Degree level apprenticeships at the AMRC

Posted on 25 Oct 2017 and read 476 times
Degree level apprenticeships at the AMRCSheffield University’s Management School (SUMS) and the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre’s (AMRC) Training Centre ( have announced a new ‘education route’ for degree-led apprenticeships.

They will create advanced management vocational apprenticeships for SMEs, world-leading organisations and their supply chains.

SUMS ( is in the 1% of business and management schools worldwide with Triple Crown accreditation.

The AMRC specialises in carrying out world-leading research into advanced machining, manufacturing and materials and its ground-breaking training centre equips apprentices with the skills to go on and regenerate the UK’s manufacturing industry.

This new vocational route into university — a further development of Sheffield University’s successful AMRC apprenticeship schemes — will feature an innovative curriculum suited to the skills, experiences and particular learning styles of the apprentices, while meeting the needs of employers.

Management School director Yvonne Beach said: “The School is known globally for its high-quality degree offer; we’re looking forward to delivering the renowned University of Sheffield learning experience to apprentices too.”

AMRC Training Centre director Kerry Thompson said: “The UK desperately needs skilled engineers to help boost productivity and growth.

"We are providing opportunities for apprenticeships and further postgraduate study, so our apprentices will not only have the crucial engineering skills required today by manufacturers in the region, but also the management skills needed to advanced their career.”

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