MBA Senior Leader
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).
How to apply
Apply direct to an employer offering opportunities on the programme. Visit our website for details of current vacancies.
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 4 days of teaching per module.
- Leading and Managing Innovation
- Contemporary Issues in Business and Leadership
- Financial Analysis
- Entrepreneurship and Risk Management
- Strategic Management
- Option module one
- Option module two
- MBA Consultancy Project
- End Point Assessment
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.
- Increase your productivity – degree apprentices can keep your business up to date with the latest techniques and technology.
- 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.
- Apprentices must have an Apprenticeship Agreement. This is a contract of service between the apprentice and the employer, confirming the apprenticeship and the standard been undertaken. This will be supplemented by a ‘Statement of Commitment’ signed by the employer, Leeds Beckett University and apprentice, setting out the expectations, roles and responsibility of each party involved in the apprenticeship.
- Apprentices must be employed and paid at least a minimum wage appropriate to their age and job role.
- Employers are responsible for recruitment of degree apprenticeships. However, we can work with organisations to promote opportunities via our website.
- Employers must provide paid time off for on-campus study.
- 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 costs. * Subject to availability
For further information on apprenticeship funding visit the Governments website