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Higher and Degree Apprenticeships are an alternative route to attaining a full undergraduate or postgraduate degree qualification by offering learners the best of both worlds through combining university study with workplace learning.

Northumbria University is recognised as a leading Higher and Degree Apprenticeship training provider, ranking top 10 in the UK for Higher and Degree Apprenticeships (The Times Good University Guide, 2022) as well as being one of the first UK institutions to offer government-supported apprenticeship programmes.

With our ever-growing Higher and Degree Apprenticeship portfolio, we offer a verse range of apprenticeships across many sectors, so whether you have taken on a new recruit or have an employee you would like to upskill or see progress in your organisation, our extensive portfolio provides the perfect opportunity for employers to develop and retain their workforce whilst employees gain a full degree, or degree-level, qualification.

Discover more about how Higher and Degree Apprenticeships work by watching our What are Higher and Degree Apprenticeships video or learn the difference between the two with our frequently asked questions.

Develop an apprentice. Interested in an Apprenticeship for an employee? Image of male and female construction Apprentices gathered round a computer. We're the 9th largest provider of Apprenticeships programmes in the UK according to The Times Good University Guide, 2022. Want to upskill your workforce? We can help. Call 0191 215 6300. Image of an employer helping an apprentice on the computer. Become an Apprentice. Interested in an Apprenticeship for yourself? Image of male worker and female apprentice. Fees, funding and the levy. Image of coins falling. Business and workforce development events. Image of a business speaker in front of an audience. CPD and short courses. Images of an apprentice using a tablet. Register your interest in Degree and Higher Apprenticeships and we'll keep you informed about our expanding portfolio of courses.

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