Our courses will help you develop the skills and abilities you'll need to succeed in your career. Many courses at Kingston University are designed to prepare you for your chosen career with industry experience undergraduate and postgraduate placements. As well as this, we have developed our courses with industry partners and many hold professional accreditations.
Certain courses carry professional accreditation from established organisations such as:
Gain valuable real-world experience through our placement schemes, available at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Some undergraduate programmes offer a 'sandwich' year which incorporates a period of time in industry before completing your degree.
Kingston University also offers an optional two-year postgraduate programme which integrates a work placement as an assessed part of your course, so you will be issued a two-year visa to cover both the taught and the work placement components.
We will provide careers and employability support throughout your time at Kingston and for up to two years after you graduate. This includes:
International students graduating from a UK university can apply to stay in the UK to work once they have finished their studies. With central London just 30 minutes away by train, you are within easy reach of a wide range of opportunities.
The University has very close links with organisations that advise in the development of courses and real-world collaborative projects. Examples of links include Airbus UK, Astrium Eads, GE Aircraft, HarperCollins, Penguin and Waterstones and the Design Museum.
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