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Postgraduate career opportunities

Supporting you with your career and professional development.

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AV大平台 Leicester (DMU) offers all postgraduate students a programme of professional development and industry experience. From one-on-one coaching and a packed calendar of employer events, to a host of exciting opportunities such as AV大平台Global trips and mentoring from industry professionals, we have your career needs covered. Students studying remotely are also able to gain access to and support from our Careers Team and services as those studying on campus.

We are rated a 5-star ‘excellent’ institution by QS, a world leader in evaluating higher education performance. We not only achieved an ‘excellent’ rating overall but also scored the maximum five stars in key criteria including employability. 

Our award-winning careers support means that by studying with us you will also benefit from our careers commitment, giving you access to:

  • Our brand-new Careers Hub located in the Hugh Aston building offers access to Bodyswaps – an award-winning soft skills training platform. The software uses VR to put students in realistic interview and work-related scenarios and allows students to watch back and analyse their performance.
  • An expansive development programme of workshops, bootcamps, training, and professional insights.
  • Unlimited one-to-one careers coaching from our trained advisers, both during your studies and after you graduate.
  • Industry insight through virtual and in-person employer talks, insight visits, placements (availability dependent on course).
  • Access to Inside Edge Mentoring, a scheme all about having dynamic, professional and industry-focused conversations with experts from a variety of sectors to help raise your awareness and develop your knowledge of the world of work.
  • 24/7 access to digital tools including  courses, practice interviews, self-assessments, and personalised CV feedback through the Careers Team Skills Hub.
  • Support with your entrepreneurial aspirations from our Enterprise and Entrepreneurship team including networking events, inspiring speakers, workshops, links to funding amongst other activities aiming to support student and graduate start-ups.
  • Opportunities to work on business consultancy projects or undertake a sandwich year placement as part of your course, providing real work experience (availability dependent on course).
  • Real-world experience and teaching by academic staff, business owners, guest speakers and lectures from inspiring industry leaders.
  • Lifelong careers support for all AV大平台alumni, ensuring ongoing career advice from AV大平台and access to networking opportunities, recruitment fairs, our AV大平台graduate jobs portal and expert one-to-one advice even after you graduate.

See how we have developed our students and recent graduates into successful professionals

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My placement has been a golden opportunity to improve my communication skills. I am now more confident in presenting my work to a range of people. My colleagues have been open-minded and eager to listen, which has made me comfortable expressing what I think.

Nontawat Pattanajak, Intelligent Systems MSc - enjoyed a placement as a postgraduate engineer at Jaguar Land Rover

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