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Tech Industry Gold Degrees
Degrees designed by employers to make you stand out in the graduate market
Going to university? Study a degree that puts you ahead of other students and be well prepared for your future career.
If you are passionate about technology and interested in studying a degree that gives you exclusive industry insight and experience, then our Tech Industry Gold degrees are a perfect choice.
Tech Industry Gold degrees are developed by and supported by over 90 companies across the UK, working with 26 universities to give you the best possible start to your career.
Why choose a Tech Industry Gold Degree?
- Improve your chances of gaining a job on graduation
The degrees have been developed by top graduate employers, to give you the technical and business skills you need when you graduate.
- Get ahead of other graduates
On top of your usual studies you’ll get the chance to meet employers by taking part in a programme of networking events, CV clinics and workshops.
- Make educated career decisions
You’ll meet a wide range of companies, from large multinationals to small start-ups, helping you shape your career choices and network with future employers.
- Get access to the latest industry thinking
Not only will you get lectures from university professors, but also industry ‘gurus’ – inspirational and leading figures in the technology world.
- Reach your full potential
82% of 2015 graduates recieved a First Class or 2.1 degree.
- Network with your peers
You’ll meet people who are studying the degree at other universities through a community website and regular joint events.
- Hear about work opportunities first
Through the community website, you’ll hear directly from employers about their latest work experience and job opportunities.
What types of degrees are available?
There are currently three Tech Industry Gold degrees to choose from. Select a degree to find out which universities offer it and what you'll need to apply.
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Find out more about the degrees from the students and graduates themselves - access the blogs here.Read more
Access the videos here - testimonials, success stories, videos created by students - and view the photos taken at the employers/students events.Read more
For students, employers, and university lecturers ALREADY studying for or taking part in the ITMB degree/master's or Software Development for Business degree.Read more