You have the opportunity to become a Professional Training placement provider with us and to train your staff with our host of CPD and short courses.

Become a Professional Training placement provider

At undergraduate level, we run a renowned Professional Training placement programme. Placements allow students to apply their intellectual skills to help your organisation achieve its goals, and simultaneously give students the chance to gain valuable experience of a real-world environment.

Previous placement providers have included:

  • 96.4 Eagle Radio
  • Action on Addiction
  • British Market Research Bureau
  • Broadmoor Hospital
  • Firefly Communications
  • Great Ormond Street Hospital
  • Metropolitan Police
  • National Centre for Policing Excellence
  • National Centre for Social Research
  • National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy
  • Sure Start
  • Surrey Social and Market Research
  • Victim Support
  • Walt Disney Studios
  • YouGov
  • Youth Justice Board
  • HM Prison Inspectorate
  • HM Prison Wormwood Scrubs
  • Home Office
  • IBM
  • IPC Media Group

CPD and short courses

Our CPD and short courses are designed to support the development of social research skills and techniques within your workforce, and are led by expert methodologists, researchers and lecturers.

Bespoke training

We can also arrange to run training courses and events at your institution. Please contact us to discuss your needs further.