Degree Apprenticeship in Digital and Technology

Help local and global businesses to succeed with your tech-savvy assurance and advice whilst studying for a BSc.

Applications are open


Available locations are listed below. We encourage you to apply early as we recruit on a rolling basis therefore, applications will close when roles are filled.


Bristol, Leeds, London, Liverpool, Reading, Southampton


Consulting Service Delivery



Enterprise Risk

Manchester, London


Technology Consulting

Applications are now closed

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Degree Apprenticeship in Digital and Technology

Technology is constantly disrupting the world of business but these changes are often for the best. 


Working in either Assurance, Consulting Service Delivery, Enterprise Risk or Technology Consulting, this apprenticeship enables tech-savvy students to help us and our clients find new ways of using data and the latest technologies to enhance performance, increase efficiency, better identify and respond to risks and improve engagement with stakeholders.


You'll also study towards a BSc degree in Digital and Technology solutions with BPP University.

What will you be doing?

  • Specialising in Data Architecture and Integration, Solution Engineering and Development; Data Science; Technology Operations and Service Delivery or Cyber and Information Security
  • Analysing data sets, designing, prototyping and building new tech solutions for clients, and advising different teams on leveraging new technologies
  • Helping clients use the latest tech to deal with complex issues like fraud, automating compliance processes, chatbots and the future of work
  • Are you eligible to apply?

    We operate an open access policy, meaning we don’t screen out applications on your academic performance alone. You will, however, need a minimum of grade 4/C GCSE (or equivalent) in English Language and Maths, and to have completed three A-levels/Five Highers (or equivalent) by the time the programme starts.

    We welcome applications from all academic backgrounds and are looking for individuals who will succeed at EY in the desired role and future qualifications, therefore throughout our recruitment process your academic performance will be considered against your online assessment scores to determine your suitability for an EY role. We are also proud to partner with RARE recruitment, so that your application can be processed in the context of your socio-economic background. This allows us to give you the maximum credit for your achievements, assessing whether you have overachieved in light of your personal circumstances.

    It is therefore important that you provide us with your top three obtained or accurately predicted A-Levels (or equivalent) as these will be verified and considered as part of the offer process should you be successful. Any drop in grades could jeopardise your offer of employment. 

    Read more on our approach.

  • Further government requirements

    For this particular programme, the government has further additional requirements which you must meet at the time of commencing the apprenticeship.

    • You should not be in receipt of government funding for further education, higher education or learning support
    • You should have UK/EEA Nationality or Permanent Residency Status and have resided in the UK/EEA for at least 3 years prior to starting your apprenticeship.
    • If you already hold a qualification, or have completed an apprenticeship, at the level of this apprenticeship or higher, the skills you will obtain through this apprenticeship must be substantially different to the learning and skills you have already obtained.

    Please note that these eligibility criteria are defined by the UK government and may be subject to change from time to time.

Programme length

Four years


Dependent on location, salaries up to £22,100

Professional qualifications

Study towards a BSc degree in Digital and Technology solutions with BPP University

Dedicated online training

Delivered by our people to support your development

How is it structured?

After an EY induction you’ll join your chosen business area. Whether you join Assurance, Consulting Service Delivery, Enterprise Risk or Technology Consulting, you'll be in a supportive team and will receive regular coaching and mentoring. You'll be learning on-the-job and will be given access to regular training opportunities. Find out more about each business area below.
  • Assurance

    Through Assurance and our market leading Audit services, you’ll further the public interest by proactively addressing stakeholders’ needs for trust and confidence in businesses and the capital markets. You’ll quickly learn how we deliver such trust and confidence via our data driven audit, at a global scale and across a hugely diverse portfolio of clients (which includes private businesses, listed businesses, financial services organisations and government organisations). 

    You’ll spend time working within both audit and specialist data and analytics teams, being trained in and then experiencing how we deploy and apply some of the world’s most advanced and emerging audit technologies. You’ll experience how this audit technology is used, for example, to understand business processes; to identify and respond to key risks; to create audit evidence and to drive meaningful business insights. You’ll work across a wide variety industry sectors and have the opportunity to work within our Digital Assurance Transformation team, who focus on internal projects that ensure we maintain our market leading reputation.

  • Consulting Service Delivery

    Today, IT and data management are such an integral part of our client's operations that even the smallest mistake or security breach can have a substantial impact on their reputation and business performance. Our teams work closely with some of the world’s biggest financial organisations on key IT issues, helping them assess, transform and monitor their risks and controls, either as stand-alone services or alongside our Consulting colleagues. Apprentices who join will be based in our Consuting Service Delivery (CSD) Centre in Newcastle. In a project-based environment, you will work alongside colleagues to support our Financial Services clients. Find out more here.

  • Enterprise Risk

    This is an opportunity to join our Risk Innovation hub. The future of our business success and competitive edge depends on embedding disruptive and innovative solutions to our workforce to enable us to better service our clients risk needs.

    Our Innovation team works closely with some of the world’s biggest companies and focusses on developing bespoke solutions using the latest technologies to automate and innovate, either as standalone assets or alongside EY colleagues

  • Technology Consulting

    Applications for Technology Consulting are now closed.

    The pace of technology change is increasing year on year. Now, the focus for our clients is about agility and speed, embracing the digital wave with insight and customer centricity with all services provided in a secure, trusted and compliant manner. You’ll join in either Financial Services (FS) or UK & Ireland (UK&I).

    In FS, our Technology practice focuses on Financial Services Organisations covering Banking, Capital Markets, Wealth and Asset Management and Insurance sectors. We provide a differentiated focus on solving the key business themes leveraging technology.  

    In UK&I, Technology Consulting help companies adapt to the challenges of advancing technology, and then find the best solutions. Our Technology teams are focused on Technology Transformation, Technology Solutions Delivery, Digital and Emerging Tech, Data & Analytics and Cybersecurity.

You'll work with a variety of our specialist teams and have exposure to a wide range of technologies disciplines such as architecture and integration, engineering and development, product management and operations and service delivery. You'll be exposed to agile working techniques, project management and design thinking approaches, alongside the soft skills development that are a cornerstone of professional services. 
You’ll also be designing and building technology and data solutions for clients and providing important data insights to EY and specialist teams. Throughout the programme, you'll receive a dedicated career counsellor, line manager and buddy to support you.
Since you’ll be studying for a BSc, approximately 20% of your time will be spent on learning activities and 80% will be on client projects. The work and your clients will be so varied that you’ll gain knowledge and skills that will lead to exciting opportunities, once the programme is finished.

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