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Degree apprenticeship funding for SMEs

UWE Bristol is the only university in the region with funding from the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) to support non-levy employers and has secured funding to support apprentices from Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs).

With 90% of Government funding available for SMEs, employers will only pay for 10% of the training programme cost. For example, for an undergraduate degree apprenticeship with a funding cap of £27,000, the employer will only have to contribute £56 a month towards the educational cost of the apprenticeship during a typical four-year degree.

Drawing on our long-standing experience in supporting businesses and organisations in developing their workforce, we will work with you to develop a training plan to suit your business needs. We'll also provide support throughout, and give you periodic reviews.

Further information about funding

Further information about funding can be found via the following resources:

Current degree apprenticeships

View details of current degree apprenticeships offered by UWE Bristol.

View our degree apprenticeship courses

Contact us

For any enquiries regarding our degree apprenticeships, please email the Degree Apprenticeships Team at or call +44 (0)117 32 81043.

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