Digital Degree Apprenticeships a game-changer for the sector, say Tech Partnership employers
More than a hundred tech employers and universities came together today to celebrate the initial success of digital degree apprenticeships, and to encourage businesses of all sizes to offer them.
Tech Partnership showcases Degree Apprenticeships to 1000s of career starters
The Tech Partnership were at the TechMix careers show on Wednesday to showcase the benefits of tech careers, apprenticeships and degree apprenticeships to career starters.
Tech Partnership to pioneer Cyber Security Degree Apprenticeship
The Tech Partnership is in the final stages of development of a new degree apprenticeship in cyber security, reflecting strong demand from employers for this innovative approach to developing specialist tech talent.
Masters apprenticeships help employers tailor the skills of new talent to their most complex and demanding business challenges, offering both new entrants and existing staff the opportunity to study for an MSc degree while working.
The MSc Digital and Technology Solutions Specialist degree apprenticeship is an integrated Masters degree course and apprenticeship, typically delivered over 24 months.
Following the submission of an expression of interest by Tech Partnership employers, the government approved development of this MSc degree apprenticeship in November 2016. We aim to have the apprenticeship standard ready for universities and employers to offer from September 2017.
Who is it for?
It's designed for those progressing into level 7 apprenticeships through a range of routes. This will include graduates who have completed a full-time undergraduate degree in an IT or non-IT related field. It's also be suitable for existing staff with the potential for digital leadership positions.
The MSc Digital and Technology Solutions Specialist degree apprenticeship will cover the following specialisms:
- Software engineering
- Digital business and enterprise systems architecture
- System test and assurance
- IT consultancy
- IT business analysis
- Data analytics
- Network engineering
- IT sales
- IT operations management
- Digital marketing
- IT project management
- Information security assurance
- Cyber security technology
- IT / digital futures management
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