University of Birmingham Year in Industry

University of Birmingham Year in Industry

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University of Birmingham Year in Industry

One year placements

Our BSc Business Management Year in Industry programme is fast becoming our largest undergraduate programme, proving extremely popular with students and employers.

Students spend their first two years studying at the Business School, then undertake a full-time paid 33 week (minimum) placement in industry and return to the University to complete their degree in the fourth year.

The benefits

  • An annual additional resource: competent, talented – quick and eager to learn
  • An extended recruitment process: you get to know the students, they get to know you

The majority of our Placement Students are offered employment with their placement provider at the end of their degree.

View our Placement Employer Briefing (PDF – 271KB) or contact:

Karina Smith, Undergraduate Placements Officer, +44 (0) 121 414 3558
Contact Karina on LinkedIn


Business Management (Year in Industry) BSc

Graduates with both academic abilities and practical experience in a real business environment are much in demand and can have a significant advantage in today’s competitive employment market. This four-year programme offers you the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of a range of business topics, combined with a year in industry putting into practice what you’ve learned.