MSc degree apprenticeships

Masters degree 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 & Technology Solutions Specialist MSc apprenticeship

This MSc degree apprenticeship is an integrated Masters degree course and apprenticeship, typically delivered over 24 months. It was fully approved for delivery in August 2018.

University plans

This website will be updated with information about universities which will be offering Tech Industry Gold accredited MSc Digital & Technology Solutions Specialist degree apprenticeship programmes.

At present, the following universities are hoping to offer this degree apprenticeship from the dates shown. At this time these are not committed dates but best estimates only. As plans develop we will update this information.

 

University of Edinburgh

Proposed start date: 2019 TBA

Proposed Specialisms: Data Analytics – (also available with an industry focus for medical informatics).

Email:  Dr. Tony Venus v1tvenus@exseed.ed.ac.uk

 

Leeds Beckett UniversityLeeds Beckett University logo

Proposed Start Date: September 2019

Proposed specialisms: Digital & Technology Solutions Specialist

Contact: Dr. Maurice Calvert

Email: m.calvert@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

Contact for employers and students: 0113 81 27429

 

Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan UniversityProposed Start Date: January 2019

Proposed Specialisms: Data Analytics / IT Project Management / Software Engineering

Contact for employers: Hayley Cooney, 0161 247 6646

Email: h.cooney@mmu.ac.uk

Contact for students:    Hayley Cooney, 0161 247 6646

Email: h.cooney@mmu.ac.uk

 

University of Salford

Proposed start date:     January 2019University of Salford

Proposed specialisms:  IT Strategy Specialist

Contact for employers: Adele Jones, 0161 295 4612

Email: a.k.jones@salford.ac.uk

Contact for students:    0161-295 4545

 

 

Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University logoProposed Start Date: September 2019

Proposed Specialisms: TBA

Contact for employers: 0114 225 3433

Email:  apprenticeships@shu.ac.uk

Contact for students:   0114 225 3433

Email: apprenticeships@shu.ac.uk

 

Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University logoProposed Start Date: January 2019

Proposed specialisms: Network Engineering / Cyber Security / Data Analytics / IT Business Analysis / Software Engineering

Email: apprenticeships@staffs.ac.uk.

Contact: 0800 169 2148

 

 

University of West London

University of West London logo

Proposed Start Date: September 2019

Proposed Specialisms: Software Engineering / Data Analytics  / IT Project Management / Cyber Security Technology

Contact for employers: Janet Rowson 020 8231 2300

Email: Janet.Rowson@uwl.ac.uk

Contact for students: 0800 036 8888

 

University of WinchesterUniversity of Winchester logo

Proposed start date: September 2019

Proposed specialisms: Network Engineering / Cyber Security / Data Analytics / IT Business Analysis / Software Engineering

Contact: Ben.Sanders@winchester.ac.uk

Telephone:  01245 686 707

 

At present, the following employers are exploring various options but are hoping to launch MSc degree apprenticeship programmes from the dates shown.

At this time these are not committed dates but best estimates.

As plans develop we will update this information. Interested degree apprentices should click on the employer name for further information.

Accenture: Estimated start date September 2019.

CGI: Estimated start date September 2019.

IBM: Estimated start date September 2019.

Lloyds Banking Group: Estimated start date September 2019.

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 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
  • Cybersecurity technology
  • IT / digital futures management

 

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

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