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Business Degree Apprentice 2020 (Level 6)- Bolton

Throughout the life cycle of our products, a multitude of skill and expertise is required. At MBDA our Business and Support functions cover a wide range of fields, from HR and Finance to Sales and Business Development and Communications. Each one is crucial for our continued growth. And each one has its part to play in ensuring we deliver on our promises to our customers.

The Opportunity

Our Business Degree Apprentices are given a unique insight in to various functions within MBDA. By the end of this four year programme they begin the next stage of their career in a part of the business that they have experienced, and are keen to continue working in.

You will experience placements in some of the following areas:

  • Major Equipment Procurement
  • Logistics
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Quality
  • Project Management
  • Industrial Engineering

In addition you will spend one of your placements working from our Stevenage office (subject to available placements and any restrictions).

Programme Structure

You will study towards a Business Studies degree at Bolton University for 4 years, which we will fully fund. You'll work within our business on rotational placements for the remainder of the week. This way of studying allows you to earn an academic and nationally recognised qualification as well as gain hands on learning experience within a professional and friendly workplace. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to join an apprenticeship scheme that has developed winners of some of the most prestigious apprenticeship awards in the UK.

Study on this programme will be a blend of virtual and face to face, with one day of your working week at University.

Entry Criteria

This role has specific qualification level and subject criteria - please make sure you carefully check your eligibility against this criteria as we cannot consider applications from anyone that does not meet the following requirements:

5 x GCSE qualifications at Grade 4 or higher, to include Maths and English

In addition to:

120 UCAS points through A level qualifications in any subjects


120 UCAS points through BTEC Level 3 extended Diploma in any subject (equivalent to DDM)

A basic level of ICT skills is beneficial for this role

All graduates, undergraduates and apprentices at MBDA are required to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to their respective role. Some roles, may be reserved for UK nationals and certain categories of information may be restricted to UK nationals also. To gain suitable clearance individuals will need to have lived in UK for up to 5 years dependent on the level of clearance required

Rewards and Benefits

You'll no doubt have seen all the information on our website about our comprehensive and customisable benefits package, such as our fantastic flexi system. For a reminder of all the benefits you could enjoy click here.

MBDA is committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

Business Degree Apprentice 2020 (Level 6)- Bolton

Bolton, UK
Degree Apprenticeships
A levels /advanced GNVQ

Published on 14 Dec 2020

Deadline 15 Feb 2021