Placements in Computing

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Our students are encouraged to apply for a summer work placement in order to gain contacts and experience in a real-world setting. The Summer Work Placement Module is of twelve weeks duration (but this can include two weeks of holiday, if agreed with the academic and industrial supervisors).

We are always happy to hear from companies who are willing to give a student the opportunity of a placement within their organisation. If you would like to view our students' CVs, or should you wish to get in touch for more information, please contact us at

Over the last few years, our students have been on placements with the following companies: 

  • Aberdeen University
  • Bristol University
  • Careers Service - University of Dundee
  • Computing University of Dundee
  • Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design - University of Dundee
  • Dynamo Games
  • Electronic Engineering - University of Dundee
  • Gift Juggler Limited (
  • Google (US)
  • Hillcrest
  • Molecular Microbiology - University of Dundee
  • NCR
  • NHS Tayside
  • Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (Germany)
  • Police Scotland
  • Royal Bank of Scotland (London)
  • Sapec Agro (Portugal)
  • Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
  • Singularity (Ireland)
  • STAR Dundee
  • Stena Drilling Limited
  • TAG Games
  • Toby Churchill Ltd
  • Toshiba Medical Visualization Systems
  • TRS Ribbon