Career skills at the University of Brighton International College

Career skills at the University of Brighton International College

Building your career skills is one of the key benefits of studying abroad. See how studying at the University of Brighton International College can improve your employability and help you stand out in the job market.

Before your course

Get early access to employability resources with Pathways Preview.  

Before you start your degree preparation course you can make use of Pathways Preview, an extra resource to help you think about your employability before you start your studies. 

With Pathways Preview, you can: 

  • identify and join professional bodies and organisations

  • engage with professional groups

  • access useful resources 

  • attend professional events 

  • get career advice from successful people.  

During your course

You’ll have lots of opportunities to build your career skills during your time at the College. 

What’s included in your course:

Live careers events

Professional certifications and development resources

Skills portfolio

Practical projects

Real-world assessments

Work experience opportunities

Take a pathway course with internship

Gain extra work experience with this study option, which includes an integrated online internship taken in the UK.

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Why take a pathway course with internship?

Applying for a pathway course with internship is easy!

Simply select your preferred course type (Foundation Certificate, International Year One or Pre-Master’s) on the application form and, if it is available for your subject area and start date, then select the option with internship.

Here’s how our courses help you shape your future

Employability skills, networking and work experience can all make finding a job easier.

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We embed employability skills into our degree preparation courses so that you can make the most out of your study abroad experience.

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What our students think


of College students felt their course helped them develop skills useful for their future career  

After your course

When you complete your degree preparation course, you can still rely on our support with Pathways Extra.   

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At university and beyond

Once you have passed your degree preparation course and gained valuable career skills, you can develop your employability even further at the University of Brighton.

How the University of Brighton can help you prepare for the future:

  • The University has links with over 1,800 businesses, and plenty of work placement opportunities

  • The Careers and Employability team offers a range of services to support your professional development, including organising events like Brighton Works Week, a week of workshops, webinars and exciting virtual careers events

  • Choose to stay in the UK and work for up to two years after you graduate with the Graduate Route Visa

Want to explore your study options?