Degree Apprenticeships

Upskill your senior managers and leaders, improve productivity and boost growth.

The introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy in April 2017 has caused a shake-up in work place learning and development. As an employer, your greatest asset is your workforce. The new apprenticeship scheme provides you with an opportunity to develop the people and skills you need for your business to succeed in today’s complex, uncertain and fast-changing world. 

Through our longstanding heritage and award-winning expertise in executive education, we are best equipped to help you get the most out of this revolution in UK education, not only by maximizing your return on investment but by delivering real value to your organisation.



Upcoming events:

The Apprenticeship Levy Conference - Thursday 28 September 2017, 10am - 4pm

To register your attendance please book here

This conference will bring together government representatives, employers, HR and OD professionals, Chartered Institute of Managment representatives, and Ashridge faculty, to explore the opportunities the apprenticeships levy raises for your organization, discuss challenges and share ideas for best practice. Please register your place above or by emailing:

Why Ashridge

Educational excellence: Ashridge ranks within the top 20 business schools worldwide and is among 1% of institutions globally to be triple accredited by EQUIS, AACSB, and AMBA. 

Relevant research: Our research is focused on changing behaviours and improving organisational performance, identifying solutions to real problems facing business today. 

A focus on ROI: We focus on results and impact. We know that the programme absolutely must have a significant impact on your organisation and your people. This is why our practical, application-based approach is so valued by our clients. 

Unique experiential learning: We pioneered experiential learning and have been perfecting it for over 50 years. 

Impact-driven teaching: We make theoretical content easy to digest by inviting participants to critically reflect on theory and practice. Our programmes focus on immediate practical application, enabling participants to transfer insight and knowledge to their organisation as they study.

Pragmatic faculty: Our practitioner faculty brings a wealth of experience from both industry and academia, bringing real-world wisdom to help individuals step up a gear, make changes and achieve results.

Ashridge Degree Apprenticeships

Ashridge is on the Register of Approved Training Providers (RoATP Provider number 307646) to deliver the Chartered Manager and Senior Leader Degree Apprenticeships (levels 6 and 7). 

Ashridge has always been at the forefront of leadership and management research and education, applying a practical approach to pedagogy and emphasizing the relevance of work-based learning while building links between academia and business. 

1. Bachelors in Business & Management (Level 6)*

About this program: This leadership and management programme is designed to prepare mid-level managers to become senior leaders. Participants will gain a BSc in Business & Management degree from a triple-accredited business school, as well as Chartered Manager Status through the Chartered Management Institute.

Course content: The programme covers personal leadership, team management and provides participants with a holistic understanding of business so that they are equipped to add value across your organisation.

Length: 3 years, starting in 2018

Fees: £27,000

*subject to validation

2. Masters in Leadership (Level 7)*

About this program: This highly practical Masters level programme is aimed at accelerating the progression of senior leaders. Building on 35 years’ experience of running one of the world's leading MBA programmes, this degree prepares participants for strategic management and leadership roles. Participants will gain a MSc in Leadership degree from a triple-accredited business school.

Course content: This course covers a mixture of strategy, change management, finance and leadership, including the development of collaborative relationships. 

Length: 2 years, starting in 2018

Fees: tbc

*subject to validation

Courses will be delivered through a flexible blend of virtual classes and face-to-face workshops at our historic Ashridge Estate campus, which sits on 190 acres of opulent gardens and woodlands. Ashridge will also provide the option of customized modules for those clients, who wish to develop the management and leadership skills of entire cohorts of employees. This ensures that programme content is relevant to the context of your industry and the culture of your organisation, with the possibility of in-house teaching at your organisation.  

If you would like a 1:1 conversation about the degree apprenticeship levy and how Ashridge can help, please email  or call +44 1442841120.