For Apprentice Students
Whether you are a school leaver or years into your career, if you’d like to earn a full time salary whilst studying for a bachelors or masters degree which is relevant to your chosen career, a degree apprenticeship is for you. Your tuition fees will be paid by your employer and the government and you will also be paid a full time wage while you study. Your course will take up to three and a half to four years, to complete, studying part time.
Talk to your current employer about whether they will support you to study a Degree Apprenticeship or see our current opportunities to find a post that is right for you.
Is a Degree Apprenticeship right for me?
- By choosing a degree apprenticeship you can earn a full time wage whist studying for a degree, with your employer paying your university fees.
- You can increase your skills and knowledge, giving you the opportunity to reach higher earning potential, whilst enjoying a debt-free university education.
- It’s a great option if you want to study to improve your career prospects whilst progressing professionally, as our programmes are flexible and complement the tasks you are responsible for at work.
- You’ll gain experience working alongside industry experts and receive regular support from a workplace mentor and a tutor from the university.
- You are also entitled to paid time off for study.
- You’ll also be entitled to all the benefits that come with being a student here, such as teaching excellence, fantastic facilities, a full range of support services and access to our 24-7 library.
How to apply
We are unable to receive applications direct from individuals. Visit our current opportunities page for details of Degree Apprenticeship vacancies. Alternatively speak to your employer about how they could support you on a Degree Apprenticeship.
We currently offer Degree Apprenticeships in:
- BA (Hons) Business Management Practice (Chartered Manager)
- BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
- BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing
- BSc (Hons) Building Services Engineering (L6 Top-up)
- BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering
- BSc (Hons) Digital & Technology Solutions
- BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying
- BEng (Hons) Building Services Engineering
- FdSc Nursing Associate
- MSc Advanced Clinical Practice
- MA Town & Regional Planning (Chartered Town Planner Apprenticeship)*
*Subject to final approval of the Apprenticeship Standard.
We’re working hard with industry professionals and local and national companies to increase our Degree Apprenticeship portfolio. We are currently developing degree apprenticeships in the areas of:
- Social Work
- Healthcare Science Practitioner
- Chartered Legal Executive