Work and study with degree apprenticeships

Explore how a degree apprenticeship could be the right choice for you.

Degree apprenticeships offer an exciting route into degree level learning. Focussing on the skills areas employers want and need, you’ll achieve a work-based university qualification at degree or master’s level, while gaining valuable work experience and applying your learning in the workplace. You’ll earn a competitive salary and your tuition fees will be covered by your employer and the Government.

Why ARU?

We are the leading provider of degree apprenticeships in the East of England.

We’ve supported over 2,000 apprentices to date, so you can be assured you’re in safe hands.

You will have access to ARU's state-of-art, Covid secure campuses, excellent library facilities and digital support online.

Our growing range of degree apprenticeship courses covering a wide variety of roles and disciplines, each one designed for future-ready talent.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible to apply for one our degree apprenticeships, you’ll need to either have the support of your current employer or secure a full-time apprentice position with an employer in a related role.

If you’re looking to secure an apprenticeship role you might be interested in the current vacancies from our partner employers. If you have the support of your employer or you have questions about securing a suitable role please get in touch and our apprenticeship experts will be happy to help.

Our courses

Explore our growing range of degree and masters level apprenticeships

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Current vacancies

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What our apprentices say


Nursing apprentice at the Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust

I chose to do the apprenticeship because I was able to continue working and did not lose any financial benefits. I was able to study at any pace in harmony with my life as a family man.

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Who we're working with

Here are some examples of some of the fantastic organisations we’re partnering with to provide degree and Masters level apprenticeships.

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Want to talk to someone?

If you’d like to discuss any aspect of degree apprenticeships, then our designated team of experts would be delighted to hear from you.