Accelerate your ambitions with a Gold-standard apprenticeship at the University of Derby.
At the University of Derby, we are proud to be pioneering practical Higher and Degree Apprenticeships, designed in conjunction with employers to embed new skills and grow talent in the workplace.
We work with a number of high profile businesses including Rolls Royce, NHS and exclusively with the Institute of Quarrying to develop the workforce and to shape the future of their organisations.
Our work-based routes into higher education combine on-the-job training with degree-level academic learning, producing capable and competent employees in a range of careers.
We offer apprenticeships in subject areas including digital and technology, cybersecurity, aerospace engineering, and nursing from levels 2- 6. While we currently do not offer any level 7 apprenticeships we are interested in developing these with employers.
So whether you’re looking for the next step after completing your GCSEs or would like an alternative route to achieving your degree – you can do it all at Derby.
We’re rated Gold for Teaching Excellence
The University of Derby has been awarded a Gold rating by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE). This puts us in the top 20% of all providers in the UK for the quality of our teaching!