A graduate scheme is a structured programme that combines work with training, typically lasting one-two years. Deadlines are early, usually from September – November of the previous year.
Competition is fierce. Typically there are many stages in the recruitment process, including psychometric tests, assessment centres and several rounds of interviews.
Academic entry requirements for degrees result and UCAS points tend to be strict (and
Keep in mind these schemes tend to only exist in larger organisations and only in certain industries e.g. finance, consultancy and retail.