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Digital technology

A digital technology apprenticeship

Develop new products and services for your business and increase productivity with a tailored apprenticeship programme focused on creating digital and technology solutions.‚Äč

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Our digital technology expertise

World class teaching and research

We are ranked 176-200 in the world for computer science (THE World University Rankings 2019). Our teaching in Computer Science regularly achieves high NSS satisfaction scores and our courses provide a diverse and engaging approach to teaching and learning.

Research is integrated with our teaching and students have an opportunity to be introduced to emerging technology in these areas at both undergraduate and more specialist post-graduate levels of study.

Professional staff with research expertise

Apprentices get expert support from our teaching staff with research expertise in digital technology. Tutors also share their professional experience and industry knowledge in their teaching to help apprentices to reflect on their real-world problems.

We have been successful in attracting funding from both national and international agencies, in addition to working with companies at home and abroad. We have particular strengths in:

  • Visual Analytics
  • Foundations of Computing
  • Software Systems Engineering
  • Computational Simulation
  • Intelligent Networks
  • AI
  • Visual and Digital imagery
  • Gaming
  • Creative Software
  • Managing Creative Projects.

Industry-leading equipment

We are equipped with professional standard equipment in electronics, mechatronics, robotics and networking solutions and the latest software. Apprentices work on practical projects that develop their advanced skills from day one of the course.

Dedicated labs throughout the campus are equipped with the latest technology from Cisco and National Instruments. Our labs feature the same cutting-edge equipment and software used by the industry, and our experienced academics will show you how to get the best from them.

  • Degree apprenticeship programmes in digital technology

    Digital and Technology Solutions Professional:

  • Setting the apprenticeship standard

    We've taken a leading role in the development of degree apprenticeship ready programmes in digital creative industry professions as a partner in ‘Exploring Higher Level Apprenticeships in Higher Education’.

    Our work has made sure that new apprenticeship programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level are deliver benefits for employers, students and higher education institutions.

    We worked with Creative Skillset (now ScreenSkills) and other universities on this HEFCE funded project.

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