Employability

With over 2,000 work placements each year, our students become highly employable graduates with 94% starting their career or further study within six months of graduation.


Career Development Centre

An extensive range of support services are available to help you get ready for work and to find employment.

Our award-winning Career Development Centre, located on each campus, offers friendly and impartial support with career planning and provides advice on developing your employability skills.

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Work Placements

A period of work placement is available with most of our courses.

This provides the opportunity for you to gain valuable real-world experience and to build contacts in the industry. We award over 2,000 work placements every year, preparing Ulster University students for a successful career start after graduation.

You will have a dedicated work placement tutor who will help identify opportunities to gain invaluable industry experience with one of our many partners across the UK.

Professional Accreditation

Many of our courses provide additional professional recognition or exemptions.

EDGE Excel Award

The Ulster EDGE Excel Award provides official recognition and evidence of your relevant interests outside of university.

It is awarded in addition to your degree and gives you the opportunity to engage in a wide range of activities that will boost your career prospects and show commitment to your personal development.