Work-based, part-time undergraduate (4 years)
Trimester 1: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm over 1 week.
Trimester 2: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm over 1 week.
Trimester 3: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm over 1 week.
Get started on your tech career with our Degree Apprenticeship in Digital and Technology Solutions. Designed with the support of Cambridge’s leading tech companies, our course lets you study for an honours degree while you work, with no tuition fees.
With over a million new recruits needed in the specialist digital workforce by 2023, 42% of employers are struggling to fill their digital vacancies.* Our BSc (Hons) Digital and Technology Solutions has been developed with the support of some of Cambridge’s leading tech companies to help address this demand for digitally skilled graduates. It's accredited by Tech Partnership, and the course content relates to industry requirements and standards.
Our applied four-year course combines core and optional modules which are all work-based, so you'll be able to apply what you've learnt in your job. Some modules cover the core material for professional certification, such as CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate.
You can choose to specialise in one of three areas while you're studying:
As well as learning while you earn, the benefits of studying this course include:
You'll need to be employed in a relevant role to study on this course. To find out about apprenticeship opportunities with our partner employers, visit our vacancies page.
*Survey of 1,600 employers by The Tech Partnership, 2015
Apprentices are the lifeblood of any organisation. I am confident that this degree apprenticeship will offer high tech businesses an opportunity to develop local talent
Whether you're looking for your first job or you've got previous experience, this degree apprenticeship will arm you with the technical and professional skills you need for a career in the digital technology sector.
Depending on the specialism you opt for while studying, and the experience you gain in your job, you could find yourself working in the following roles:
Assessment tasks will be a mixture of types, including in-class tests and examinations, and assessment of learning done in the workplace through reports, course work, development of artefacts or preparing presentations.
The End Point Assessment (EPA) or Apprenticeship Final Project will take place over a period of around six months, near the end of your course. You'll create a final piece of work underpinned and informed by the learning you have gained in the earlier years of the course and in the workplace.
Throughout the course, you will maintain a digital portfolio of your completed work, to demonstrate your achievements and capabilities. The practical outputs of assessments – including software, plans, reports etc – submitted for module assessments should be collected and maintained in this portfolio.
Blended learning, with three week-long study blocks per year in Cambridge, and online study at other times.
To apply for this course you should:
We will also consider applicants with non-standard qualifications provided you have a significant amount of relevant experience, are well-supported by your employer, and demonstrate the ability to manage university-level study.
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