Sandwich year

All undergraduate course offer the opportunity to take a year out from study for accredited work experience, within your chosen profession for an additional year, typically between the second and third year of your degree, leading to the award of a ‘sandwich’ degree.

Students who choose the sandwich route find it helps with both their studies and getting a job after graduation. Both full-time and part-time courses can be studied in a sandwich mode, combining study with approved work experience.

Sandwich courses offer an opportunity for supervised, and fully accredited relevant work experience (placement) within your chosen discipline. Prior to embarking on a sandwich course, your placement job will be assessed by your tutors to ensure that your experience will be relevant, safe and useful to you in your career progression.