Career skills at the University of Nottingham International College

Career skills at the University of Nottingham International College

Get ready for the working world by the time you leave university. See how the University of Nottingham International College can help give you valuable employability skills that you can use throughout your career.

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

We’ll help you make the most of the various 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 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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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 Nottingham.

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

Why the University of Nottingham is great for employability 

 2nd most targeted

UK university by graduate employers (High Fliers Research 2023)  

Rolls Royce, KPMG, Deloitte and PWC

among key partnerships

Top 15 in the UK 

for graduate prospects (Complete University Guide 2023) 

Want to explore your study options?