Technology Flying Start Programme at PwC

8.3 /10
Programme Type:
Degree Apprenticeship
Northern Ireland Scotland Yorkshire & The Humber West Midlands
Role May Involve:
IT & Telecommunications

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Technology Flying Start Programme

Flying start degree programmes

If you want to go to university but are also keen to begin your career, our Flying Start degree programmes offer the best of both worlds. The skills you’ll learn on your paid work placements with us are extremely transferable, which means you’ll be able to work anywhere in business. While on placement you’ll get to meet our world-class clients and work alongside our highly skilled teams. During your time at university you’ll get to experience the full time student lifestyle, whilst getting paid for the work you do. You’ll gain a degree, and hopefully impress us enough to secure a place on our graduate scheme and you’ll be supported through your journey with us, receiving support from buddies, mentors, career coaches and peers.


Our innovative Technology Degree Apprenticeship and Data Science Graduate Apprenticeships are the newest degree programmes we’ve added to our Flying Start degree series. Designed in partnership with the University of Birmingham, Queen's University Belfast, University of Edinburgh, University of Leeds and University of St Andrews on these fully funded programmes (which means you don’t need to pay tuition fees!), you’ll gain a blend of work experience with our Tech teams during your periods of work based learning whilst studying towards a degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering or Data Science and gaining the relevant apprenticeship qualification too. As a PwC apprentice from day one, you’ll be paid a salary throughout your degree programme. Throughout the apprenticeship, you’ll work on cutting-edge digital and technology client projects at PwC.

Which universities offer this degree programme

  • University of Birmingham
  • Queen's University Belfast
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Leeds
  • University of St Andrews

About PwC

Our aim is to be ‘the leading professional services firm’, and to achieve this we must be innovative, responsible and attract outstanding people. With almost 18,000 employees at offices UK-wide, attracting the right talent continues to be paramount and, as a progressive employer, we continue to develop a diverse and agile workforce who feel empowered to be the best they can be. This includes supporting different ways of working, with ‘Everyday Flexibility’ allowing our people to better balance work and life, and ‘dress for your day’, where employees decide what’s appropriate to wear given their daily responsibilities.

How to apply

To apply to our flying start degree programme at you need to apply directly through UCAS using the codes below:

  • University of Birmingham UCAS code : G402
  • University of Leeds UCAS Code : G404
  • Queen's University Belfast UCAS code : G606
  • The University of Edinburgh UCAS code: DS01

Please note, for University of St Andrews you will need to apply to the degree Bachelor of Science (Honours) Computer Science and Statistics via the normal UCAS Process. If you are successful in securing a place on this programme, the university may then approach you about the option of transferring to the PwC Flying Start Data Science Graduate Apprenticeship.

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