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 & Technology Solutions Specialist MSc apprenticeship

This MSc 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

At present, a number of universities and employers are hoping to offer this degree apprenticeship, some starting from January 2019. At this time these are not committed dates but best estimates only. As plans develop we will update this information.

Click here for a list of universities and employers.

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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