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What will I study on the course?

Year 1Year 2Year 3
• Engineering mathematics and computing• Further mathematics and computing for engineering• Mechanics and manufacturing of modern materials
• Electrical engineering and instrumentation• Control systems and automation• Lubrication and wear
• Manufacturing processes and materials engineering• Professional responsibility and the engineering society• Machine element design and analysis of failure
• Fundamentals of science for engineers• Multidisciplinary project• Finite element analysis for machines
• Professional development for engineers
• Further science for engineers• Industrial project
• Introduction to design and CAD/CAM• Manufacturing systems• Project management.
• Operations management.• Introduction to asset management.

Degree Apprenticeship entry requirements:

You will need ONE of the following:

  • A minimum of two A-Levels at grade 6 (or B) or above, including a mathematical-based subject and a science, technology, engineering or an additional mathematics-related subject
  • An Engineering BTEC Level 3 with at least 120 credits at DM (Distinction Merit) level or above
  • EAL Diploma in an engineering-based subject at D (Distinction) level
  • Equivalent qualifications such as Cambridge Technical Levels at DM (Distinction Merit) or above

Plus A minimum of three GCSEs at grade 5 (or C) or above, in mathematics, English and a science, technology or engineering-related subject.

Candidates with a HND or Foundation Degree or who have completed the second year of a degree in a relevant subject can be assessed for direct entry onto the 2nd year or 3rd year of the programme (BEng top-up), but 1st year entry or an alternative pathway may still be recommended.

Candidates who have not studied in the UK can submit transcripts for qualifications equivalent to level 3 which the admissions panel will review and may be taken in lieu of the specified qualifications.

Applicants are required to successfully complete the AMRC Training Centre and employer recruitment and selection process to secure a place on an apprenticeship programme. 

If you are uncertain about whether your qualifications meet the entry tariff for the degree apprenticeship, please contact our recruitment team

How do I apply?

How do I apply?

Once you have decided on which apprenticeship is for you and you have checked that you meet the entry requirements, the next step is to apply. 
You can do this on our website here.

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Kim McMahon

"It’s brilliant learning and earning as part of your apprenticeship, as all that experience you gain is directed into the industry you want to develop your career in."

Kim McMahon - Apprentice Maintenance Engineer at Wavin UK Ltd