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    I have offers from University of Birmingham and Aston but I have also applied to do an apprenticeship with a company called Atos. Which is the better option?
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    What field is it? What's the details of the apprenticeship? Where do you feel you'll be more successful?
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    If it's a degree level apprenticeship (they give you a job and pay for your degree as you do it) I would definitely go for the apprenticeship. What courses are you looking at and what role did you apply for at atos?
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    (Original post by abhinair3004)
    What field is it? What's the details of the apprenticeship? Where do you feel you'll be more successful?
    It is a level 4 apprenticeship in business administration and the uni degree in business management. I feel the apprenticeship is a safer option but I am still unsure
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    I personally , would go for the apprenticeship if it seems like the more safer and lucrative option

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    It is a level 4 apprenticeship in business administration and the uni degree in business management. I feel the apprenticeship is a safer option but I am still unsure
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    (Original post by abhinair3004)
    I personally , would go for the apprenticeship if it seems like the more safer and lucrative option
    Thanks for the advice
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    While a level 4 apprenticeship is not a degree level qualification, bear in mind you can always go back and apply for a degree after finishing the apprenticeship (or if you find it's not for you and leave early). The reverse is not true, as there are a lot of limitations on the funding apprenticeships get based on age and prior qualifications.

    How long is the apprenticeship for? I presume it's 2-4 years or so, but if it's just a one year apprenticeship (with the prospect of permanent employment thereafter) you could always ask if you could defer admission for a year in order to pursue the apprenticeship (you normally won't be allowed to defer for longer than that though).
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    (Original post by artful_lounger)
    While a level 4 apprenticeship is not a degree level qualification, bear in mind you can always go back and apply for a degree after finishing the apprenticeship (or if you find it's not for you and leave early). The reverse is not true, as there are a lot of limitations on the funding apprenticeships get based on age and prior qualifications.

    How long is the apprenticeship for? I presume it's 2-4 years or so, but if it's just a one year apprenticeship (with the prospect of permanent employment thereafter) you could always ask if you could defer admission for a year in order to pursue the apprenticeship (you normally won't be allowed to defer for longer than that though).
    It's a 2-year apprenticeship
 
 
 
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