Student Recruitment Degree Apprenticeships

Birmingham City University
Birmingham, West Midlands
£18,121 - £19,696 per annum
22 Aug 2017
22 Sep 2017
Start Date
24 months+

Birmingham City University

Marketing and Communications Department

Location: University House
£18,121 to £19,696 per annum 
3 Years, 3 Months Fixed Term Contract
Reference:  082017-278

Our Business

With around 23,500 students from over 80 countries, Birmingham City University is a large, diverse and increasingly popular place to study. We put students at the heart of everything that we do, giving them the best opportunity for future success. The university has an enviable reputation for providing quality, student focused education in a professional and friendly environment. Our superb courses, state-of-the-art facilities, first rate staff, and focus on practical skills and professional relevance is producing some of the country’s most employable graduates.

Not Just Any Programme

Our degree programme is designed to help you learn about our business and make a real difference to the way we operate. Throughout the three year programme, you’ll work for the Student Recruitment Team. Your work will cross over a number of different teams within the Universities Marketing and Communications service. Giving you an invaluable insight into how we work. You will get involved in day-to day activities with real objectives and a chance to innovate. This will enable you to transfer your academic learning directly into the workplace. The best bit is we cover your university fees whilst paying you a competitive salary as you complete the programme.

As part of the three year programme, you will study for a BA (Hons) Business Management degree which is accredited by Chartered Management Institute with Birmingham City University (BCU) – a leading edge provider in delivering degree apprenticeships. You will complete your degree through a mixture of virtual and on-campus study at Birmingham City University’s state of the art facilities. The University is located in the centre of Birmingham, close to all major transport links.

Do You Have What We Are Looking For?

You will have (or be predicted to achieve) at least 280 UCAS points (or 112 points in new ratings) at A-Level in any discipline excluding General Studies. You will also have GCSE grade C or above in Maths and English Language (or equivalent). You should have great organisation skills, be IT literate and have a good attention to detail. But more than this, we want you to be passionate about joining our brand, proactive, confident and curious. You will need to have some work and/or volunteer experience under your belt. If you think this is for you, apply now for one of our four placements.

To be successful at Birmingham City University you need to be able to build great relationships and demonstrate your ability to work in a professional manner. If you can showcase all of these attributes and you're seeking a role where you can gain real business experience, then this could be the programme for you.


As you'd expect, as a world class brand we offer world class benefits which include:

•       A 3 year contract

•       A competitive apprentice salary

•       32 days holiday per year, plus bank holidays

•       Additional benefits, including pension scheme and private medical insurance

•       Access to BCU’s academic community and facilities

•       Chartered Manager status

•       NUS Extra Student discount

•       Support from a leadership team mentor from within the business

•       Regular reviews to support your progress

•       Placement in Birmingham City University Student Recruitment Team

•       No university fees, these are paid for by us – earn as you learn

*Each year you will have an opportunity to have your salary increased based on your academic and professional performance

After completing your online application, successful applicants will be invited to an assessment and interview in September.

To apply for this exciting opportunity please go to the link below, remembering to attach your CV and Cover Letter (applicants are advised to remove their personal details, including name, from these documents)

For more information about applying and for the job description for the post, please see the current vacancies on the BCU website:

Closing Date:  Wednesday 06 September 2017
Interview Date:  Thursday 14 September 2017 

Alternatively if you require the application in a different format please contact the Human Resources Department at or on 0121 331 6693.

Birmingham City University holds an Athena Swan Bronze Award and promotes the advancement of gender equality through Representation, Progression and Success for All. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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