Degree apprenticeships

For employees

Combine work with study for a higher education qualification, developing your career and earning potential, with no loans, no debts and no age limit.

  • Earn while you learn with no need for a student loan - your fees are paid by the government and your employer
  • Achieve a nationally recognised qualification and gain professional accreditation or membership
  • Develop your career and increase your earning potential
  • Make connections with people in industry to help achieve your future career goals


We work closely with employers to provide educational and training solutions that meet employer requirements. We offer a range of degree apprenticeships based on available approved national standards and we are adding more to the list as new national standards become available.

* Courses marked with an asterisk are subject to University approval

Degree apprenticeships in digital technology, management and health

Available now

Degree apprenticeships in science, engineering and design

Available now

Under development for 2018/2019

  • Civil Engineer Degree Apprenticeship
    • BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering
  • Food Industry Technical Professional Degree Apprenticeship
    • BSc (Hons) Food Science and Engineering
  • Health Practitioner Degree Apprenticeship
    • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science
  • Laboratory Scientist Degree Apprenticeship
    • BSc (Hons) Biochemistry
    • BSc (Hons) Forensic Science
    • BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science
  • Postgraduate Engineer Degree Apprenticeship (Level 7)

Additional funding support for employers

Funding is available through Tees Valley Combined Authority to support SMEs who create apprenticeships in sectors facing high demand from employers, identified in the Tees Valley Strategic Economic Plan, including:

The initiative will also offer support to smaller companies taking on apprentices aged 19-24, often for the first time.

This support is designed to assist employers who are committed to creating a new apprenticeship or progressing an existing apprentice onto a higher level of apprenticeship. Apprentices must start their learning before 31 July 2018. The Apprenticeship training must be provided by a training provider approved by the Education Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).

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How to apply

You must already be employed and have the support of your employer to enrol on one of our degree apprenticeship programmes.

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