Professional training year

Are you carrying out a Professional Training Year abroad that forms part of your degree programme?

Undertaking a Professional Training Year abroad will offer you the chance to gain valuable work experience that is focussed on your degree specialism within an international setting.

Your Academic School will be able to advise you regarding suitable placements and will need to verify that it meets the academic criteria necessary to support your studies.

Twelve month international opportunities are also advertised on the Careers Service website:

Opportunities are also promoted via our Facebook and Twitter accounts.

The Global Opportunity Centre has developed a PTY abroad bursary scheme to help support undergraduate students that are carrying out a professional training year abroad during 2014/15. For full details regarding award amounts please see PTY Abroad Bursary Scheme 2014/15.

To apply for a bursary to support your time abroad please complete the PTY abroad bursary application. (Please note that the deadline for all applications for 2014/15 is the 31st October).