Degree Apprenticeships

Our range of Higher and Degree Apprenticeships allow you to gain an academic qualification and degree whilst you work.

What is a Degree Apprenticeship?

Higher and Degree Apprenticeships allow you to study for a qualification while working for your employer. A Degree Apprenticeship allows you to graduate with an honours or master’s degree. A Higher Apprenticeship will grant you a professional qualification equal to a foundation degree.

  • Get the best of both worlds by combining work and study without the fees

  • Gain in-demand skills with work-based learning

  • Discover tailored career prospects and job progression

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Is a Degree Apprenticeship right for me?

  • A Degree Apprenticeship allows you to earn a full-time wage without having to pay your fees.
  • You can apply your theoretical study to first-hand experience in the world of work.
  • Gain in-demand skills whilst progressing in your career professionally.
  • Degrees that are tailored to you. They are flexible and can be all about what you want to gain from your degree and work experience.
  • You can benefit from paid time off, should you need it for study.
  • Enjoy the best of both worlds. You'll be entitled to paid time off and all the benefits of being a student at the University. These include access to our state-of-the-art facilities and student discounts.

How to get a Degree Apprenticeship

Find an apprenticeship course

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Degree Apprenticeships A-Z

We have a range of Degree Apprenticeships to help you boost your career and gain professional experience.

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Lucy tells us what it's like to study a Degree Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship subcontracting

For information regarding apprenticeship subcontracting, please visit our apprenticeships page

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