Work placements

In cooperation with the Placement Teams in DMU Careers, we are supporting students to carry out work placements abroad by providing financial support to students through the Turing Scheme. Keep reading to learn more about the opportunity to work abroad.

Where can I find a placement?

To start your search for a placement we recommend that you explore the listings on MyGateway, that are added by the Placement teams. You may also wish to search for opportunities independently, however, we recommend that you speak with your Faculty Placement team first to ensure you are aware of all placement year requirements.

Contact information

If you need additional support and advice as part of your placement search we recommend that you get in touch with the following Faculty Placement teams:

FacultyEmailPlacement office
Art and Building 0.28
Business and Aston 0.36
Computing, Engineering and House 4.13
Health and Life Murphy 1.23

If you have general questions about funding, the application process and general support on offer, please email

Application Guidance

The deadline to apply for funding from DMU Global for your overseas work placement in 2024-25 (between May 2024 and September 2025) is 9am on Monday 12 August 2024. 

In order to secure financial support for your work placement, please email with details of your approved placement to receive the application information. Further details about eligibility criteria and the application process can be found below:

Financial Support

Students participating on a placement abroad pay a reduced tuition fee to DMU and also have access to financial support and funding. More information about this can be found by clicking the link below.

fees and support

DMU student stories

Tilda’s work placement in Amsterdam

Tilda Eriksson, a third-year student at DMU currently studying Fashion Buying with Design, shares her reflections on her placement year abroad at Hunkemöller, a global lingerie brand with headquarters in Amsterdam. Why did you decide to travel abroad with DMU Global on an overseas placement?  I decided to travel abroad for my placement as I…