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Overview

Pearson College are a nascent university, part of the Pearson educational group that includes EdExcel. Reputable. They offer 3 degrees: a degree they run for the BBC (see BBC), an internal scheme, and the fascinating 'rotational apprenticeship' in business management (validated by the University of Kent): you spend a year with your first employer, the next with another, and the third back at base. Lots of online learning. Choice of employers this year is IBM, Pearson and Kantar Value Added, but other employers appear to be involved.

Field

Business Management

Sector

Education

Degree offered

BA (Hons) Business Management (Rotational)

Provider

Pearson

Based

London

Duration

3 years

Application process

Online + Workshops + Interview

Working hours

4 day per week

Study hours

1 day per week

Starting salary

£15,000

Permanent job offer

Yes

GCG view

This is a business/business school which partners with other companies and also runs its own scheme. They are easy to talk to and are trying hard to make sense of the initiative and make the best use of it. The rotational degree is brand new and it's not clear how experimental it is, might not be here next year.

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