Digital & Technology Solutions (BSc (Hons))

Manchester Metropolitan University the United Kingdom

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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
4 years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
part-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
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About Digital & Technology Solutions at Manchester Metropolitan University

Year of entry

2018

Length

Four years part-time (Only available as part of the Digital & Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship)

UCAS code(s)

n/a

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees for the 2018/19 academic year are still being finalised for all courses. Please see our general guide to our standard undergraduate tuition fees.

Additional Costs

All of the books required for the course are available from the library. The University also has PC labs and a laptop loan service. However, many students choose to buy some of the core textbooks for the course and/or a laptop. Students may also need to print their assignments and other documents. Campus printing costs start from 5p per page. Estimated costs are £300 for a laptop up to £100 each year for books and printing. Total optional cost: £600

Location

Manchester Campus

Department

Business School

Studied only as part of the Degree Apprenticeship in Digital & Technology Solutions, the BSc (Hons) Digital & Technology Solutions is the creation of a partnership of leading employers, and the University, and is designed to equip graduates with the necessary skills required for a career in the digital & technology sectors.

The programme covers a broad base of skills equipping students with the fundamental programming competencies to be able to maintain and create computer programmes, websites and information systems, and manage the relationships between all three. The degree also explores the interaction between technical systems and the workplace, and how to leverage them effectively for maximum business impact.

Taught units are supported by work-based projects that where possible will focus on live business scenarios and real-world problem solving. Communication and company culture workshops will help to accelerate students' development as effective digital and technology practitioners.

The BSc Digital & Technology Solutions degree provides students, with the support of their employer, a choice of pathways to allow students to concentrate on learning the skills most suited to their job role.

Pathways currently available are:

  • IT Consultant, focusing on business technologies and technical project management.
  • Software Engineer, including advanced programming, web development and databases.
  • Cyber Security Analyst, responding to threats, by assessing and securing vulnerable systems.
  • Data Analytics, managing and analysing big data and its application in business situations.

Your career prospects after the course

The Degree Apprenticeship is a great foundation for any career in a business or technical field.

Although the exact nature of your learning experience will depend on which employer you choose to apply to, the key skills you will learn are suited to those looking to begin or develop a career in the following roles:

  • Software Engineer
  • Business Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Cyber Security Analyst
  • IT Consultant
  • IT Project Manager
  • Web Developer
  • Technical Sales
  • Mobile App developer
  • Technical Support

We also place a strong emphasis on giving you all the tools necessary to manage your own career.

94%

In 2014, over 94% of our graduates went directly into work or further study within 6 months of graduation

DHLE survey 2014, for all respondents available for employment or further study and whose destinations are known

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBSc (Hons)How you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study4 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Entry requirements

Typical entry requirements

These typical entry requirements apply to the 2017 academic year of entry and may be subject to change for the 2018 academic year. Please check back for further details.

UCAS Tariff points/Grades required

104-112

104-112 UCAS Tariff Points at A2 (Grades BCC-BBC) or acceptable alternatives eg. BTEC Subsidary Diploma, Diploma, Extended Diploma at Level 3 (Grades DMM) .

Specific GCSE requirements

GCSE grade C or grade 4 in English Language and Mathematics.

Further information

Applications will be considered individually from candidates without the necessary qualifications, but with relevant work experience.

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