FAQs

See below for answers to the most frequently asked questions for prospective degree students, for employers and for universities.

 

Prospective students:

What are the benefits to students of studying a Tech Industry Gold accredited programme?
Employment and academic results, plus the fun of doing a great degree programme, making the most of the Tech Industry Gold Student experience, with lots of employer involvement. Please take a look at our prospective student  information.

Where can I find out more about the degree courses?
• Check the overview under accredited degrees and find out more about the 2 degrees available – IT Management for Business (ITMB) and Software Engineering for Business (SEfB). Then check the list of universities for ITMB and the list of universities for SEfB, and follow the links to their websites where you can find out more about the individual courses.

What are the entry requirements?
• Each university specifies its own requirements. Check the list of universities that are offering the courses and what their entry requirements are.

What kind of placements are on offer?
• All Tech Industry Gold students are encouraged to do a year in industry, even though it isn’t mandatory. Not only does it help in getting a job after you graduate, it has a direct benefit to your degree results. See placements and graduate jobs for examples.

What sort of jobs will these degrees lead to?
• Tech Industry Gold degrees lead to a hugely wide range of digital careers. See placements and graduate jobs for examples.

How can I apply for a Tech Industry Gold degree course?
• You need to apply to universities that offer them – go to universities for ITMB and universities for SEfD to see which they are. You can link from there to the universities’ own websites to find out more about the individual programmes and look out for open days. Apply via UCAS in the same way as for any other full time degree course.

 

Employers:

What are the benefits to employers of supporting Tech Industry Gold accredited programmes?
• The most obvious benefit is easy access to talent – students who will graduate with the business, interpersonal and technical skills to be immediately productive in the workplace. Many employers also value the opportunity to collaborate with peers in industry and academia through the Tech Industry Gold Employer Network, and to contribute on behalf of industry to the evolution of degree and degree apprenticeship provision across the UK.

How can an employer get involved?
• Please take a look at get involved and contact us on info@TPDegrees.com.

 

Universities:

What are the benefits to universities of offering Tech Industry Gold accredited programmes?
• They are a magnet for talented students and leading employers, resulting in outstanding academic and employment outcomes – see results for more information. Many universities also value the opportunity to collaborate with peers in academic and industry through the Tech Industry Gold University Network, and to contribute on behalf of Higher Education to the evolution of degree provision across the UK.

How can a university get involved?
• Please take a look at get involved and contact us on info@TPDegrees.com.