Management Practice (1 year top up) (Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship) BSc (Hons)

Key information

Start date: September 2020

Part-time: 1 year

Why choose this course

If you are an experienced management professional who has successfully completed a Level 5 Operations/Departmental Manager Apprenticeship or equivalent qualification, then this programme is designed for you.

Ranked top 10 for business and economics in the UK by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 by subject, our innovative Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship top-up combines theoretical and experiential education, with applied learning in the workplace.

You’ll learn through a blend of virtual online and face-to-face learning, meaning you can complete an apprenticeship with us no matter where you are based in England.

This top-up will also enable you to gain a full apprenticeship certification and a BSc (Hons) degree in Management Practice in just over a year while working with other like-minded professionals.

What you will study

Aimed at managers responsible for long-term organisational success, managing projects, operations or services, our top-up programme draws on the expertise of Surrey Business School, enabling you to explore practise-based learning while earning your degree apprenticeship.

You’ll develop your managerial knowledge, skills and behaviours and learn to take responsibility for people, projects and operations at a strategic and/or organisational level. You’ll also be taught by passionate academics and industry experts who have implemented successful business solutions and teach from experience.

Teaching will be based on current industry practice and research themes, enabling you to analyse and apply operational strategies in the context of the organisation including resource and supply chain management, workforce development, risk and change management.

Programme leader

Miss Anna Holland

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Apprenticeship structure

There are three parts to your apprenticeship:

  • Off-the-job training (programme of study at the University of Surrey) - 12 months.
  • On-the-job training (in employment).
  • An end-point assessment at the end of your programme - 3 months.

Find out more about the apprenticeship structure.

Modules

Modules listed are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that modules may be subject to teaching availability, student demand and/or class size caps.

The University operates a credit framework for all taught programmes based on a 15-credit tariff. Modules can be either 15, 30, 45 or 60 credits, and additionally for some masters dissertations, 90 credits.

The structure of our programmes follows clear educational aims that are tailored to each programme. These are all outlined in the programme specifications which include further details such as the learning outcomes:

This information has been prepared and published in advance of the academic year to which it applies. The University of Surrey has used its reasonable efforts to ensure that the information is accurate at the time of publishing, but changes (for example to course content or additional costs) may occur given the interval between publishing and commencement of the course. It is therefore very important to check this website for any updates before you apply for a course with us. Read more.

Assessment

Once your on-the-job training (programme of study) and off-the-job training is successfully completed together with your employer, we’ll agree that you’re ready to take the end-point assessment. This will take an additional three months on top of your programme of study.

Entry requirements

The university welcomes applications from learners who have previously achieved the Level 5 Operations/ Departmental Manager Apprenticeship Standard or equivalent Apprenticeship Framework.

Equivalent Apprenticeship Framework achievement includes Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship in Management, Higher Apprenticeship in Leadership and Management and relevant work experience which will be considered on a case by case basis (by the Surrey Business School).

In addition to meeting the precursory eligibility checks  applicants will be required to have :

  • A recognised qualification in Maths and English at minimum Level 2.  Applicants that cannot evidence prior attainment at this level, please contact apprenticeships@surrey.ac.uk to discuss whether it is possible for the University to support achievement of these while undertaking the degree apprenticeship.

Fees

Start date: September 2020

Part-time

UK/EU £10,500

Overseas To be confirmed

Overseas fees not applicable

Additional costs

As an apprentice, you are responsible for funding the costs of any travel or accommodation to attend face-to-face, off-the-job training, graduation ceremonies and replacement certificates for previous qualifications.

Funding

Degree apprenticeships are funded through the ‘Apprenticeship Levy’.

You won't have to pay tuition fees, and many of the associated costs will be covered by your employer*.  You will not be eligible to apply for any of the loans available through the Student Loans Company.

Apply

How to apply

If you have any queries about this apprenticeship and the application process, please contact admissions@surrey.ac.uk.

Application process

Following successful engagement with your employer and initial eligibility checks, you will be invited by the University via email to start your application which will include guidance to support you to fill in your application.

The guidance will include details regarding the Initial Assessment process and required documentation.

Once you have submitted your application, it will be reviewed and an outcome decision will be communicated with yourself and your employer.

Admission information

When you accept an offer of a place at the University of Surrey, you are agreeing to comply with the relevant policies and regulations, and our terms and conditions. These terms and conditions are provided in two stages: first when we make an offer and second when apprentices have accepted their offer and go through registration to study.

Please note, we our finalising our terms and conditions for degree apprenticeships and these will be made available shortly.

Terms and conditions

When you accept an offer of a place at the University of Surrey, you are agreeing to comply with our policies and regulations, and our terms and conditions. These terms and conditions are provided in two stages: first when we make an offer and second when students who have accepted their offers register to study.

Please note, we our finalising our terms and conditions for degree apprenticeships and these will be made available shortly.

Disclaimer

This information has been prepared and published in advance of the academic year to which it applies. The University of Surrey has used its reasonable efforts to ensure that the information is accurate at the time of publishing, but changes (for example to course content or additional costs) may occur given the interval between publishing and commencement of the course. It is therefore very important to check this website for any updates before you apply for a course with us. Read more.

Course location and contact details

Campus location

Stag Hill

Stag Hill is the University's main campus and where the majority of our courses are taught. 

University of Surrey
Address

University of Surrey
Guildford
Surrey GU2 7XH