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Master's placements | Brunel Business School

Brunel Business School was one of the first business schools in the UK to introduce postgraduate placements for Master's students back in 2011.

Placements are becoming more popular among more mature student as they serve as a springboard into what is an extremely competitive jobs market. Postgraduate work placement employers cover all related expenses and may also provide a salary.

It's up to you to secure your work placement, however, we see placements as an integral part of our courses, so our academic staff plus the Professional Development Centre will provide you with all the support you need.

Just some of the organisations who have previously offered placements include:

  • Heathrow Airport
  • BrandPie
  • Telefónica Europe
  • Radley Yeldar
  • Mars
  • Jim Northover Limited
  • Network Rail
  • leapSTONE
  • Right Management
  • Tata Beverages
  • Tetley Tea
  • Grant Thornton
  • Orange
  • Coats plc
  • MadBid
  • Better Lettings

If you're applying for a work visa, scholarship or government funding, and think you would like to do a placement, it's always best to apply for the longer programme length with placement from the outset.

Corporate Brand Management MSc

Placement lasts 6-12 weeks between the last week of May and the second half of September. The 12 month placement option runs in year two after the taught programme, from September, and can only commence after dissertation.

Previous placement roles have included project manager, marketing executive, brand researcher, internal communication officer and marketing officer.

Management MSc

Students who take the 6-12 weeks placement option and start their degrees in September will do their placement between June and September, with some starting their placements on a part-time basis in January. The 12 month placement option runs in year two after the taught programme, from September (or May for January starters) and can only commence after dissertation. You'll be able to pursue a number of various roles in e-marketing, HR, finance and client services.

Marketing MSc

Students who take the 6-12 weeks placement option and start their degrees in September will do their placement between June and September, with some starting their placements on a part-time basis in January. The 12 month placement option runs in year two after the taught programme, from September (or May for January starters) and can only commence after dissertation. You'll be able to pursue a number of various roles in e-marketing, HR, finance and client services.

Find out more about studying a Master's with placement