The Internship Graduate Certificate (IGC) is a highly distinctive programme which combines a high quality internship, with intensive career management learning. Internships are available across Scotland and in China.
The programme offers an exceptional opportunity to boost your employability – whether you want to break into graduate employment for the first time or develop your experience internationally, are seeking ways to further develop your career path or are looking to gain experience to help you make a career change.
Internship Graduate Certificates (Scotland or China)
Struggling to take the next step on your career path? Finding it hard to prove to employers you have
what it takes? Is your lack of professional level experience holding you back? This programme can
help you gain the vital experience necessary and equip you with the practical employability skills
needed to manage your own career.
The Internship Graduate Certificate (IGC) is a highly distinctive programme starting with a 4-week
intensive Career Management Module at Dundee. This is followed by one of 2 routes:
1. IGC China: 5 month internship in China where you’ll live in shared accommodation and have
access to in-country support and advice.
2. IGC Scotland: 6 month internship with a Scottish organisation with call-back days to University for
The programme consists of two credit-bearing modules:
Module 1: Preparation and Planning (20 credits)
Over 4 weeks, you’ll enhance your self-awareness, career management skills and understanding of the
world of work – preparing you for your internship. Through highly interactive classes, you’ll learn about
project management, team working, commercial awareness, networking, presentation skills and more.
Module 2: Internship and Development (40 credits)
Through the graduate-level internship and further developmental learning you’ll be equipped with
the career planning skills you need to search for your next job and to manage your own career.
Prior to the beginning of the programme, you will be carefully matched to an internship opportunity
to suit you. On the Scotland pathway, internships may be anywhere in Scotland. On the China
pathway, internships are in Zhu Hai, China.
Full details of how to apply through UKPASS (including information on tuition fees)
can be found at: http://www.uod.ac.uk/igc
Further information, contact:
Careers Service • Tel +44 (0) 1382 384017 • email IGC-Careers@dundee.ac.uk