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These degrees are like no other. With the mix of practical technology and business, combined with real employer involvement, it truly is the right recipe for graduate success. It provided me with the skills and confidence to jump straight into the world of work.

Stuart Chapman, IT Management for Business (ITMB) graduate


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.

  • BSc Software Development for Business

    BSc Software Development for Business

    Interested in programming, web and app design or love solving big problems? The Software Development for Business degree is ideal for those that want to develop their tech skills working on real life projects. 

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  • BSc IT Management for Business (ITMB)

    BSc IT Management for Business (ITMB)

    Work on real business projects and boost your employment prospects with the ITMB degree. ITMB has an employer desired blend of tech & business that will make you stand out in the graduate market.

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  • MSc IT Management for Business (ITMB)

    MSc IT Management for Business (ITMB)

    Boost your employability skills with the new Master's ITMB degree. Available at the University of Exeter for students from all undergraduate disciplines with a passion for technology and business. 

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