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Management Degree Apprenticeship Programme

Experience, education and a salary: at McDonald’s, you can earn while you learn, and secure yourself a bright future career. Bringing together on-job training, our training curriculum, and a BA (Hons) Business Management Professional (Retail) degree from Manchester Metropolitan University, we’ll provide you with all the tools, training and support you need to become part of the next generation of outstanding McDonald’s managers.

McDonalds - Employer

There are few bigger brands in the world than McDonald’s. We have restaurants across the world – but we haven’t forgotten our roots as a family restaurant. That’s why we make sure to take care of our employees, with exceptional benefits and considerable opportunities for training, development and progression for everyone on our teams. On our Management Degree Apprenticeship Programme, we’ll give you all the support you need to lead one of our restaurants in the future.



5 years

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Job Summary

GBP 308.00
New Vacancy
Management & Team Leading

Detailed Job Description

Throughout the programme, you’ll learn the nuts and bolts of running a busy restaurant from managing accounts, to handling stock, to learning how to be an inspirational leader. Based at one of our restaurants, you’ll see first-hand how to get the best out of your team, and be given real managerial responsibility from the start – so you can start applying what you’ve learnt straightaway.

Three to four times a year, you’ll study on block release at Manchester Met, learning business theory and using it to complement and enhance your on-job training. We’re always updating the course content and structure to reflect the changing business environment, making sure our managers are always ahead of the curve. If you’re interested in great experience, sponsored education and a competitive salary, apply now.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

We look for 104–112 UCAS points at A2 – usually BCC or BBC. You could also have an alternative, like a BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma, or Extended Diploma at Grade 3 (with grades DMM).

You’ll need GCSE grade C or grade 4 in English Language, Maths, and (preferably) ICT.

Skills required

Personal Qualities

What does a typical placement look like

What you should wear

We look for 104–112 UCAS points at A2 – usually BCC or BBC. You could also have an alternative, like a BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma, or Extended Diploma at Grade 3 (with grades DMM).

You’ll need GCSE grade C or grade 4 in English Language, Maths, and (preferably) ICT.

Future prospects

Starting in your first year on a minimum salary of £16,000, you’ll be able to work your way up to a potential salary of £28,000 by the end of the course, with regular increases in salary and potential benefits as you successfully complete different steps of your training, and are promoted through the company.

McDonalds Benefits - We offer all our employees a wide range of benefits – including holiday pay, discounts at high-street retailers, a pension scheme, childcare vouchers, free meals and more.

Additional Information

Training provided

Year One - Get to Know Us, What We're Looking For

Year Two - Dynamic Business Context of Retail, Managing and Leading People, Negotiated Business Project 1 (Work-Based Project)

Year Three - Customer Stakeholder Relationships, Operations Management in Retail, Negotiated Business Project 2 (Work-Based Project)

Year Four - Finance and Accounting, Sales and Marketing in Retail, Negotiated Business Project 3 (Work-Based Project)

Year Five - Project Management, Strategy, Leadership and Ethics in Retail, Business Portfolio

ACSB - Manchester Metropolitan University is a double-accredited business school, having gained the prestigious AACSB accreditation to provide excellence in global management education. This places them among the top 5% of business schools worldwide to have secured this accreditation, and means your degree is internationally recognised.

CMI - The BA (Hons) Business Management Professional in Retail is accredited by the CMI, which means you can also obtain the CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership on successful completion of your studies, in addition to your degree. The CMI accreditation also enables you to join the Institute as a student member and register for Chartered Manager status on completion of your studies.

Apprenticeship (Level 3) - As part of the course, you will complete your Level 3 Apprenticeship in Hospitality Supervision.

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