During your studies, there will be an opportunity for you to develop the critical thinking skills, creativity and confidence that employers look for.
There may also be the chance for you to get involved in internships, work-placements, volunteering and dissertation placements.
The QS global survey of graduate employers consistently shows that UK degrees are highly valued worldwide, with UK universities topping the QS employer reputation ranking.
Internships and work experience
Having a form of work placement experience definitely gives you an advantage in an increasingly competitive graduate job market.
Some courses include a year of working in the industry or internships in the industry you’re interested in. Work placements provide you with hands-on experience in a profession that you can’t simulate in lectures or the classroom.
In this short film, watch international students from Coventry University share their experience of working at Brompton Bicycles.