De Montfort University: Health and Life Sciences

Employability

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As a result of our commitment to developing courses with your employability in mind, De Montfort University (DMU) is now one of the top 25 UK universities for graduate employment, with over 98% of our faculty’s students in employment or further study within six months of graduating**.

Many of our courses are accredited and endorsed by professional bodies, ensuring our teaching is delivered to the highest standard and relevant to current practice; further enhancing graduate career opportunities and lifelong learning. While strong links with leading employers helps our teaching remain applicable to graduate jobs.

Our graduates have progressed on to fulfilling careers in a wide range of scientific, health and social care professions; locally, nationally and internationally in multinational organisations such as the NHS, Pfizer, 3M, GlakoSmithKline and AstraZeneca.

**Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2013/14 (Faculty of Health and Life Sciences)


Putting theory into practice

Having received expert teaching in your subject area, our diverse partnerships with organisations and universities in the UK and overseas, give you the perfect opportunity to put theory into practice and develop industry experience through a wide range of integrated and sandwich placements, voluntary opportunities and industry projects.

From our unique international experience programme, #DMUglobal, to studying at a partner European university with Erasmus+, or helping the local community through our square mile project, there are plenty of opportunities to widen your university experience and boost your employability while studying at DMU.

In fact, as part of DMU's dedication to providing an unrivalled student experience and excellent employability, #DMUglobal is set to become the most comprehensive international experience programme available at any UK university, with 11,000 students set to take part in the programme by 2020.

Previous students to have benefitted from the initiative have had the opportunity to put nursing and social work theory into practice in The Gambia, the chance to learn about the latest findings in the field of cancer stem cells in Hiedelberg, Germany, compare national education systems in Japan, and more.  

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