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Gain real-world experience in a global business context by spending your third year in industry working at an organisation in the UK or overseas

Building your Employability

In globally competitive graduate employment market, gaining professional experience alongside your studies can give you an edge. Our year in industry courses are designed to help you apply the skills and knowledge you have gained through your studies to real business challenges.

A Year in Industry option is available to students on the following courses:

Placements normally range between 9-12 months and take place in your third year between June and the following September before you return to King’s for final year.

Placement salaries range depending on the organisation, sector and country, but generally range between £11,000-£25,000 for the UK (prospects). We strongly encourage all students to undertake a paid placement and will only advertise paid placement opportunities on our vacancy board: King’s CareerConnect.

*International Management BSc students are required to complete either a year in industry or study abroad year in order to graduate. 

Contact us

Have a question about your placement year? Get in touch with the Global Placements Team:

Are you an organisation looking to host a placement student? Please refer to our recruitment pages 


Student Experiences

Have a read of our students' placement stories: