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Undergraduates can offer you a range of specialised skills and experience, and more general transferable skills. 

Transferable skills 
In the course of their work, work experience, voluntary work and leisure pursuits, students develop many transferable skills that are essential to the workplace. You as an employer will want to know that a placement student can 'fit in ' to your team. The list below conveys the typical skills undergraduates are likely to develop through their degree: 
 
communication skills time management planning
adaptability information management prioritising
team working problem solving interpersonal skills
presentation skills evaluating listening skills
analaytical skills initiative  

Degree related skills 
Students will also develop skills that are directly related to their academic specialism. 
Examples of these are as follows: 
 
Scientific
arrow A student studying Biotechnology at the University of Abertay Dundee will study a range of subjects including biotechnology in agriculture and horticulture, immunotechnology and haematology and serology.
arrow Studying Environmental Science at the University of Stirling will equip students with field work skills, laboratory practice, statistics, and IT skills.
arrow Studying Chemical Engineering at Paisley will provide students with a strong foundation of mathematical sciences, chemistry, physics and computing
 
Business & Administration
arrow Marketing Management at Napier University equips graduates to work in marketing management posts in all areas of industry, commerce, services and the public sector.
arrow The University of Dundee offers a BA in Public Management & Administration, which equips students with skills in public administration, general management, human resource management and financial management.
arrow Students studying Business Studies at the University of Edinburgh will study key concepts of management, finance, production management, marketing, and management of people .
 
Computing and Information Technology
All of the universities offer courses in this field and consequently students on such courses become skilled in a range of areas including programming and knowledge of applications and professional issues. Students on certain courses also specialise in web page design and multi-media techniques. 
   
Other academic fields
The Scottish universities offer a very wide range of courses, including areas such as finance, law, the media, art & design and hospitality, in addition to those mentioned above. Refer to the relevant prospectus through the links above, and explore some of the courses relevant to your sector.
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