There is the opportunity to undertake a placement year within our courses, and staff are on hand to help and advise. Placement years provide a great opportunity to gain experience working within a discipline-specific business and learn first-hand how your undergraduate study translates to the real world.
For me, Durham offered more than just a degree. It opened doors to opportunities which have proved invaluable in becoming a more rounded person. From the Durham University-led BP summer internship to [a placement year] in the Environment Agency, I honed skills that I’d picked up in lectures and gained vital industry context.