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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.

Shashank Maurya, MSc Management and Marketing

NTU has helped me a lot in developing my own career, the employability team helped me secure my placement and gain insight into industry.
MSc Management and Marketing student, Shashank, tells us how his placement has given him an insight into industry.


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. You will also have a dedicated Employability team to offer expert advice and help with your future.

Watch Shashank's story.

MA Fashion Design student, Andra, tells us how NTU has provided the skills, knowledge and determination to launch her career.

NTU Enterprise

NTU Enterprise offers support to business start-ups, entrepreneurs and social enterprises and welcomes all students and graduates with a viable idea to pursue. Find out how you can benefit from their flexible and creative working environment, mentoring and training programmes and strong support networks.

"NTU offers support for graduates for three years after graduation, if you want to set up your own business, they will help." Andra, MA Fashion Design.

Watch Andra's story.

Andra, MA Fashion Design

I'm finally confident that I have the skills, the knowledge, and the determination to do whatever I want to do.
Meeting of students and careers advisers

Professional networks

All of our courses offer a work experience element which can range from in-course projects with industry-leading names to placement opportunities. We'll introduce you to many employers through events such as 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.

Student on work experience in London

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

Still need help?

Postgraduate team
0115 848 4200