A post-experience postgraduate course giving mature degree apprentices a broad based business and management curriculum to enhance their credentials on the senior management route.
Maximum of £15,000 over two years.
The course is aimed at professionals with more than two years’ managerial experience who would like to add to their existing functional skill set by studying issues which impact upon a senior manager’s professional role. The MBADA will prepare degree apprentices for the transition to senior management and director level by teaching concepts useful for such roles in an organisation. This will be achieved through the use of various scenarios from the subject areas of operations, human resources, strategy, enterprise and finance.
Everything you need to know
What will apprentices learn?
- Leading and Managing Innovation (20 credits)
- Contemporary Issues in Business and Leadership (20 credits)
- Financial Analysis (20 credits)
- Entrepreneurship and Risk Management (20 credits)
- Strategic Management (20 credits)
- Option module one* (20 credits)
- Option module two* (20 credits)
- MBA Consultancy Project (40 credits)
- End Point Assessment
The following are indicative option modules (there may be some variance in the availability of option modules)
- Marketing Dynamics
- Operations and Logistics Management
- Forensic Accounting
- Cross-Cultural Human Resource Management
Applicants must be from the UK or have lived here for a minimum of three years and have indefinite leave to remain.
A minimum of two year’s managerial experience.
A 2:2 degree at Undergraduate level in any discipline equivalent to a UK honours degree or equivalent experience or training from within the work environment.
GSCE Grade C or equivalent in Maths or English (if you do not have this it will need to be achieved during the programme).
IELTS level 6.0 with no component below 5.5. (For non-English native speakers.)
How does the Degree Apprenticeship work?
The course will take up to 24 months to complete on a part time basis, combining blended learning of on-the-job applied learning/practice based learning with integrated academic learning. This blended approach is designed to be adaptable and flexible with a combination of face to face university teaching, online learning research and reflective practice and endpoint assessment.
Apprentices will be in full-time employment whilst studying towards their MBADA. Modules will be delivered in blocks with four days of teaching per module.
How to Apply
Apply direct to an employer offering opportunities on the programme. View our current vacancies for details of what apprenticeships are currently available.
T: 0113 812 4500
There may be flexibility over fees and start dates depending on the number of students from a single employer.
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Information for Employers
- Meet the unique needs of your business – with Degree Apprentices learning at work, they are able to develop the knowledge and occupational competencies demanded by specific job roles, and meet the unique needs of your business.
- Increase your productivity – Degree Apprentices can keep your business up to date with the latest techniques and technology, increasing your productivity for the future.
- Fill your higher-level skills gaps – higher-level skills are vital to business performance and economic growth. Through degree apprenticeships you can fill your higher-level skills gaps efficiently and effectively by tailoring the learning.
- Develop existing staff – you can develop your existing staff by allowing them to undertake a Degree Apprenticeship or enabling them to work with a Degree Apprentice in the workforce, through mentoring opportunities and more.
- Every apprenticeship must have an Apprenticeship Agreement. This is a contract of service between the apprentice and the employer, confirming the apprenticeship and the standard being undertaken. This will be supplemented by a ‘Statement of Commitment’ signed by the employer, provider and apprentice, setting out the expectations, roles and responsibility of each party involve in the apprenticeship
- Apprentices must be employed and paid at least a minimum wage appropriate to their age and job role
- You will be responsible for recruitment of Degree Apprentices. However, we can work with you to promote your opportunities via our website
- You will provide paid time off for on campus study
- Apprentices are required to undergo structured work experience to work towards the attainment of the standards required to become a Chartered Town Planner
- Apprentices require a workplace mentor who will oversee their development and coordinate projects and learning with the university tutor
If the annual pay bill of your organisation exceeds £3m you will pay for your apprenticeship training through your levy account.
If you are a non-levy paying organisation the government will co-fund your apprenticeship training by contributing 95% of the costs and you will pay the remaining 5% of cost.
For further information on apprenticeship funding visit the Government website.