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Teesside University International Business School

Degree apprenticeships

About degree apprenticeships

Degree apprenticeships were launched by the government in 2015.They are designed in partnership with employers and professional bodies. They are studied part-time while working, over the course of two or three years (plus an additional six months for the End Point Assessment to showcase skills and knowledge). Apprentices must be in employment and have the support of the employer to be eligible for our degree apprenticeships. Once you're ready to formally apply, get in touch and we'll work with you to progress the application.

Benefits for you as the employer

  • attract and retain top talent
  • demonstrate your commitment to staff investment
  • enhance and develop your workforce
  • fill higher-level skill gaps
  • grow your business
  • improve business performance
  • increase productivity
  • receive government funding or use your levy payments to pay for course fees
  • our degree apprenticeships can be tailored to your organisation's needs
  • the apprentice studies part-time at Teesside University International Business School, with the rest of their time in the workplace.

Benefits for you as the apprentice

  • 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
  • Develop your knowledge and skills to significantly impact on your business
  • explore academic thinking through real-world examples within a safe but challenging learning environment, to develop your knowledge, skills and attitudes to succeed.

Find out more

01642 738888

apprenticeships@tees.ac.uk

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