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EngineeringUndergraduate study

Industrial Placement Year

Enhance your employability with an Industrial Placement Year, an additional year-long paid placement in an engineering organisation.

During your placement, you will be able to apply the knowledge and skills that you've developed during the early years of your degree, and gain vital experience to help you become a professional engineer after graduation.

Picture of Megan Hickling with work
Megan Hickling, Naval Architect Intern at Lateral Naval Architects
Wataru Kawamoto, Sahara Force India
Wataru Kawamoto, Placement: Aerodynamics, Sahara Force India

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Placement at Jaguar Land Rover

"My placement was extremely beneficial as I could develop the range of skills I had acquired during my time at University. I was able to apply my knowledge from my engineering modules to real life, and get a feel for how things work in reality compared to theoretically."

Denizcan Yuksek, MEng Mechanical Engineering / Aerospace

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UCAS codes:

Acoustical Engineering

BEng Acoustical Engineering with Industrial Placement Year – H34P

MEng Acoustical Engineering with Industrial Placement Year – FF38

Aeronautics and Astronautics

BEng Aeronautics and Astronautics with Industrial Placement Year - H40P

MEng Aeronautics and Astronautics with Industrial Placement Year – H414

MEng Aeronautics and Astronautics / Aerodynamics with Industrial Placement Year – HH41

MEng Aeronautics and Astronautics / Airvehicle Systems Design with Industrial Placement Year – H41H

MEng Aeronautics and Astronautics / Computational Engineering and Design with Industrial Placement Year – H4H1

MEng Aeronautics and Astronautics / Engineering Management with Industrial Placement Year – HH44

MEng Aeronautics and Astronautics / Materials and Structures with Industrial Placement Year – H44H

MEng Aeronautics and Astronautics / Semester Abroad with Industrial Placement Year – H4HH

MEng Aeronautics and Astronautics / Spacecraft Engineering with Industrial Placement Year – H400

Civil Engineering

BEng Civil Engineering with Industrial Placement Year - H20P

MEng Civil Engineering with Industrial Placement Year – HH20

MEng Civil Engineering and Architecture with Industrial Placement Year – K21K

MEng Civil and Environmental Engineering with Industrial Placement Year – HH22

Mechanical Engineering

BEng Mechanical Engineering with Industrial Placement Year - H30P

MEng Mechanical Engineering with Industrial Placement Year – 30HH

MEng Mechanical Engineering / Acoustical Engineering with Industrial Placement Year – H34H

MEng Mechanical Engineering / Materials with Industrial Placement Year – H3H1

MEng Mechanical Engineering / Aerospace with Industrial Placement Year – H3H4

MEng Mechanical Engineering / Automotive with Industrial Placement Year – H3H3

MEng Mechanical Engineering / Biomedical Engineering with Industrial Placement Year – H316

MEng Mechanical Engineering / Computational Engineering and Design with Industrial Placement Year – H3H6

MEng Mechanical Engineering / Engineering Management with Industrial Placement Year – HH31

MEng Mechanical Engineering / Mechatronics with Industrial Placement Year – H3H2

MEng Mechanical Engineering / Naval Engineering with Industrial Placement Year – H3H5

MEng Mechanical Engineering / Sustainable Energy Systems with Industrial Placement Year – H3J7

Ship Science

BEng Ship Science with Industrial Placement Year - J60P

MEng Ship Science with Industrial Placement Year – H52H

The Placement Year is also available with the Foundation Year.

A placement shows future employers that you can act professionally and responsibly and it’ll help you stand out in a very competitive industry.

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