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Develop knowledge and expertice in computer science fundamentals while applying your skills to deliver change in your organisation.

A Digital Technology Solutions apprenticeship is a great. opportunity to earn a Warwick degree whilst employed in a technology role. As an apprentice you'll earn both a degree and and apprenticeship over four years.

The Department currently offers two streams of the Digital Technology Solutions degree apprenticeship standard:

  • Data Analyst
  • Software Engineer

Learning and teaching

The BSc Computer Science and Technology Solutions is delivered through a combination of residential courses, blended learning and work-based projects.

The rigorous academic content will give you a good understanding of the discipline so you are well prepared for a role in the fast paced technology industry.

You will attend Warwick for up to six week-long study blocks per year, staying on campus with other degree apprentices. During these blocks you will attend lectures, seminars and lab sessions.

Blended elements of the course, including lectures and online collaborative work, are supported by University’s electronic Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). The VLE will supplement and further the learning begun during residentials, as well as providing academic support for ongoing projects in the workplace.

What you’ll be doing

As you progress through your apprenticeship you will gain more knowledge and experience.

You can expect to be stretched and challenged, but supported throughout your apprenticeship as you focus on building-up the knowledge, skills and behaviours that you need to be successful in the workplace. This is an exciting and demanding apprenticeship, so we’re looking for exceptional, engaged and motivated people who are passionate about the industry and being part of a once in a lifetime educational and training experience.

We expect strong communicators, team players and a desire to learn both at the university and on the job. You’ll need to set yourself high standards and be able to balance and overcome the pressures of integrated work and university studies that leads to two qualifications.

Entrance Requirements

Our programme has been set-up to accommodate both school leavers (new entrants directy into the business) and the upskilling of existing staff.

A Levels

Grades AAA (to include Mathematics). Applicants with a strong profile but without A level mathematics will be subject to additional assessment.

For upskilling existing staff

Candidates with non-traditional qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis subject to the employers recruitment process and an appropriate mathematics assessment set by the University of Warwick. Please contact us to discuss your circumstances.

What is a Degree Apprenticeship?

A degree apprenticeship is a new type of undergraduate degree offering a debt-free path to a university education. Your tuition fees for this degree will be paid for by your employer and you’ll also be earning a competitive apprenticeship salary.

Employers

Employer partners supporting this degree programme represent a range of sectors including finance, telecommmunications, energy and scientific research.

If you are interested in taking on degree apprentices, or would like to upskill your staff please contact apprenticeships@warwick.ac.uk

Essential information

Duration
BSc. 4 years full time

Location of study
University of Warwick, Coventry

Tuition fees
Paid by your employer

Other course costs
Your employer will be notified in advanced by the programme manager when there is an additional cost associated with services such as academic texts, course notes, field trips, etc.

Enquiries
For enquiries on this degree programme, please contact apprenticeships@warwick.ac.uk

This information is applicable for 2020 entry.