Business Management (including Financial Services)
What's Business Management (including Financial Services) like?
With a Graduate Apprenticeship in Business Management, you’ll build a career in a sector bursting with opportunities. This apprenticeship helps you aim for roles in many sectors including:
We've worked with colleges, universities and industry employers to create this qualification. You'll gain the skills and knowledge the industry expects from a graduate - and earn yourself a degree.
You'll gain a Graduate Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 10. When you complete it you'll achieve the following qualification(s):
BA (Honours) degree in Business Management at SCQF Level 10
A Graduate Apprenticeship is about much more than getting a degree. Because it’s work-based, you’ll also gain useful experience and skills in areas such as:
organisational performance, including digital business and project management
interpersonal excellence, such as communication and managing people
personal effectiveness, including decision-making
change management, including communications and political context
human resources, including legal requirements and management
sales and marketing, including customer behaviour and planning
procurement and supply chain management
international trade, including globalisation and cultural awareness
financial services, such as international finance, business analytics, risk and investment
The main content areas in this Graduate Apprenticeship are:
Professional practice: qualifications relevant to role and professional recognition
Electives: change management, human resources, sales and marketing, procurement and supply chain management and international trade
Core management and business components: organisational performance, interpersonal excellence and personal effectiveness
Your Graduate Apprenticeship will also help you to develop meta-skills. Employers value these skills, which include:
working with others
These skills are crucial for your future life and career as they help you to:
cope and excel during change
collaborate with others
You could find employment in roles such as:
team leader or manager
supply chain manager
Entry requirements for Graduate Apprenticeships vary by course and institution.
Each vacancy advert tells you what qualifications you need to start the apprenticeship. Or you can contact the university or college for guidance on entry requirements.
How does it work?
You’ll learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. You’ll study at university about 1 day a week. When you complete the apprenticeship you’ll have achieved an honours degree.
How long will it take?
This is a Graduate Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 10 (Honours degree level) and will take up to 4 years to complete.
You might complete the apprenticeship in a shorter time. That’s because you might have prior learning or experience that can be taken into consideration. This means you don’t have to repeat some parts of the qualification.
How to apply
Use the 'Find vacancies near you' search at the end of this page to look for vacancies, then you can apply online.
You'll apply on Apprenticeships.scot or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.