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Rocket-science. Those of us ancient enough to have been British and conscious in 1983 will remember one of their products all too well: the Exocet missile. With the future set for missile vs drone wars, MDBA looks an exciting place to be. This is a general business apprenticeship. The extent of financial support offered, the nature of the degree and the status of the subsequent employment are not made obvious.



Degree offered

Higher Business Apprenticeship (Sponsored Degree)


University of Hertfordshire




4 years

Entry requirements

300 UCAS points – BTEC or A-level

Application process

Online + evaluation – online test – assessment

Working hours

37 per week

Training house

3.5 days

Study hours

1.5 days

Starting salary

£14,000 plus benefits

Permanent offer


Early exit penalties

Yes (but might be subject to change)

GCG view

A pro-European website (lots of flags), unsurprisingly perhaps from a missile manufacturer and we were given comprehensive answers to our questions. Judging by the information they hand out on apprenticeships, they do a thorough job which should make us all sleep more soundly.



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