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Employers - Degree Apprenticeships

Throughout the apprenticeship journey, the School of Economics and Finance support you and your organisation at every stage.

Employer Guide

Information for employers wishing to partner with us

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In 2015, Queen Mary University of London became one of the first Higher Education Institutions in the United Kingdom to deliver Degree Apprenticeships. Delivering to both levy-paying and non-levy paying organisations, Queen Mary University partner with a diverse range of employers including a number of leading international financial services firms and banks, global pharmaceutical firms, national retailers, IT/technology companies and a growing number of SME’s and organisations from the third and charitable sectors.

Queen Mary: Is it the right choice?

  • WORLD-CLASS UNIVERSITY - We are in the top 125 universities in the
    world and the top 50 in Europe (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018).
  • DEGREE APPRENTICESHIP PIONEER - We were the first Russell Group university to deliver Degree Apprenticeships and we remain at the forefront of this type of delivery.
  • GO TO PARTNER FOR INDUSTRY - Close links with industry, including
    Goldman Sachs, GSK, BBC, Broadridge Financial, Experian, John Lewis, Xantura, Goji Investments, Sapphire Systems, Global and IBM.
  • EXCEPTIONAL FACILITIES - 105m on new facilities in the past five years. 7,700 square metres of new learning and teaching space with the opening of the £39m Graduate Centre in early 2017.
  • HIGH-QUALITY TEACHING - 9 Nobel Prize-winning alumni and staff. 55 academy and society fellows among Queen Mary academic staff. Personal Adviser support system for every Degree Apprentice.
  • INNOVATIVE RESEARCH - We ranked 7th in the UK for the quality of research, with 92% of our research assessed as ‘world-leading or internationally excellent’ in the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021).

Useful Links for Employers

The following links provide independent information and guidance about degree apprenticeships for employers.

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