Put your degree into practice and gain vital experience with a placement. Placements can be in the UK or overseas, and some are paid.
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences placements
We work with students and employers to provide placement opportunities for people studying a range of our undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
We support students throughout the placements process and work with companies to help them become placement providers.
Download our placement provider brochures for employers. You'll find out how to employ our humanities and social sciences students for professional placements.
You can now apply for financial support if you are a Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences student going on an unpaid or low-paid placement in 2023 to 2024.
Simona Koleva, who won the ‘Best Placement Student’ prize at the NUE Awards 2022, talks about studying BSc (Hons) Economics and Politics and her ambitions.
BSc (Hons) Psychology student and winner of the 'Outstanding Contribution of the Year' placement award, Richard Lee, talks about his experience at Gymshark.
Caitlin Gallagher talks about finding a placement in Sweden and the skills and experience she has gained from her year abroad.
Grace Ling is a recent graduate from BSc (Hons) Economics at the University of Bath. She shares the memories of her journey as an international student.
Chloe Collins is a final year undergraduate student on the Education with Psychology course. Read more about her placement year experience.
Students, placement providers and staff members enjoyed an evening celebrating the placements programme and the achievements of individuals and employers.
The Faculty has improved its position in a number of subject areas, according to the Complete University Guide 2024.
The accolade reflects a strong performance across the board, ranking fourth in the UK for undergraduate university experience and fifth for graduate prospects.
Many of our courses are among the best in the UK, according to recent league tables published by The Times & The Sunday Times, and The Guardian.