School of the Built Environment

  • INDUSTRIAL PLACEMENTS

    Our undergraduates benefit from our close ties to industry, through optional and compulsory work experience placements. Students on many of our courses organise vacation placements to gain work experience. Some courses also have a formal industrial placement year.

     
    Undergraduate courses

    INDUSTRIAL PLACEMENTS


    Two of our undergraduate courses, Construction Project Management BSc and Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management BSc have a compulsory industrial placement year as part of the course.

    The benefits of this placement year include:

    • Early exposure to the industry
    • Practical experience
    • Course subjects are put into context
    • Paid employment during the placement year
    • Potential sponsorship of final year
    • An opportunity to gain more understanding of future career pathways
    • Adds value to the final year of study
    • Experienced graduates are in demand.

    Through our industrial placement programmes we have developed very good links with industry. Many local, national and international companies return each year to employ our students.

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    CONSTRUCTION FIRMS AND RELATED COMPANIES

    • Abacus Cost Management
    • Bouygues UK
    • Berkeley Homes
    • Buckingham Group Contracting Limited (BGCL)
    • Chorus Group Ltd
    • Cooper Construction Ltd
    • Countryside Properties Plc
    • Davis Langdon
    • GP Atkin Construction
    • Faithful+Gould
    • Grosvenor Britain & Ireland
    • ISG Pearce Ltd
    • Jenner (Contractors) Ltd
    • Killby & Gayford Ltd
    • Laing O'Rourke
    • Leadbitter Group
    • MacDonald Egan Developments
    • Mansell Construction Services Ltd
    • Morgan Ashurst
    • PAYE Historic Facades
    • Symm and Company Ltd
    • Taylor Wimpey Bristol

    REAL ESTATE FIRMS AND RELATED COMPANIES

    • Knight Frank LLP
    • Savills