions across the company.

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Oliver Crowe

Business and Management 2013-17

Between his second and third year Oliver completed a placement at Aldi Stores, gaining experience both at head office and in-store.

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Cara Simcock

Business and Management 2013-17

During her time at L’Oreal Cara acted as a Business Development Executive (BDE) for Essie Professional, a nail care brand.

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Jocelyn Davies

Marketing 2014-

Jocelyn's placement was as Marketing Assistant and Events Co-ordinator at ProspectSoft.

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Ugne Pakalniskyte

Accounting & Finance 2013-17

Ugne spent her year in industry working for Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation within their Strategic and Credit Risk Management Group.

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Pavan Kareer

Marketing 2013-

Pavan was the Games Marketing Intern within the gaming department of Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment (WBIE).

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Megan Davies-Taylor

Business and Management 2013-17

Megan worked at Samsung’s European headquarters in London in the brand marketing team.

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Nick Coupe

Business Finance 2013-17

Nick was a Commercial Distribution Finance and Lending Intern at GE Capital.

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YangYang Zhang

Finance with Business Placement 2014-

Yang Yang Zhang carried out his industrial placement at Lloyds Banking Group from June 2016.

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Lydia Morris

Business and Management 2013-17

Lydia's placement was at TJX Europe (holding company of TK Maxx), where she worked in Buying.

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Gautam Murgai

Business and Management 2013-17

Gautam carried out his business placement with Morgan Stanley in Edinburgh.

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Russ Kay

Marketing 2012-2016

Russ worked as a Marketing Executive for Samsung Electronics UK, based in London

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Craig Young

Masters in Business and Management 2013-17

Craig's placement was within the Mitsubishi Rayon Lucite group, the largest global methyl methacrylate (MMA) supplier.

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Pun-Tak Pang

Financial Accounting 2013-17

Pun-Tak undertook a 12-month placement at GE Capital in Manchester working in the Risk Underwriting team.

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Ellie Hardy

Business and Management 2013-17

Worked for EY in the Fraud Investigations and Disputes (FIDS) department.

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Rob Craik

Business 2010-14

Rob was a Business Development Intern at Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.

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Simon Corkery

Economics 2011-15

Simon carried out his business placement at the Department for Work and Pensions.

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Innes Gibson

Accountancy and Finance

Innes worked for 12 months in Deloitte’s financial services audit department based in Birmingham.

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Nasir Khan

Accounting & Finance, 2015-

Nasir undertook a placement at Goldman Sachs in Finance Division, in a role that covered financial reporting across global offices of the firm.

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