Developed with, and for employers, the programme incorporates interactive e-learning, on- and off-site academic support and short residential blocks. It can support individuals wanting to progress their career within SME and global organisations, covering relevant roles in the life science supply chain from research through development and into manufacturing.
The higher apprenticeship is delivered as a blended course. Most material will be in the form of directed self-learning via the university’s e-learning platform, Moodle, and face to face teaching held over the summer.
The University of Kent is at the forefront of providing science-based higher and degree apprenticeships. It is one of the few universities to provide a chemical science-aligned degree programme for the Technician Scientist higher apprenticeship standard. Our expertise in e-learning delivery, together with flexible entry points, means that the programme can be delivered with the least disruption to the business.
We offer an optional top-up study of 1.5 years in BSc (Hons) in Applied Chemical Sciences Higher Apprenticeship that underpins the Laboratory Scientist higher apprenticeship standard.