Paid placements at Salford Business School

Salford Business School students

Become part of the new generation of innovative and entrepreneurial leaders at Salford Business School. Our courses prepare you for the world of work by putting your knowledge into practice on real-world projects, placements and challenges set by our industry partners.

We are based just minutes from Manchester city centre, which has been named the third-best city in the world by Time Out in 2021!

Want to take a placement year and get paid?

Practise what you've learned and develop your soft skills by taking a paid placement.

You will get paid a salary and you will not need to pay any tuition fees for that year.

As we have close links with businesses of all sizes from international brands to micro-organisations, you will have lots of opportunities to get an exciting placement. 

Although you are responsible for finding your placement, our employability team will support you with this. They will help you with your CV and interview skills and support you in developing connections with employers.

Some of the organisations where students go on placement include:

  • Ernst and Young (EY)
  • Booth Ainsworth
  • IBM
  • Salford City Council
  • NHS
  • Enterprise Rent A Car

Watch this video to hear more about our students’ experiences on placements:

Salford Business School students on placements

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More reasons to study at Salford


Study in a multicultural and supportive environment where the staff know you by name and your classmates become your friends for life.


Learn at our modern and spacious green campus, minutes from Manchester city centre - ranked the third best city in the world (Time Out).


Range of scholarships for international students including a £3,500 discount on fees.

Our career-focussed courses

Explore our business management courses, click on the links below:

BSc Business Management
BSc International Business Management
BSc Business with Human Resource Management
BSc Business Management with Marketing
BSc Business Management with Law
BSc Business Management with Finance
BSc Business Management with Economics
BSc Business Management with Innovation and Technology
BSc Business Management with Sport
BSc Business with Supply Chain and Project Management

All programmes are available with Professional Placement Year and International Foundation Year.

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