Information for apprentices
This Degree Apprenticeship has been created with industry in mind. Working alongside leading industry experts in the Engineering field, the programme turns engineering education on its head. Offering you the skills and knowledge needed to immediately begin making an impact in your workplace.
Who is this aimed at?
This Degree Apprenticeship is the equivalent to a Bachelor Degree (Hons), and is aimed at people aged 18 and over who want to gain a world-class degree whilst continuing to earn money in a full-time job. NTU's EESDDE Degree Apprenticeship gives students the chance to gain a BEng (Hons) in Electronic Engineering and invaluable experience that can then be applied immediately within the workplace.
People wishing to apply for the EESDDE Degree Apprenticeship must be in full-time employment for a minimum of 30 hours per week, with their contact of employment having the 'Apprenticeship Agreement' included within it. A full list of the entry requirements for the course can be found on the Electronic Engineering (Degree Apprenticeship) course page.
Fees & Funding
NTU's EESDDE Degree Apprenticeship fees are set at £27,000 with higher and degree apprenticeships being fully funded by an apprentice's employer, Government funding, or co-investment between an employer and the Government. An apprentice will not need to fund this course, and therefore is not entitled to student finance. For more information, discuss with your employer or visit the Government's website to learn more about the apprenticeship levy.
How is this course taught?
This course is delivered over 39 months via a combination of of taught day release and summer school sessions, totaling 40 days per year, and independent study. This unique blend of block, on campus university learning, and full time work gives apprentices a distinct advantage over traditional graduates, allowing them to become confident with applying theoretical knowledge and skills gained at NTU to a commercial setting much quicker, helping them become an indispensable member of the workplace prior to even graduating.