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School of Management placement students make sense for your business

Your organisation can benefit greatly from employing our undergraduate students on professional work placements.

With consistently highly-ranked degrees, our undergraduates are among the best in the UK. Read more about more about our rankings.

Our graduate employment rates are some of the highest in the country. Industry contact with students and exceptional placement opportunities play a big part in this. Read more about our students’ employability.

Real benefits to your organisation

You can employ our students for six months or a year.

Our well-established placement scheme can offer your organisation:

  • well-trained students that are ready to deliver quality work
  • a valuable link to graduate recruitment
  • opportunities to work with the best of our UK and international students
  • extra resource for special projects
  • enthusiasm and fresh business insight
  • specialist knowledge and international perspective

A variety of subjects taught to the highest standard

Our seven undergraduate BSc courses cover all aspects of modern business and management.

Our undergraduate courses

Course Length of placement Placement period Recruitment period
BSc in Business Two separate six month placements Placement 1: Summer to Jan/Feb. Placement 2: Jan/Feb to summer Placement 1: February to June. Placement 2: October to December
BSc in Accounting and Finance 12 months Summer to summer October to June
BSc in Accounting and Management 12 months Summer to summer October to June
BSc in International Management and Modern Languages Up to a year in a French, German or Spanish speaking country Summer to summer October to June
BSc in Management 12 months Summer to summer October to June
BSc in Management with Marketing 12 months Summer to summer October to June
BSc in International Management 12 months, or two six month placements Summer to summer October to June

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We build lasting relationships with a huge range of employers

We work with an ever expanding portfolio of national and international organisations.

Many of our partners offer opportunities to our students exclusively. Whether you represent a charity, an SME or a multinational corporation we would love to hear from you.

We have ongoing relationships with over 300 companies but work with many more as we respond to changing organisational needs and demands. We work with organisations in the South West, London, the UK and worldwide.

Our placement scheme started in 1974. Since then, we have built excellent relationships with organisations worldwide. Companies return to us because we connect them with the right high-calibre students for them.

A large number of students take up graduate opportunities with their placement providers.

The Bath benefits

‘The students surprise me every year that we work with them.’

A business partner from AKQA, current students and alumni discuss the benefits of hiring our students on placement and how the School of Management helped prepare them for the workplace.

Watch more placement experiences on YouTube

The next steps

Advertising a placement is free and easy. Our team will ensure your opportunity reaches the right students.

If you want to discuss employing a placement student or have any questions, please get in touch. You can speak to us on 01225 386295, or email the Head of Placements at

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