Employability and careers
At DMU we understand the importance of ensuring graduates are properly prepared for the job market. Within six months of completing their course, 93.8 per cent of DMU undergraduates are in further education or in full-time employment* with companies like Adidas, the BBC, Next, Nike and BMW.
*Employability Performance Indicator Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Report for 2012/13
DMU courses are designed to provide the skills and experience today’s employers look for and include work placements and projects set by leading companies.
Support extends beyond the classroom and includes:
- Employment fairs
- Graduate internships
- Enterprise support
- A whole range of careers advice
Students can also boost their job prospects, enrich their studies and broaden their horizons by signing up to #DMUglobal, DMU’s flagship international experience programme.
Many DMU courses are accredited by professional bodies such as:
- Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
- Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
- Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
- Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
- National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ)
At DMU we prepare students for a wide range of job-roles - ranging from accountants to architects, footwear designers to forensic scientists, musicians to marketers and radio presenters to researchers - in preparation for careers with employers such as the BBC, Warner Bros, NHS, Porsche, HSBC, Sky TV, Dyson, Nike, GlaxoSmithKline and many more.
The university also has an online careers service – MyGateway, where you can search jobs, book appointments, ask questions and work on your CV.