Data Science

Graduate Apprenticeship


What's Data Science like?

Data scientists help businesses make decisions or solve problems. With a Graduate Apprenticeship in Data Science, you’ll prepare for a career in a fast-paced sector.

You might use:

  • algorithms

  • data mining

  • artificial intelligence

  • machine learning

  • statistical tools

You’d then present your results to help make predictions or find solutions to problems.​​​​

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.

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Entry requirements

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 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?

A Graduate Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 10 (honours degree level) will take up to 4 years to complete.

You might complete the apprenticeship in a shorter time. That's because the format means you can attend university outwith term times.

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 or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.

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