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Digital & Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship

Provided by Northumbria University


Developed in collaboration with and accredited by the Tech Partnership, this programme seeks to address the skills gap in the UK digital sector by combining vocational skills developed in the workplace with cutting-edge knowledge and expertise provided by Northumbria University.

We have been delivering the course, with a specialist route to Software Engineer since 2015; from September 2017 additional specialist routes will be available within the framework to include Business Analyst and Data Analyst. The programme runs over four years. Your organisation will employ the apprentice on a full-time basis and in partnership with Northumbria University. They will study on campus and/or with partner organisations as appropriate

The course is delivered one day per week release basis, over 4 years, with a summer module delivered in a 6 week block, one day per week, which can be attended on campus or remotely via a virtual classroom.

Over three years, there will be taught modules; followed by a major work-based project in the fourth year. Apprentices study a diverse curriculum based on a blend of technology, business and professional skills.