The programme is innovative in its design and is at the forefront of best practice, blending interactive online study with campus based ‘face-to-face’ enquiry-led activities, drawing together the strengths of these different platforms to ensure a high-quality learning experience. At various points throughout the programme senior leaders from across the public sector will join us to share their experiences and offer case study examples allowing learners to benefit from the invaluable experience gained by others.
Typically, taught modules are assessed through a variety of essay-based and task-orientated assignments. Each module will include one or more assignments, equivalent to a total of 4000 words per module. You will have a personal tutor who will provide support and guidance throughout the programme, as well as a practice-tutor who will provide support you in your workplace.
Why study this course?
- Flexible delivery through online and campus-based study to accommodate learner and employer needs
- The programme is underpinned by research that is at the forefront of understanding and navigating developments in the sector
- Enrolment on the programme will enable you to build new networks and connections, develop as public sector service leaders and work with new ideas and approaches to solve organisational challenges
- In addition to your Apprenticeship, the University will provide you with membership of the Chartered Management Institute for the duration of the programme and one year afterwards as either a Chartered Manager or Chartered Fellow
- Fully levy-funding compliant with advice and guidance from our Apprenticeship team
The programme is also structured in such a way as to ensure that a community of practice is facilitated; providing a strong network of new leaders who will continue learning and supporting one another long after the programme is completed.
You will be required to complete six compulsory (core) taught modules for the PGDip and compile a portfolio of work-based evidence.
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Fees and funding
The Executive Apprenticeship will be paid for through your employer, there will be no costs incurred by you.
All employers who have a payroll over £3 million pay an Apprenticeship Levy. They can use this levy to fund your enrolment on the programme.
The normal admission requirement for our taught postgraduate programmes is a good first degree or an equivalent professional qualification. Subject to review of their CV and covering letters, candidates without a first degree may be admitted onto this programme. It will also be at the discretion of your employer whether you meet their requirements for the course.
How to apply
You will need to apply for the Executive Apprenticeship through your employer, who will have their own selection criteria.
Are you an employer?
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