Employability and careers
Merchant City, Glasgow
Employability is at the heart of all of our courses. They are designed with input from industry to
ensure a range of features that enable our graduates to stand out in the employment market.
Your learning experience will be an authentic one, informed by
practices established in the workplace as well as the research
that underpins them.
Leading employers in your sector work with us in partnership,
to ensure that the course you study remains relevant to
their needs. This, along with world-leading research and live
practical problem-solving, is what sets your postgraduate
experience apart from others.
A work placement introduces you to potential employers and
lets you learn in a real-life situation. Work experience builds
your confidence, your professional reputation and network.
Everyone may ignite their entrepreneurial spark with UHatch -
the University’s social enterprise incubator. By accessing expert
business knowledge, increasing your network of contacts and
receiving expert start-up support, you can achieve more during
your time here.
I can’t thank the University enough for all the support they have given
me both during my studies and beyond. I would never have progressed in
this industry if it wasn’t for the practical skills, experience and knowledge
I gained while at GCU.” Amy, 2019 Alumni of the year