Professional Pathways

If you are an employer and interested in getting involved in the Professional Pathway programmes, please visit the employer-facing webpages here.

*Update on Professional Pathways programme - March 2020*:

Students shortlisted for the 2020 Professional Pathways programme will have been notified accordingly of changes we are making. If you are interested in applying for the 2021 programme, please register your interest here and we will be in touch later in the year with further details. If you have any questions, please get in touch with the team at Please be aware that during these exceptional circumstances, there may be a delay in the team responding to enquiries and we thank you in advance for your patience.

The Professional Pathways programme is a suite of sector specific training courses and paid week-long internships. 

The training will be delivered by industry experts, to provide you with a firm grounding in the relevant sector.

Following the employer-led training, you will undertake a paid one-week internship. For more information on each Pathway, please see:

Please note, Pathways to Data Analytics is a separately funded Pathway, run through the Q-Step Centre team. Dates and timings for this Pathway are therefore different, and for further details you can contact the team at

When applying, students should demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Team working
  • Communication and Presentation Skills
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Time Management and Organisational Skills
  • Creativity
  • Project Planning and Project Management

Please check the individual Pathways webpages for eligibility criteria. Most Pathways programmes are open to all undergrad and postgrad students from any discipline, year group and campus.