EY Degree Apprenticeship in Business Leadership & Management

Citygate, St. James Boulevard, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 4JD
Competitive salary
02 May 2019
17 Jun 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
With an EY Degree Apprenticeship in Business Leadership and Management, you'll gain real work experience within our Advisory Service Delivery business area. That means you'll be part of teams helping financial services companies manage different risks and regulations while you work towards a BA degree in business leadership and management - without the student loan.

What is Advisory Service Delivery at EY?

Financial services companies have never been more scrutinised or more highly regulated. We help our clients manage issues such as anti-money laundering and cyber security, so they can focus on what they do best.

What will you be doing?

You'll be constantly learning while helping deliver exciting, innovative client projects within teams that are shaping the future of business for some of the world's leading organisations. It's this combination of real-world experience and knowledge that speeds your progression to Associate level, then Executive and beyond.

You'll also:
  • Study one day a week towards your degree from Northumbria University
  • Opportunity to get qualifications in areas such as anti-money laundering, cyber security or mortgage advice

In addition to your degree, you'll gain a host of transferable skills, receive on-the-job coaching and support from a careers counsellor to ensure that you reach your potential.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You'll work as part of small high-performing teams, so working well with others, as well as be able to think critically, is essential
  • Determination, ambition and energy are essential in this role

Personal qualities

  • Communication
  • Enthusiasm
  • Team working skills

Desired qualifications

  • If you are currently at school/college, you must be completing 3 A levels, 5 Highers or equivalent qualifications, in advance of the programme start date
  • If you are working, you must have attained 3 A levels, 5 Highers or equivalent qualifications

To be considered for this opportunity you will have to satisfy the following additional requirements which are specific to this programme:
  • Be 18or over when starting the apprenticeship
  • Not in full-time education when starting the apprenticeship
  • UK/EEA Nationality or Permanent Residency Status
  • Residing in the UK/EEA for at least 3 years prior to starting your apprenticeship

Please note that these eligibility criteria are set down by the UK government and may be subject to change from time to time.

Future prospects

A role on the EY Degree Apprenticeship in Business Management and Leadership combined with achieving a degree, should not be underestimated in terms of the experiences it opens up. Having gained a grounding in aspects of finance industry and exposure to our large client base, you'll have awealth of practical experience to compound your theoretical knowledge. And this will open opportunities both inside and outside EY.

Things to consider

At EY, we are committed to bringing together the right candidates to create the high performing teams that provide our clients with the exceptional service they expect. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, abilities and experiences, creating a rich and diverse culture here at EY - one that can help you learn, develop and shape your career.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week), For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates