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Your future career

Find out how can help you get the future you want with our career-focused courses.

We're proud to have 93% of our graduates in further work or study (HESA, 2022).

We provide a range of opportunities and services to support your career development through MDXworks, our dedicated careers and employability service.

You'll have unlimited access to personalised careers and employability support to build your confidence, skills and experience, and your chances of achieving your graduate career goals.

Careers & Employability Service – what do we do?

Here at , your future employability is ingrained into our course offering.

Find out how our award-winning careers teams support our students to help them find their path.

Open Days

Discover more about our range of courses and get a feel for life at for yourself at our next Open Day.

  • Our team offers...

  • 1:1 Appointments with Faculty Employability Advisers offering sector-specific information, advice and guidance
  • Embedded curriculum workshops within specific programmes of study, taken from a progressive library of career-related learning topics
  • 24/7 online support through our employability platform, MDXworks.com
  • Work experience and placement support
  • CV and application feedback
  • Mock interview assistance, including via our 
  • Paid, part-time opportunities through our  Branch
  • A unique menu of co-curricular initiatives, including a start-up accelerator programme, mentoring opportunities, and a summer emerging professional programme.

Connecting you with employers

We make the most of our business links to put you in the room with top employers and get you closer to your dream career. Plus we'll make sure that you have the skills to tell them why they should hire you.

Employers that we work with include PwC, Sky, Warner Bros. Discovery, Amazon, Microsoft, KPMG, GSK, Civil Service, Harper Collins, and Enterprise Rent a Car, just to mention a few.

Opportunities to engage with those employers arise during our events such as:

  • Gradstock Festival - our biggest event, with a live careers fair, employer talks, panel discussions and workshops led by industry leaders, work opportunities and much more
  • CareerConnect - a one day event offering students and graduates opportunities to engage with external organisations and university alumni to secure work-related activities
  • Pop-up series - a set of industry specific, bite-size sessions delivered throughout the year.
  • Working while you study

    Three students in  red t-shirts working during an Open Day

    To support you in gaining valuable work experience and skills, our Unitemps service offers a range of rewarding, flexible and enjoyable part-time work opportunities both on and off campus.

    Our Unitemps team is familiar with visa restrictions and can advise you on suitable opportunities to work during term time.

  • Placements and internships

    We can help you secure an internship or placement during your studies. The placement options that are available to you will depend on the course you study however, these can include year-long placements, short-term internships, intensive one-week roles and community placements run by our Students' Union.

  • Practical employer-led projects

    We're committed to working with employers to provide you with real-world opportunities to demonstrate and develop further your key skills and learning.

    As part of our collaborative experiential learning programme, we operate as an in-house agency that links students with real clients to work on real projects and develop your skills in a safe environment before you graduate.

  • Entrepreneurship and self-employment

    If you have an idea and the determination, we will empower you to bring your plan to life.

    We provide a mix of resources and specialised support including a series of masterclasses with high-profiles entrepreneurs, workshops, mentoring opportunities and competitions for securing seed-funding.

    We also offer a crowdfunding platform, networking and more.

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