Placements at RGU

Employability

Placements at RGU

Placements are an excellent opportunity for you to gain real experience and for employers to see what you have to offer. The placement team support students to find relevant work placement opportunities with local, national and even international organisations.
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Throughout our courses, there are a wide range of compulsory and optional placement or work experience opportunities.

There are a range of benefits to work experience such as:

  • Put academic knowledge to practice
  • Learn professional skills and values
  • Possibility to earn with some paid placements
  • Demonstrate independent, responsible working
  • Build industry connections and possibility for job offers
  • Work on live projects and diversify your interview answers
  • Gain experience, skills and references for your CV
  • Be distinctive against less experienced candidates


During your studies, it is important to make the most of all of the opportunities you have to learn and set yourself up for your future career. There are many ways you can develop experience at RGU including placements, projects and volunteering. We encourage you to view the placement and job opportunities on our course pages or contact our team for more information.

Placements for Businesses

Recruitment is a fundamental part of any business, it does not need to be difficult or costly. Find out how we can help you connect with our students.

Contact the Placement Team


Placement opportunities on our courses

Aberdeen Business School

Undergraduate Placement Opportunities

There are optional year long, paid placements available in Year 3 in:

Postgraduate Placement Opportunities

Various opportunities available in:


School of Computing Science and Digital Media

Undergraduate Placement Opportunities

All our computing courses offer a placement option:

Postgraduate Placement Opportunities

All our computing courses offer a placement option:


School of Creative and Cultural Business

Undergraduate Placement Opportunities

All our undergraduate courses have placements during Year 3:

Postgraduate Placement Opportunities

All our postgraduate courses offer a 4 week period of professional industry experience:


School of Engineering

Undergraduate Placement Opportunities


Gray’s School of Art

Undergraduate Placement Opportunities


The Law School

Undergraduate Placement Opportunities


Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment

Undergraduate Placement Opportunities

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