The apprenticeship runs over a maximum of 5 years and incorporates a part time day postgraduate or block study diploma at the University or at company* and online delivery through University of Derby Online (UDOL). The apprenticeship should achieve an MSc in Control and Instrumentation worth 180 UK credits (90 ECTS credits).

A postgraduate programme will form part of the whole programme of study for the Process Automation Engineer Degree Apprenticeship.