Executive Education Apprenticeship

Our apprenticeship programmes

Our higher level degree apprenticeship programmes are accessible through the apprenticeship levy, with up to 100% of funding available to eligible organisations. View the programmes below to find out more information.

Executive Masters in Business Administration (Advanced Manufacturing Management) (EMBA)

The Executive MBA is an internationally recognised qualification for managers and other business professionals with at least three years of work experience after graduating with a first degree. The programme has been designed to develop in learners an up-to-date understanding of current academic thinking in the field and in the discipline of management. We seek to inform and inspire the change of existing managerial paradigms through our ambitious team of academics and practitioners. As such, it provides a forum for analysing and communicating the latest thinking in both professional practice and in the academic arena as it is important that leaders are equipped with the relevant competency, knowledge and skill sets in order to create real competitive advantage for organisations.

At a glance

  • The programme normally takes 2 years part-time, followed by an end point assessment which you will complete in 6 months.
  • You will normally be taught in 3 day block study periods at the Sheffield University Management School.
  • A first degree at 2.1 or above or equivalent work experience and/or professional qualifications.
  • A high standard of English with an IELTS of 6.5, with no less than 6 in each part.
  • At least three years’ relevant full-time work experience post-graduation.
  • Be employed in a relevant job role with a contract of a minimum of 30 hours a week.
  • Agreement from your employer to fund your programme, either through government co-funding or the apprenticeship levy.
  • Have the right to Abode in the UK.
  • Candidates who don’t possess a first degree can be considered if they can demonstrate exceptional work experience.
  • Our Triple Crown accreditation places us within the global elite of business schools.

  Visit the programme page

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Executive Masters in Business Administration (EMBA) 

The Executive MBA is an internationally recognised qualification for managers and other business professionals with at least three years of work experience after graduating with a first degree. The programme has been designed to develop in learners an up-to-date understanding of current academic thinking in the field and in the discipline of management. We seek to inform and inspire the change of existing managerial paradigms through our ambitious team of academics and practitioners. As such, it provides a forum for analysing and communicating the latest thinking in both professional practice and in the academic arena as it is important that leaders are equipped with the relevant competency, knowledge and skill sets in order to create real competitive advantage for organisations.

At a glance

  • The programme normally takes 2 years part-time, followed by an end point assessment which you will complete in 6 months.
  • You will normally be taught in 3 day block study periods at the Sheffield University Management School.
  • A first degree at 2.1 or above or equivalent work experience and/or professional qualifications.
  • A high standard of English with an IELTS of 6.5, with no less than 6 in each part.
  • At least three years’ relevant full-time work experience post-graduation.
  • Be employed in a relevant job role with a contract of a minimum of 30 hours a week.
  • Agreement from your employer to fund your programme, either through government co-funding or the apprenticeship levy.
  • Have the right to Abode in the UK.
  • Candidates who don’t possess a first degree can be considered if they can demonstrate exceptional work experience.
  • Our Triple Crown accreditation places us within the global elite of business schools.

  Visit the programme page

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Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering Competence

The Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering Competence provides management and business acumen to engineers, supplementing their engineering technical skills to support career development. It introduces learners to, and develops their skills and knowledge in, the broad areas of operations management, people and organisational behaviour, strategy and innovation. The management acumen is contextualised within engineering by the use of case studies and applied learning and assessment.

At a glance

  • The programme normally takes 18 months part-time, followed by an end point assessment which you will complete in 6 months. 
  • You will normally be taught in 5 day block study periods at the Sheffield University Management School.
  • A first degree in a relevant subject, e.g. BEng / MEng or a BSc in a STEM subject.
  • A high standard of English with an IELTS of 6.5, with no less than 6 in each part.
  • Be employed in a relevant job role with a contract of a minimum of 30 hours a week.
  • Agreement from your employer to fund your programme, either through government co-funding or the apprenticeship levy.
  • Have the right to Abode in the UK.
  • Our Triple Crown accreditation places us within the global elite of business schools.

  Visit the programme page

Click here to download the brochure

MSc in Management and Strategic Leadership

Designed for aspiring senior leaders, this transformative programme will equip you with the relevant competency, knowledge and skillsets in order to successfully navigate the complexities of modern organisations in their current and future competitive environments.

At a glance

  • The programme normally takes 2 years part-time, followed by an end point assessment which you will complete in 6 months.
  • You will be taught in block study periods at the Sheffield University Management School.
  • A first degree at 2.1 or above or equivalent work experience and/or professional qualifications.
  • A high standard of English with an IELTS of 6.5, with no less than 6 in each part.
  • Be employed in a relevant job role with a contract of a minimum of 30 hours a week.
  • Agreement from your employer to fund your programme, either through government co-funding or the apprenticeship levy.
  • Have the right to Abode in the UK.
  • Candidates who don’t possess a first degree can be considered if they can demonstrate exceptional work experience.
  • Our Triple Crown accreditation places us within the global elite of business schools.

  Visit the programme page

Click here to download the brochure