About this Course

Tech Type Essentials
Duration 47 Months

Programme duration 45-48 months

This degree programme is delivered in partnership with the University of Roehampton.

Our Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship combines online learning, classroom training and on-the-job experience to develop real world skills using cutting edge technology.

This programme is a good fit if you’re already working in the IT sector and want to gain a degree, you want to take the next step in your tech career or get a tech degree without the debt.

Our Digital Degree Apprenticeship is available in three specialisms – Network Engineer, Software Engineer or Data Analyst. You will choose which you’d like to specialise in.

This apprenticeship gives you a great opportunity to develop and enhance your digital skills, ensuring you have the technical grounding needed to become a skilled website builder, software developer, network engineer, or data analyst.

What’s included?

On successful completion of the programme, you will gain the following qualifications:

  • BSc (Hons) Digital and Technology Solutions


The entry requirements for this programme are as follows:

  • A levels in a similar subject
  • Or a Level 3 apprenticeship in a similar subject
  • Or an International Baccalaureate at Level 3 in a similar subject
  • Or a BTEC Extended Diploma in a similar subject (180 credits)
  • You must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level than this apprenticeship in a similar subject.

What will you learn?

What you learn will be tailored to your career path. There are many options available to develop the cutting edge skills you need.

Examples include:

  • Understanding artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning
  • Working with data science
  • Mastering DevOps
  • Migrating IT environments to cloud computing
  • Gaining insight into cyber security

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During the programme you’ll be required to spend 20% of your time at work on off-the-job learning.

This programme is primarily taught through online and digital learning.

This helps you easily fit your learning around your day job with access to our online learning platform – learning can be accessed anytime, anywhere and on any device so you get high-quality content on the go.

You will complete:

  1. Fourteen learning knowledge modules teaching advanced theory and its practical application. These are primarily taught online, and supported by two 2-day classroom training workshops, which will be held at a local training centre. (five modules are taught in year 1, five in year 2 and four in year 3)
  2. Work-based projects will be completed in the workplace over the course of the programme to demonstrate your practical abilities.

This programme offers a choice between three specialisms: Network Engineer, Software Engineer or Data Analyst. For levels 4, 5 and 6 there are optional units to choose, which vary depending on which specialism you choose. Get in touch with us to explore your options.

The mandatory modules included in this programme are:

Level 4 mandatory units:

  • Module 1: Understanding Systems Development
  • Module 2: Maths and Algorithms
  • Module 3: Data Communications and Network Security
  • Module 4: Work-based portfolio

Level 5 mandatory units:

  • Module 1: Business Strategy
  • Module 2: Research Methods
  • Module 3: Work-based project

Level 6 mandatory units:

  • Module 1: Synoptic Project: Developing Technology Strategy
  • Module 2: Dissertation – Major Project (Work based)

For more information download the handout

NOTE: this programme is only available in England.

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47 Months

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0113 220 7150 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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