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Entry Requirements and Fees

Prospective degree apprentices will be recruited directly by employers or be in employment and have any of the following:

  • 3 A Levels – Grade C or above (to include mathematics) or
  • BTEC vocational qualification at Level 3 or
  • Level 3 apprenticeship
  • Relevant work experience

Course content

This programme is open to both existing employees and newly recruited staff. On successful completion the apprentice will be awarded the Electronics and Electrical Engineer Degree Apprenticeship which includes the BEng Electronic and Electrical Engineering degree.

Read our Electrical/ Electronic Technical Support Engineer Degree Apprenticeship course guide. [PDF]

You can enquire about our degree apprenticeships by emailing

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Indicative modules

Year One (Level 4)

  • Level 4 Workplace Project
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Electrical Circuit Analysis
  • Programming for Engineers
  • Analogue Electronics
  • Digital Electronics

Year Two (Level 5)

  • Level 5 Workplace Project
  • Control and Power Engineering
  • Analogue and Digital Design
  • Communication Engineering
  • Power Electronics and Electrical Machines
  • Engineering Tools and Techniques (EE)
  • Embedded Systems and Internet of Things (IoT)

Year Three (Level 6)

  • Level 6 Workplace Project
  • Renewable Energy and Sustainability
  • Photonics and Optical Communications
  • Power System Operation
  • Power Electronic Converters
  • Mobile Communications

International English Studies

Include International English Studies: 

Teaching and assessment

Through the delivery of workshops, interactive seminars and practical, lab based activity the apprentice will develop their scientific knowledge, practical skills and the techniques required of a confident, capable engineering professional.

Additional Costs

Include Additional Costs: 

How does the money work?

  • The apprentice will pay no tuition fees. If a business pays the Apprenticeship Levy, the apprentice's tuition fees are paid from its Digital Account.
  • If a business does not pay the Apprenticeship Levy, the apprentice's tuition fees will be joint funded by the business and the Education & Skills Funding Agency.
  • Additional professional accreditation charges may apply.
  • The apprentice is eligible for employee benefits.
  • The apprentice is not eligible for a student loan.

Our degree apprenticeships are different

Unlike our traditional programmes, apprentices apply directly to an employer for a degree apprenticeship.

They are employed in a full time role while studying in partnership with the University of Chichester.