Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship

Interested in an apprenticeship with us?

Our Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship enables apprentices to unlock their potential in the innovative and supportive learning environment of Hull University Business School. The programme combines the best of higher education with vocational learning. Apprentices receive substantial on-the-job training to complement their learning in the classroom. They study under the international experts who have helped our courses earn AACSB accreditation which is held by less than 5% of the world’s business programmes.

On successfully completing the course, employees receive an Honours degree – BA (Hons) Business Management – and Chartered Manager status from the Chartered Manager Institute (CMI). The programme content is structured and business-relevant, tailored to fit the needs of employers. It aims to develop best practice management which can result in a 23% increase in organisational performance and a 32% increase in people performance, according to the CMI.

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Apprentices study modules include marketing; accounting and finance; HR; business law and ethics; project management; international logistics; eBusiness; and managing people.

They are assessed by a variety of methods including essays, reports, group presentations, case studies, project work, dissertations, and in-class tests.

There is a review process at the end to attain CMI Chartered Manager status. This involves a portfolio of evidence including a work-based project, a presentation and a panel interview.


Certificate level (level 4)

  • Academic and Professional Skills
  • Managing People
  • Marketing
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business Environments
  • Human Resource Management

Diploma level (level 5)

  • Decision Making for Managers
  • Business Law and Ethics
  • Information Systems
  • Business Functions
  • Research Methods
  • European Business

BA Honours level (level 6)

Core modules:

  • Business Project Management
  • Strategic Management
  • International Business
  • Dissertation (40 credits) OR Independent Study (20 credits)*

Optional modules:

  • Internet and eCommerce
  • Contemporary Issues in Human Resource Management


*Students choosing the Dissertation will study one optional module, while students who choose the Independent Study option, will study both.

Entry requirements

This programme is suitable for both school leavers and current managers who do not have a relevant management degree. School leavers will typically have two A levels or an equivalent vocational qualifications.

HNC graduates in business-related subjects may be able to enter at a higher level, reducing the duration of the programme. We may also accept students without formal qualifications – the administrative team will assess the suitability of applicants.



For more information, please email or call 01482 466373.

Find out more about the Chartered Manager status from the CMI.