Falmouth University Career Zone

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Falmouth University Career Zone

Your Creative Future

At Falmouth we want to ensure all our graduates have great careers. With employability support from the moment you apply and for the rest of your life, we are always on hand to support your future.

From on-course placements, to post-graduation careers advice, whether you choose to go straight into employment or want to start your own business, we help make your transition from student to professional as smooth and effective as possible.

Our staff are practicing professionals and all our courses have excellent relationships with industry, giving you opportunities to make valuable contacts, hear from inspirational visiting speakers, work on live briefs, go on study trips, and set up work placements or internships.

Falmouth graduates are employed in diverse roles around the globe. Check out the career opportunities on the course pages for more information on what our graduates are doing.

Placements and work experience

Placements are integral to most of our courses and stepping up to the experience of life in the workplace will help you to grow your expertise and confidence, as well as develop your employability skills in a real-world environment.

Our well-connected staff and the employability team are here to help you get great work placements. We work with you through your course, individual appointments, and seminars. A team of careers consultants can assist you in planning your career, practice job interviews, CV writing, portfolios and more.

As a Falmouth student, you can book an appointment by visiting the Career Zone in The Exchange, or online via our Career Hub

Live briefs

Two agencies housed within Falmouth’s courses offer students real industry work on briefs for local, national and international clients.

  • The Agency is located within the BA(Hons) Illustration studio and uses the talent of staff and students to meet the illustrative needs of local, national and international businesses. For more information visit The Agency website
  • Cartel Photos is an agency run by students and alumni from the BA(Hons) Press & Editorial Photography course. Cartel Photos delivers images covering everything from local news stories, events and PR shoots to editorial and reportage content. For more information visit the Cartel Photos website

Visiting speakers

Our reputation for quality has attracted many leading lights to Falmouth, be it as guest speakers, to attend conferences and symposiums or simply to be inspired by our vibrant programme of exhibitions. Visit our course pages for more details of recent and upcoming guest lectures.