MSc degree apprenticeships

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.


Digital and Technology Solutions Specialist MSc apprenticeship

This MSc 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 late-2018.

We do not know yet which employers and universities will be offering this standard and when they will be starting. We will keep this page updated as and when we know more.


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.


Specialisms covered

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 operations management
  • IT project management
  • Cyber security technology
  • IT / digital futures management

Visit the Institute for Apprenticeships website for more details about the standard.


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