Career skills at the University of York International Pathway College

Career skills at the University of York International Pathway College

At the University of York International Pathway College, we prioritise employability skills so you are equipped with tools that can be used 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

You’ll be able to build your career skills while you prepare for your university degree.

What’s included in your course:

Live careers events 

Links with university Careers Services 

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 Course or Pre-Master’s Course) on the application form. If it’s available for your subject area and start date, then select the option with internship.

What our students think 


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

At university and beyond

After you have passed your degree preparation course and gained valuable career skills, you can boost your employability skills even further at the University of York.   

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

  • You will have access to tailored support and extensive career resources 

  • Develop personally and professionally with York Futures and earn a York Award by the time you graduate

  • Choose to stay in the UK and work for up to 2 years after you graduate with the Graduate Route Visa

Want to explore your study options?