Tech Industry Gold accredited programmes deliver outstanding academic results, employment outcomes and diversity.


Tech Industry Gold Full-time Degrees

icon UK map There are over 1,100 undergraduates on full time Tech Industry Gold degrees in 15 universities.
icon morterboard 84% of graduates gain 1sts or 2:1s, compared to 70% for Computer Science degrees overall.
Compared to all degree subjects, Tech Industry Gold degrees provide the best preparation for employment except for Medicine & Dentistry, and the best preparation for self-employment / starting a business.
icon pound sign 50% of graduates are earning at least £25,000 p.a. six months after graduating, compared to 37% for Computer Science overall.
icon briefcase Graduates are far less likely to be unemployed six months after graduation that Computer Science graduates overall. (3% v 8%).
icon women 2 There is more than double the proportion of females compared to Computer Science degrees overall (31% v 14%).


Tech Industry Gold Degree Apprenticeships


icon UK map There are over 1,600 degree apprentices on Tech Industry Gold degree apprenticeships, employed by more than 80 companies.  27 universities have accredited courses.
icon morterboard The first two cohorts of 64 degree apprentices have now graduated, with 91% achieving 1sts / 2:1s.
icon women 2 The proportion of female graduates from Tech Industry Gold degree apprenticeships is 19%higher than full time Computer Science degrees overall (14%) and the digital workforce overall (17%).


SOURCE – Degrees

Data analysis by Sagacity Research. Source: HESA Student Record 2016/17; HESA DLHE Record 2016/17, released September 2018.

For more data, view a summary of Tech Industry Gold facts and figures (PDF) or download the full report of Tech Industry Gold results (PDF).

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SOURCE – Degree apprenticeships

Graduations 2016-17 and 2017-18, data provided by universities to Tech Partnership Degrees, January 2019.


Updated January 2019