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Accountancy; Business; Actuarial Science. One of the big four accountancy firms, an apprenticeship here will set you up in the financial world. PWC have been running apprenticeships long enough for them to be well accepted, and for an apprenticeship to be as good a way of getting in as a degree. The training is excellent, and all roles in the company will be open to you.
Accountancy; Business; Actuarial Science
ICAEW Chartered Accountant (Accountancy & Business) only 80% of the degree, it will take a further year after you finish; BSc (Hons) Actuarial Science (Actuarial Science)
Newcastle University Business School; Henley Business School (University of Reading); Nottingham University Business School (Accountancy) Queen’s University, Belfast (Business) Heriott-Watt University (Actuarial Science)
Accountancy – 4 years; Business – 3 or 4 years; Actuarial Science – 5 years
3 A- levels (AAB or above) or equivalent plus GCSE Maths (A), English (B or above)
Accountancy – University plus work placements during one term each year Business – work experience with PWC in summer holidays Actuarial Science: University plus 2 x 6 month placements at PWC in London during years 3 & 5
Yes with 2:1 degree
Stating in 2013 that they wanted to increase the number of Degree level apprenticeships they run the "Flying Start" programme. This is the only company we have found so far that runs theirscheme alongside university courses. The website is clear and informative and they appear to be encouraging students to apply, posting a link and even a telephone number for Henley Business School. Perhaps unsurprisingly considering their profession, the approach is neat and tidy and the "Flying Start" looks to be underpinned by good solid groundwork.
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The aeroplane builder: top flight engineering with an emphasis on everything being done perfectly (for which we have often been thankful) and therefore on hands-on skills - graduate recruits get sent to the local FE college for a year before they are allowed near the factory floor. A good employer by all accounts.
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Accenture is a top-line business consulting company; this apprenticeship is in their IT consulting division, and the embedded degree is a solidly technical one. You will very rapidly be part of building real IT applications; expect to be living out of a suitcase near whichever client you are working for. If you have ambitions to move into their mainstream consulting business, make sure that you understand what this takes: their recruitment into this area is very Oxbridgey, and we are not clear how an IT apprentice could come up-to-status.
"Design and consultancy for natural and built assets", they say: a top-end global construction company based in Holland but with strong UK roots. This is an apprenticeship that leads to becoming a Chartered Building Surveyor - the top professional qualification with MRICS after your name, and a core role in a business like Arcadis. Long term prospects: the UK CEO is a FRICS; say no more.
Defence of the Realm. The armed forces take training seriously: you will find yourself taking courses with great regularity. A positive, enormously supportive environment which will push you as far as you can go, and build management skills into everything you learn. Start anywhere and end up with a degree. Forces life is a thing apart - quite strange if you have not encountered it among your relatives, but something that most of us can get used to (as our forebears did): instant obedience and initiative combined, and a very strong community.