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Glaxo Smith Kline, as was, a pharmaceutical major with strong UK roots. Their degree apprenticeship is in 'digital and technology' and, as with other such opportunities in the IT departments of non-IT businesses, it matters a lot for your future (which is likely to involve moving between similar departments in widely different companies) who provides the degree, what modules you study and what software you will be working with on the job. None of this is apparent from the GSK website.


Digital Technology



Degree offered

BSc. (Hons) IT Management & Business


Stevenage; Ware


4 years

Entry requirements

320 UCAS points inc. 1 Science A-level plus 5 GCSEs inc. Maths, English, Science

Application process

Online + Assessment


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Spirits lifting, we found a lovely "degree apprenticeships" tab on their careers menu and from that we learnt most of the basic information you need. They also score for telling you that you can apply for 2018 in November but when it came to HR they were elusive and we don't have all the facts.


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