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An optional placement is a great way to develop your skills, increase your knowledge and expand your experience, whether you want to supplement your degree or to develop your professional skills as a whole.
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There are two main types of optional placement:
1) Those that take place outside of term-time
2) An optional Placement Year
You can visit any Student Service Centre to get initial information on placements or take a look at;
To find out more about completing an optional placement year or other type of short-term optional placement please visit the Careers and Employability Service.
Your School will have detailed information on any placement schemes run directly by the School and the Careers and Employability Service offers a range of comprehensive optional placement opportunities for our students. For example the School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies has a range of optional placement opportunities available.
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