Degree and master’s apprenticeships are a fast-growing area of apprenticeship training, rising from 7.4% of new starts in 2016-17 to 17.5% of new starts in 2018-19. But do apprenticeships work for the Russell Group?
Despite its primarily academic mission, we argue in this white paper that universities within the Russell Group have some unique advantages when it comes to capitalising on some degree and master’s apprenticeships. And, in turn, how these apprenticeships offer the Russell Group some crucial benefits.
In the white paper we cover:
- How apprenticeships are related to the academic mission of top-level universities
- In what ways apprenticeships leverage the expertise of Russell Group universities
- Why apprenticeships help with student employability and widening participation
- How apprenticeships connect universities to local and national economic strategies