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Hosting a postgraduate placement

If you are looking for a high impact, low cost intervention to develop your organisation, enhance a project or take a fresh look at your business processes, then the University of Nottingham’s award-winning programme could hold the answer.

Postgraduate placements provide focused and cost-effective access to specialist expertise that supports the strategic growth of your organisation.

Support to improve your business performance

We have a range of programmes to suit every type of organisations. Our postgraduates have made an impact on a variety of sectors, working on business critical projects, such as:

  • Research & Development
  • Business process mapping
  • New product development
  • Strategy and implementation development
  • Qualitative and quantitative data analysis

The placement process

We offer a seamless advertising and administration process, which includes recruitment and contracting, to allow you to focus on the supervision of the project itself. Placement students are on our payroll so there are no headcount or payroll requirements for the host organisation and our contracts cover Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), commercial confidentiality and Health and Safety.

Making an impact: Case Studies

  • Office Innovations managed two postgraduate placement projects to develop evidence to support their vision for future growth. View case study.
  • SOE Health Ltd took on a postgraduate placement to access specialist expertise for a project in the medical devices sector. View case study.
  • Virtual Administration needed help with a research project to identify new target markets. View case study.

Contact the Placements Team

Discuss your project with our team and learn how a postgraduate placement can deliver results.

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