Year in industry
To ensure you really stand out from the crowd in the competitive job market, you have the exciting opportunity to undertake your degree over four years with a salaried year in industry.
Your year in industry will normally last between 10 and 12 months, taking place between taught years two and three, allowing you to practice and apply the new skills you will have learned so far.You will return to university following successful completion of your work placement at the start of the autumn semester for your final year of studies. A further benefit of choosing our year in industry option is that you may be able to draw upon the practical real-life situations you encounter during your placement and incorporate it into your final year project.
Whilst students are responsible for finding their own placements, the School has a dedicated placement officer to ensure you have access to a broad variety of opportunities, and that you receive constant support and guidance throughout the entire process.
Our students have completed a variety of placements with many leading companies in recent years, including:
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If you are a potential student wanting to know more about our placement options or a member of industry who would like to get involved, please contact us:
Computer Science Year in Industry
A partnership between Cardiff University, Welsh Government and industry leaders, to address the shortfall of qualified, industry-ready software engineers, by producing graduates who aim to be leaders in their field.