Apprenticeships available


The apprenticeship programmes currently available for those employed in England are;


Level 6

Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship (CMDA)

Apprentices will learn to lead projects, teams and operations, working towards and delivering on long term organisational goals. This apprenticeship prepares learners for professional managerial roles, and teaches finance, marketing and strategy.  

Cyber Security Technical Professional Integrated Degree Apprenticeship

Apprentices will learn to lead cyber security research and analytical teams and instruct on how to manage risks, and design and develop secure solutions. Apprentices will also have access to DMU's specialised computer labs and expert academics in the field. 

Digital and Technology Solutions Professional Degree Apprenticeship

This apprenticeship offers six unique specialisms, from Cyber Security Analysts to Network Engineer, it provides detailed knowledge in computing that fits the wider business world. 

Embedded Electronic Systems Design and Development Engineer Degree Apprenticeship

Relevant to a wide range of industries such as; Robotics, Aerospace, Automotive and Defence, this apprenticeship covers electronic and embedded software expertise and teaches apprentices how to design reliable, safe and cost effective circuits and devices.  


Level 7

Architect Degree Apprenticeship

The Leicester School of Architecture (LSA) has a strong history of developing emerging architectural specialists and will challenge the apprentice to discover or develop a personal stake in the architectural world.

Senior Leader Master's Degree Apprenticeship

Apprentice roles can include those in senior/significant positions in an organisation, and the learning focuses on creating direction and vision, strategic and change management, as well as identifying market trends and longer-term opportunities and risks. 

Executive MBA 

The Executive MBA addresses and responds to the changing demands and interactive situations of modern executive roles. This programme is designed to help you develop rich and versatile skill sets enabling you to manage the complex social, cultural, technical and organisational issues that arise in contemporary business markets and environments.

Postgraduate Engineer

The Postgraduate Engineer Master's Degree Apprenticeship is typically studied over two years and includes the following pathways:

  • Design and Development Engineer
  • Systems Integration Engineer
  • Engineering Business Manager
  • Research and Development Engineer
  • Manufacture/Production Engineer

During the programme apprentices will study core modules (some of which are common for all pathways) and will then make a choice from a list of elective modules. The elective modules have been carefully chosen and developed to reflect different industry sectors including energy and power, automation and robotics, design, and materials and manufacturing. An indicative list of core and optional modules (subject to validation) include: Advanced Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer, Advanced Solid Mechanics, Robotics, Digital Manufacturing, Structural Integrity: Designing Against Failure, Advanced Composite Materials, Systems Operations Management, Resource Efficient Design, Computer Aided Design and FE Analysis, Sustainable Energy, Low Carbon Transport, Environmental Management and Policy, Power Generation and Transmission, Energy Analysis Techniques, Mechatronic Systems Engineering and Artificial Intelligence, Programming and Software Engineering / Embedded Systems, The Engineering Business Environment, Study Skills and Research Methods, and Leadership and Management.


These programmes have various start times throughout the year, predominantly in Spring and then Autumn. A bespoke delivery cohort may be possible dependant on employee numbers from your organisation. 

To find out more about Higher and Degree Apprenticeships see our FAQs and guides for employers.

If you are an apprentice looking for more information see our FAQs for apprentices.

Find out more about our apprenticeship programmes in development.


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