Work and study with degree and higher-level apprenticeships

Study with a university leading the way nationally for degree apprenticeships. As an apprentice you would benefit from a world-class education and a job with one of the country's leading employers or an innovative and growing small business - giving you the best of 'both worlds'. You will:

  • achieve nationally recognised qualifications;
  • gain experience working alongside industry experts;
  • get a full-time job with market leading organisations
  • earn while you learn, so no need for student finance.

You'll be paid throughout your programme and your tuition fees are paid by your employer and the government. All of which could mean a debt free university experience.

Find out more about our current degree and higher apprenticeship programmes:

Chemical science

An innovative degree apprenticeship for technical employees working within chemical or allied industries who wish to enhance their career opportunities. The programme is also open to those newly recruited into the industry.

The qualification has been shaped by leading employers so that knowledge and skills are applied and embedded within the workplace to leverage your improving confidence and performance within the business context.

Digital & Technology Solutions

If you have aspirations of working in the digital and technology sector, then a degree apprenticeship could be your next step. It's a fantastic opportunity to enter this fast-developing profession.

The four year degree apprenticeship in Digital & Technology Solutions is an industry driven approach, where you work full time at some of the country's leading employers and innovative SMEs, while studying towards a fully accredited Digital & Technology Solutions degree with Manchester Metropolitan University.

You should earn a minimum starting salary of £12,000 per year and receive all the additional benefits that come with working in a digital or technology firm.

The first degree apprentices in Digital Technology Solutions at Manchester Metropolitan University

Legal Services

If you have aspirations of working in law, our apprenticeships are your opportunity to enter the profession via an exciting and innovative route.

As an apprentice in legal services, you will receive legal training and be able to specialise in a particular aspect of the law. You will work in a well-respected law firm and benefit from on-the-job training, together with a flavour of university life. You'll also enjoy access to the outstanding facilities at Manchester Law School and the wider university.

You could earn a minimum starting salary of £12,000 per year and begin a career in legal services in a position, such as:

  • Trainee legal executive
  • Paralegal
  • Litigation executive
  • Legal administrator

Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship

If you have aspirations of working in business or developing your career as a manager, then a degree apprenticeship could be your next step.

The Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship is a new approach to university level education. It opens the door to some of the UK's leading firms and high growth small businesses.

You will work full time, while studying towards a fully accredited BA (Hons) Business Management Professional with Manchester Metropolitan University. The apprenticehip is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), meaning successful apprentices will also be awarded a CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership and full Chartered Manager status.

You will also have the chance to study a sector specific pathway, such as hospitality, and achieve a degree that reflects your specialist expertise.

You will earn a minimum starting salary of £12,000 per year and receive all the additional benefits that come with a full-time job with some of the UK's leading employers.

You need to register your interest before applying for an apprenticeship.