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By studying at DMU you will be learning the theoretical and practical skill you need to stand out to employers


DMU has an excellent reputation for producing highly employable graduates. According to the latest Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey, the university is in the top 20 for graduate employability with 97.3% of DMU graduates in work or further study six months after graduating.

Students are offered a whole range of opportunities to boost their employability:

Industry-aligned courses

DMU makes sure that courses are relevant to the world of work. Degrees are developed with the needs of employers in mind.

Work Placements

Students can choose a year-long industry placement with some of the biggest companies in the world. Working with a company relevant to your studies will help you put you theoretical knowledge into practice.

Practical experience

Final year Art and Design students showcase their work at Graduate Fashion Week and New Designers in London, the UK’s biggest graduate showcases for upcoming designers. Technology, Business, Law and Health students from DMU have all reached the finals of national competitions to find the best young practitioners.


Paid internships for DMU students which you can carry out alongside your studies.


While at DMU we give you the chance to make a real difference in the local community with DSU Volunteering and also through our award-winning community initiative Square Mile. It will also help your CV, as volunteering work is looked on very favourably by potential employers.

Graduate Champions

Recent graduates have the chance to take up a paid, six-week long internship with a leading UK business to enhance their CV and help them stand out in a competitive jobs market