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Your career

A postgraduate qualification is a significant professional step — either as a means of progression in your current field, or as the gateway to a change of career. At NTU, we’ll help you to maximise your competitive advantage, giving you the bespoke, targeted support to excel in your profession of choice.

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Professional networks

We know that professional experience improves your chances of landing your postgraduate-level job. That’s why 100% of our courses offer a work experience element which can range from in-course projects with industry-leading names to placement opportunities.

We will introduce you to many employers during your time with us through events such as postgraduate recruitment fairs, guest lectures and our own extra-curricular initiatives. Our School and Employability teams will provide you with dedicated, sector-specific support. Specialist consultants and industry experts will support you on your postgraduate journey, helping you to plan and refine your progress with individual appointments and career-specific advice.

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Employability Online

As an NTU student, you will have access to our Employability Online platform. Here you will find tools such as our CV checker and interview stimulator, our career pulse e-learning programme and our Live Chat Service.

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NTU Enterprise

NTU Enterprise offers support and expertise in business start-ups, self-employment and social enterprises. It is open to all NTU staff, students and graduates with a viable idea to pursue. Enterprise offers a flexible and creative working environment, mentoring and training programmes and strong support networks. Whether you're hoping to go freelance, or build something bigger, we can help.

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Ongoing support

The support doesn’t finish when you graduate. You will have access to employability support from the team for up to three years after your course ends and forever online. Sign up to our graduate support scheme to access paid internship opportunities, career advice and coaching, job alerts and invitations to events and our graduate website, Future You Online.

Chat to us

Find out how we can help you to achieve your career aspirations. Chat to our employability team online or email employability@ntu.ac.uk.

Still need help?

Postgraduate team
0115 848 4200