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The BBC offers a 'Business Management Higher Apprenticeship' which lasts two years and runs coterminously with a two-year BA degree in Business Management from Pearson College. You'd have to be insane to take this on due to the learning and experiences that others pack into five years being squashed into two. Then again, if you are after a career in media management ... No promise of a job at the end, so this feels more like BBC fulfilling a public duty than a real apprenticeship: make sure you talk to some graduates of the scheme and understand what jobs they all get afterwards.





Degree offered

BSc. (Hons) Business Management


Pearson Business School




2 years

Entry requirements

3 A-levels or BTEC plus 5 GCSEs (C or above)

Working hours

4 days per week

Training hours

Extra module

Study hours

1 day per week

Starting salary


Permanent offer


GCG view

They may see themselves as the nation's mouthpiece but the only communication we could get was an auto-response message (3 times). Pearson College on the other hand, was friendly, spoke to us and pointed us to more information.


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