Pharmaceuticals. Although Pfizer offers degrees in pharmaceutical science, it is not clear from its website that the degree will proceed beyond the foundation stage, or that a job will be available at the end of the apprenticeship, or what career progression within Pfizer that the apprenticeship will set you up for.
BA (Hons) Science; Chemical Science; Chemistry
Kent University; Greenwich University; Manchester Metropolitan University
3-5 years (depending on entrance qualifications)
A- level or Level 3 Apprenticeship plus GCSEs including Maths, English (C or above)
Via the National Apprenticeship website
4 days per week
1 day per week
Permanent job offer
Yes, if job available
Although Dr. Kate Barclay is a newly appointed member of the Institute for Apprenticeships, we did not find it easy to access details of their schemes. Finally, a nice woman in the Press Office came back to us, so because of her attitude we forgave them and didn't have to take any more tranquilisers.