Degree apprenticeships are being offered by employers in conjunction with universities. It is a new type of sponsored degree where your degree is paid for by your employer. You will work and study at the same time and you will finish with a full degree and no student loan to pay off.
As this way of getting a degree is relatively new the different types of degree apprenticeships being offered is changing all the time as more and more are being added and developed.
Here is a list of the current types of degree apprenticeships that are available. Click on the links for more information.
For anyone with a passion for aircraft and related technologies, this degree apprenticeship will train you as an engineer to work with commercial aviation, defence systems and space exploration.
Aerospace Software Development
As a Software Engineer in the aviation industry, you will be involved in influencing the way products are built, how they will need to be modified during their lifecycle and the provision of in service support systems.
As an Engineer in the automotive industry you will be trained to support the activities involved in bringing new products to market and enhancing existing products.
You will be trained as a Relationship Manager, which involves working closely with the bank’s business clients providing products and services to help them achieve their business goals.
Business & Finance
The role you train for with this degree apprenticeship will vary depending on the type company you work for but could cover Finance and Accounting, Marketing, Sales, Product Development, Manufacturing or Management. You will most likely specialise in one of these areas.
Degree apprentices will achieve a degree in Surveying and will become full chartered members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
These degree apprenticeships will train you in the management of building construction projects. You will either choose the Assistant Construction Site Manager role or the Assistant Construction Planner.
Defence Systems Engineering
A systems engineer in the defence industry will be involved in solving some of the most complex engineering either working in the problem definition or solution provision.
Digital Technology Solutions
Apprentices will be trained to develop business solutions using technology both for customers and internal business use in a range of areas such as cyber security, data analysis, network infrastructure and business and systems analysis. Your role will be to help ensure that businesses increase productivity through the use of technology.
Electronic Systems Engineering
This degree apprenticeship will prepare you to work in a wide range of sectors, using your knowledge of electronics and embedded software to design circuits or devices that provide a useful function and are capable of being manufactured at a competitive cost, are reliable and safe in use.
Laboratory Scientists are involved in scientific investigations and experimentation in their specialist field. You will learn to analyse, interpret and evaluate relevant scientific information, concepts and ideas and use these to propose solutions to problems.
Nuclear Scientist and Nuclear Engineer Degree Apprentice learn to enable systems and equipment to operate safely, efficiently and in an environmentally sustainable way.
On this degree apprenticeship you will train to become a fully qualified solicitor while you work.