SME Sponsored Degrees

We've teamed up with some of the UK's most promising small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to offer a range of sponsored degree programmes starting in January 2018.

SMEs represent the fastest growing sector of the UK economy and these exciting positions will enable you to make a real impact in a growing business. Successful candidates will work full-time at Pave, Learn Et Al or Skillrail, study part-time at Pearson Business School, be paid an annual salary and gain two years of work experience.

This is your opportunity to:

  • make a real impact in a growing and dynamic business - SMEs are a great place to build your career
  • study an honours degree in Business Management at Pearson Business School and graduate with a degree that is validated by The University of Kent
  • have your tuition fees paid in full by the company and graduate with zero student debt
  • be paid a minimum annual salary of £14,000
  • be part of a dynamic, entrepreneurial culture where you’ll work directly with the company owners.

Learn more about the SMEs you can work for and the jobs available below:


Learn Et Al

Skill Rail

Applications are now closed.

    SME Sponsored Degrees: BA (Hons) Business Management
    Annual minimum salary of £14,000
    MidTown campus
    January 2018
  • FEES
    Paid for by company
    2.5 years, full-time
    4 days work (Monday - Thursday), 1 day study (Friday)
    Eligible to study in the UK; aged 18 and over at start of the programme; level 2 English and Maths at GCSE Grade C or above (or equivalent), plus a passion for business (if you are studying A levels or completing further education you must be due to complete your qualification(s) in 2017- we are unable to progress applications for students that are part way through their current studies)

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