Why do a placement? Increase your knowledge Gain new perspectives, experience and enhanced skills that can only be achieved on a placement. Achieve a better degree Evidence clearly shows that a student who does a placement year achieves better final results than those who don’t. Develop key skills A great opportunity to develop proven personal and social skills within a workplace environment. Make better career choices Discover more career options and find out if you will truly enjoy working in a career before finishing your degree. Earn money while you study Many placements offers competitive wages and are paid well.