PwC: Flying Start Degree Programme - Technology, National In person opportunity

Important dates

  • Application deadline date:

  • Opportunity start date:

Opportunity locations

  • Birmingham
  • Leeds
  • Belfast

Opportunity details

Who are PwC?

PwC is a professional services firm. Their purpose is to solve important problems and build trust in society. They help their clients solve business-related problems through the use of their people who are experts in a range of fields such as audit, consulting, tax, deals, legal, risk and operate. They work with clients in a huge variation of industries from retail to financial services, manufacturing to oil and gas, and clients of all sizes. 


Flying Start degree programmes

If you want to go to university but are also keen to begin your career, PwC's Flying Start degree programmes offer the best of both worlds.

You’ll get to work with world-class clients and be part of some highly skilled teams. Studying at university you’ll get to experience the full-time student lifestyle alongside real work experience during your placements at PwC. On top of this, you’ll also receive a monthly salary for the full duration of the programme, alongside full funding for your tuition fees*. You’ll gain a degree, and hopefully impress enough to secure a job with PwC after you graduate.



The Flying Start Technology Degree Apprenticeship programme lasts four years and will fast track your career in Technology, it can be studied at the University of Birmingham, the University of Leeds and Queen’s University Belfast.

You’ll study towards a full BSc degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering, depending on which University you attend, and gain the relevant apprenticeship qualification too. The degree is fully funded which means you don’t need to pay your tuition fees, and as a PwC apprentice from day one, you’ll be paid a salary throughout your degree programme*.  During the programme you’ll have work placements with PwC where you’ll work on cutting-edge digital and technology projects, supporting both internal teams and clients. At PwC, technology teams are diverse, ranging from Cyber Security, Data and Analytics, Technology Consulting and Forensic Technology to name but a few.

* PwC reserves the right to change the funding model of this programme as a result of an ongoing review of degree apprenticeships by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education. Please see their careers website for more details. All applicants will be kept updated throughout the application process and PwC expect the results of the review in spring 2022.


Which universities offer the degree apprenticeship programmes

  • Computer Science: University of Birmingham UCAS code: (G402)
  • Computer Science: University of Leeds UCAS code: (G404)
  • Software Engineering: Queen's University Belfast UCAS code: (G606)

What you’ll need

AAA - BBB at A-Level or equivalent including Maths or Computer Science. Entry requirements vary between each university, so please visit the PwC website for specific entry details.
You may be eligible for a reduced offer if you fulfil the Widening Participation criteria of the university, so please check the PwC website for links to further information about university Access programmes. Each university has their own admissions policy to consider applications. Please refer to the relevant policy from the partner universities to determine your eligibility should you feel your circumstances impact on your application.

How to apply

Applications are made through the UCAS website - simply click on the apply button at the top of the page to be taken through to the relevant UCAS page for this role (please note; you can click on ‘skip and continue’ when you’re taken through to the PwC Talent Network form if you’ve already registered or you’d like to go straight on to apply).


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