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Degree Apprenticeship Puts Advanced Materials on the Map

13th February 2020

A new degree apprenticeship will help open-up opportunities for trainees in materials science across the UK. After two years in development, the Materials Science Technologist (Level 6) Degree Apprenticeship is now approved and ready for delivery.

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Materials Degree Apprenticeship Standard is Agreed by the IFA

22nd November 2018

A new degree apprenticeship targeting the next generation of materials scientists and engineers has been agreed. Students could be starting the Materials Science Technologist programme as soon as September 2019.

Green Light for Materials Degree Apprenticeship Programme

10th May 2018

The scale of support for a degree apprenticeship centred around training the next generation of materials scientists and engineers has helped achieve a positive outcome for the proposal.

Materials Degree Apprenticeship Programme Takes Shape

22nd August 2017

Two leading universities have pledged support for a next generation training programme, designed to meet the needs of the materials scientists and engineers of the future.

New Generation Materials Training Moves Forward

22nd May 2017

Plans to develop a Degree Apprenticeship to bridge a skills gap in materials science and engineering have taken a significant step forward.

Industry Urged to Influence “New generation” Materials Science Training

1st March 2017

Employers are invited to contribute to a proposed training programme which will draw on industry perspective to shape a new generation of materials scientists.

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