Digital and Technology Solutions, BSc Hons (Degree Apprenticeship) Undergraduate prospectus

  • Four year programme following Digital Industries Trailblazers Standards
  • One day release with work based learning project - employer focused
  • Key learning in technology, problem solving, modelling, business operations, interpersonal skills and applied occupational experience
  • Practical training - Earn - Study - Flexible learning.

Overview

Overview

Our Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship aims to develop your technology skills together with the project management, interpersonal and business skills required to operate successfully as an IT professional. You are expected to have a job with your employer that allows you to develop the knowledge you acquire at university in the workplace. 

The aim is to integrate academic learning and on-the-job practical training to ensure that you graduate with the experience that employers need, now and in the future.

The aim of this programme is to produce IT professionals who are capable of making a real contribution to their employer within a few months of commencing their roles.

The Degree Apprenticeship will equip students with the key IT Professional skills and knowledge to produce employees with:

  • Competence in technology solutions to form a solid foundation for further development
  • Real workplace learning pedagogy in order to develop the competences required by employers
  • Personal and interpersonal competence to engage effectively with staff all levels in the organisation
  • Problem-solving and modelling skills appropriate to developing technology solutions for business
  • Overview of business operations, procedures and culture applicable to a sustainable career as an IT professional
  • Practical skills in a chosen area of IT occupational competence relevant to current and future roles
  • Minimum of three years applied occupational experience in a technology solutions environment
  • Critical understanding of the theoretical, conceptual and practical issues central to the practice of developing, implementing and maintaining technology solutions.

The programme is mapped to the Digital Industries – Digital and Technology Solutions Professional Standards. For more information about the Standard, please visit their website.

What you'll study

Entry requirements

Applicants must be employed by a sponsoring organisation. Programme-specific entry requirements apply, as agreed with the sponsoring organisation.

Typical entry requirements for our engineering apprenticeship degrees are as follows:

104 UCAS points from:

  • A-levels (subjects may be specified by your employer)
  • An appropriate BTEC National award
  • A recognised Access to Engineering course
  • Other relevant qualifications, if accepted by your employer, including progression from an appropriate Level 3 apprenticeship programme
  • Relevant experience, including experience gained from voluntary activities.

You will also need GCSE in English (language or literature) and maths at grade 4/C, or equivalent qualifications.

If you are an international student, you must have proof of your right to work in the UK, and you must be permitted to undertake the programme within the terms of your visa.

Extra information

Assessment

Multiple assessment methods are adopted within the programme, including: 

  • Coursework
  • Evaluation studies
  • Mini tests
  • Study reports
  • Examinations
  • Presentations.

Contact

If you are an employer and interested in using us as a lead provider, please email FES-courseinfo@gre.ac.uk.

If you are a student looking for current apprenticeship vacancies, please visit our vacancy page.

For more information on Degree Apprenticeships for students, please visit our Degree Apprenticeships page.

For more information on Degree Apprenticeships for employers, please visit our Apprenticeships for employers page.

Fees and finance

The programme fees are shared between government and employers. Visit our degree apprenticeships pages to find out how the cost of your programme is met.

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