Professional Training placements

Unique access to the world of work

Our Professional Training placements give you the opportunity to develop your professional, academic and personal potential, equipping you to be adaptable, resilient, globally minded, confident, entrepreneurial and digitally savvy in the workplace. These qualities are widely recognised by employers and a significant proportion of placement students at Surrey are offered graduate-level jobs or go onto further study.

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Our placements will help you gain confidence, maturity and knowledge, find a focus for your final year of study and test out a career path.

The University has an exceptional placement programme for its students and is renowned for working closely with the business community. In an increasingly competitive graduate jobs market, a degree from the University of Surrey opens doors.
Alastair McCall, editor of The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide

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