Level 6 Data Scientist Degree Apprenticeship Programme – Port Sunlight R&D, Wirral


Apprenticeship summary

Would you like to work with and learn from the biggest brands in the world, bringing your purpose to life with your work? We care as much about the sustainability of our business as we do about the success of our brands and our people. Together, we can feel good about the work we do every day.

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Closing date: February 29, 2024

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Date posted:
October 30, 2023
Possible start date:
September 2, 2024
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Data Science is one of the most exciting fields of study today! A Data Science apprentice in Unilever will learn how to derive maximum value from data, whether this is knowledge, information or insights hidden data that Unilever generates, or in the combination of diverse internal and external data sets to address complex problems. Along the way you will develop skills in computer science, statistics, data analysis, AI and machine learning and you will practice behaviours that will ensure that you contribute effectively to Unilever’s and your success. Duties could include:

  • Data preparation & acquisition (cleaning datasets and joining datasets for visualisation)
  • Data reporting & visualisation (e.g. developing & maintaining a Power BI dashboard)
  • Machine learning & predictive modelling
  • As an apprentice, you’ll receive on-the-job training and experience in an administrative position along with formal training to gain the knowledge and skills you’ll need to support our business operations
  • You’ll join a team with a dedicated line manager committed to enhancing your career experiences
  • You will receive a Degree in Data Science upon completion of this apprenticeship
  • Good chances of progression to temporary/permanent employment



Unilever are one of the world's largest fast-moving consumer goods companies, meaning we own, make & sell products that people use in their everyday lives. We own over 400 brands found in homes all over the world – including iconic global brands such as Dove, Lifebuoy, and Magnum. Our apprenticeship programmes allow people from all backgrounds to find their purpose and rise to their full potential, whilst learning invaluable skills and earning a wage. ​​​​​​​​​​​ All our programmes offer you on the job experience and formal training to give you the knowledge and skills to fire-up your career and give you the opportunity to work towards nationally recognised qualifications.


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Data scientist (integrated degree) (level 6)