When can the placement start?
Typically, students commence their placement any time between June and September after completion of their second year of study.
How long do science and engineering placements normally last?
The required length of a sandwich-year placement differs for each subject area, however, many organisations do tend to offer a simple 52 week contract.
Can the student complete shorter placements at multiple organisations to make up their sandwich year?
Students on all science and engineering degree disciplines, apart from Product Design, must complete a single placement with one organisation.
Product Design students are required to complete a minimum of 32 weeks which can be made up of a series of shorter placements and freelance work.
Which science and engineering degrees involve sandwich year placements?
Below is a list of science and engineering degrees that involve sandwich year placements. The number of weeks in brackets are required to be completed by a student in order to graduate with a sandwich-year degree.