FAQs for students
De Montfort University (DMU) offers those who have chosen to work, an alternative route to gaining a degree.
The DMU Higher and Degree Apprenticeships programme gives you the opportunity to secure a full-time role with an employer whilst working towards a full academic qualification. Our Apprenticeships are suitable for a company's existing employees or students looking to get into full-time employment.
Studying part-time, and open to any age group over 16, DMU’s Higher and Degree Apprenticeship programmes are the perfect way to start or enhance your existing career. They enable you to secure a full-time role with an employer whilst working towards a full academic qualification.
Each apprenticeship programme gives you the opportunity to benefit from an exciting new world of work and study – funded by the government and your employer, essentially giving you the chance to earn, learn and achieve a debt free qualification in the process.
What are the key benefits of university’s apprenticeships?
You will be equipped for success
Our programmes provides you with the skills, knowledge, experience and attributes to excel in the workplace.
You will develop in your role
Each programme is designed to meet the needs of your work position so that you will progress in line with the needs of your employer.
Funding for your Apprenticeship
Your employer and/or the government will pay the full cost of your apprenticeship programme.
You will be taught by professionals
Our tutors are practitioners with real-world knowledge of their field, providing you with an industry-relevant education backed up by academic knowledge.
Your studies will be practice-focused
Our work-based assessments and projects relate directly to practical challenges in your workplace making the subject relatable as opposed to abstract.
You can learn in a flexible way
Through innovative online resources, you will be able to study alongside your work commitments with both on the job training and classroom-based study.