Are you planning to study in universities in the United Kingdom? And are you looking for some professional work experience after you finish your Master’s degree? Below are some popular postgraduate courses offered at the UK universities


Are you aware that there are many postgraduate courses in the UK which are offered along with internship? This is in fact a great opportunity for International students to work in the UK just after a year of classroom studies.

Are you planning to study in universities in the United Kingdom? And are you looking for some professional work experience after you finish your Master’s degree? Below are some popular postgraduate courses offered at the UK universities which will help you find internship opportunities? This will help you gain adequate knowledge about employers in the UK and at the same time gives you practical exposure to adapt to the global workplace.

Popular postgraduate courses that come with internships:

University Of Birmingham

Currently ranks at 79 as per QS World University Ranking offers MBA International Business with one year of internship placement. A minimum of three years’ full-time work experience with evidence of extensive managerial experience or professional responsibility is one of the entry criteria to apply to this course.

University Of Liverpool

Popular post graduate courses like Advanced Computer Science, International Business and Business Analytics and Big data are offered by the University along with one year internship placement. These courses are offered for September intake.

Coventry University

There are several courses at Coventry University which comes with internship such as Global Business MBA, International Fashion Management, Accounting and Financial Management, Human Resource Management, Business Analytics, Digital Marketing. There are also STEM programs such as Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science where you can opt for Master’s degree with internship. Most of the courses are offered during the September intake but at the same time there are several courses which are also open for January intake.

Queen Mary University of London

At Queen Mary University of London, courses in Big Data Science, computer science, software engineering and computing and Information systems are available with a yearlong internship. Look out for most of these courses during the September intake.

University Of Leicester

Advanced Computer Science and Master’s in Cloud Computing come with one year internship opportunity. A few years of relevant work experience may be preferred for these courses. These programs are offered during both September and January intake.

University Of Strathclyde

This beautiful University in Glasgow offers MSc Civil Engineering with 6 months of internship. Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree in any civil engineering discipline. International students with a degree in environmental engineering, earth sciences, mathematics, physics, and mechanical engineering may also be considered.

University Of Central Lancashire

At UCLan, students can opt for postgraduate courses in Fire Safety Engineering, Maintenance Engineering and Renewable Energy Engineering. These courses include internship opportunities from 10 months to 1 year. The intake period at UCLan starts from September and January each year.

University Of West London

The following courses at University of West London have internship opportunities from 6 months to 1 year.
• MSc Applied Project Management with Internship
• MA International Tourism and Aviation Management with Internship
• MSc Information Systems with Internship
• MSc Civil and Environmental Engineering with internship
• MSc Software Engineering with Internship
• MSc Cyber Security with Internship

For all the above courses, International Students applying for above courses must have minimum 55% or above in their undergraduate studies, along with an overall IELTS score of 6.5.

Nottingham Trent University

This public research university in Nottingham offers various post graduate courses in Finance and Investment Banking, Computer Science & MBA with a year-long internship. All these courses are offered in the September intake.

Sheffield Hallam University

At Sheffield Hallam University, postgraduate courses like International Hospitality and Tourism Management, Big Data Analytics and MBA programmes have 1-year internship opportunities available for students. Some of these courses are available for both September and January intake.

Northumbria University

At Northumbria University, students can find postgraduate courses like Computer Science, Business with International Management, Business with Financial Management, International Business Management, Mechanical Engineering with Advanced Practice, Electrical Power Engineering with advanced practice, and Power and Renewable Engineering with advanced practice. 1-year internship is available with these courses either with advanced practice or study abroad opportunities.

Staffordshire University

The Staffordshire University has postgraduate programmes available in courses like MBA, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Power Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, all of which have internship opportunities available for a period of 6 months to one year.

University Of Hertfordshire

The University of Hertfordshire has courses like Advanced Computer science, Artificial Intelligence with Robotics, Software Engineering, International Business and Cyber Security available, with 1-year internship opportunities embedded. Most of the courses are available for both January and September intake.

Middlesex University

A Master’s degree in Global Supply Chain Management is offered with internships from 3-12 months at Middlesex University. Applicants should have a minimum of two years continuous work experience gained in a managerial or professional job following graduation. Applicants without an honour’s degree need to demonstrate relevant workplace experience to pursue this course.

De Montfort University

At De Montfort University, students can opt for the 'MBA Global' programme, which comes with an internship opportunity for 6 months. Students need not to have prior work experience for this programme.
The University needs minimum 55% from students completed their undergraduate studies (in any field), and an overall IELTS band of 6.5.
In addition, students can opt for postgraduate courses in any of the three fields of Engineering – Electronic, Mechanical or Software.

Oxford Brookes University

The 24 months long MSc in Computer Science has 12 months internship program. Students applying for this course must have a bachelor's degree in a computer-related subject. You may also be considered if your first degree is not in computing, but you have worked in the computing industry.

Manchester Metropolitan University

The postgraduate course in International Business Management at Manchester Metropolitan University allows students to intern for a year. The minimum entry criteria include 55% and above in business-related subjects and an IELTS overall score of 6.5.

Doing an internship is an ideal decision as it adds professional work experience from UK and exposes you to the work culture. It is an excellent platform to socialize and network with global future employers. Moreover, getting an internship might prove to be an avenue for gaining a permanent job with the same or a different employer.

If you are looking for any of the above courses in United Kingdom, then do let us know the intake and the course you are looking for. Our study abroad counsellors can help you with your applications and study visas and any other queries that you may have.

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