Dumfries campus study group

Case studies

The Employability in Programme Development (EPD) projects set out to explore the feedback loop between the labour market and Higher Education Institutions. In particular, it attempts to assess the use of this labour market information in curriculum design. The project is premised on the assumption that the effective use of labour market information in course and programme design can enhance the employability of our future graduates.

The case study collection below covers a diverse cross-section of UK and mainland European universities and provides an insight into some of the most serious contemporary attempts to embed employability within the curriculum, drawing on labour market information.

Labour market informed curriculum design

Discipline -led initiatives

Paradigm shifting initiatives