Study UK: Preparing for work
Get ready to search for and start a new job by identifying and building the employability skills needed to find your career path.
Who is the course for?
The course is for international graduates of UK Higher Education entering into, or returning to, the employment market, globally. They can have studied either in the UK, or for a UK HE qualification overseas via TNE.
The course is for all international graduates (undergraduates and postgraduates). To give a sense of scale of the potential audience, there are 12 million international students who have graduated from a UK HEI in the last ten years.
What topics will you cover?
Week 1 – Getting ready
Identifying your skills and setting goals
Choosing the right job
Networking and building relationships
Week 2 – The job application process
Writing clear CVs and covering letters which communicate your skills
Handling job interviews
Getting ready for day one at work
Future of work and skills development
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Identify your strengths and use these to reflect on your career path
Demonstrate a range of professional skills that can help you succeed in any workplace
Develop an effective strategy to get the right job for you
Collaborate, network and communicate more proficiently with people from different cultural backgrounds and in different cultural contexts