Want to study Technology?

You can choose to study at the University of Birmingham, the University of Leeds or Queen’s University Belfast.


Our innovative Technology Degree Apprenticeship is the newest degree programme we’ve added to our Flying Start degree series. Designed in partnership with the University of Birmingham, the University of Leeds, and Queen’s University Belfast, you’ll gain a blend of work experience with our Tech teams during your work placements, get excellent fully funded tuition, gain a degree in Computer Science or software engineering, and get paid a salary over the four-year course. Giving you a Flying Start into a career in Technology.


On the work placement you’ll get to work with some of the biggest brands in the world, and the work itself can often be front page news. You’ll work hand-inhand with our clients, across their full digital ecosystem, and gain experience that you won’t find elsewhere. You’ll work with several of our Technology teams, gaining experience that will set you apart from your peers. 

Flying Start could be right for you if:

  • You want to start your technology career with a leading employer
  • You want the traditional uni experience, but would like to start earning a salary and get your tuition fees paid
  • You’ve got a strong work ethic and can be disciplined with your study.

Intelligent Digital

We connect business, technological and emotional intelligence to solve our clients’ important problems, that make a real difference. Technology is changing the way we work, and we’re at the forefront – exploring new technologies and trends as they emerge. From Artificial Intelligence to Augmented Reality and 3D Printing to Drones, we’re using these technologies to help our clients work better and prepare for the future.

We work together with leaders to help them make new connections, push their boundaries and find new, relevant and meaningful applications for digital technologies.

You could be helping clients understand how technology can unlock their potential and protect their businesses, or using Big Data to provide insight and help steer strategy.

At the end of the programme, you could join us full-time, with the potential to specialise in a certain technology-related area and customise your role to fit your passion and skills. 

This exciting opportunity will give students the chance to gain a BSc Computer Science with Digital Technology Partnership from one of the UK’s top ten computer science departments. We provide specialist teaching and conduct cutting-edge research in Intelligent Systems, Cyber Security, Theoretical Computer Science and Human-Centred Computing. Our graduates are highly employable with 95% of our students in graduate employment, of further study, six months after graduating from us.

Our 250 acre green campus is at the heart of a vibrant city. At Birmingham you will receive an outstanding education with all of the benefits of a great student life and an exciting city. Birmingham is a modern and exciting city, famous for its historic, industrial past; it is now a centre of arts and culture, commerce and entertainment with a lively and diverse community.

What you'll need

You’ll need at least AAA with an A in Mathematics from three A-levels or equivalent (excluding General Studies or Critical Thinking), and a 4 or above in GCSE English. No prior programming experience is necessary.

  • UCAS code : G402

Open days

  • 22 and 23 June 2018

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Our four-year BSc Computer Science (Digital and Technology Solutions) will give you a head start in your chosen profession. You will experience university life and study alongside work experience and skills training. You’ll be taught by experts in one of the UK’s top ten computing schools at a university that is among the top 100 universities in the world. Our single-site campus is just a short walk from the vibrant city centre. Leeds has one of the largest student communities in the country and is a city built for student life, making it an exciting place to live and learn.

Leeds university's Faculty of Engineering has also received a prestigious Athena SWAN Silver Award from the Equality Challenge Unit which recognises the advancement of gender equality: representation, progression and success for all.

What you'll need

You’ll need at least AAA grades from three A-levels, or equivalent, including Mathematics or Computing (excluding General Studies or Critical Thinking), a 5 in GCSE Mathematics is required if no Mathematics A-level is taken and a 4 in GCSE English Language.

  • UCAS Code : G404

Open days

  • 15 and 16 June 2018

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The largest, most dynamic School in the University linked to the fastest growing professional sector in Northern Ireland, Computing at Queen’s University Belfast has moved into a bespoke £15m building, offering an outstanding environment to blend technical learning, group projects and research in one centre.

The degree teaches the fundamental principles of Software Engineering together with the necessary skills, tools and techniques to enable our graduates to succeed as professional software engineers. In the first two years of the programme, apprentices will develop a broad technology foundation that will underpin later learning. During the final two years of the programme, apprentices will flexibly combine specialist university modules with employer-based activity.

On completion of our exciting four year programme you’ll be awarded a BEng degree in Software Engineering with Digital Technology. As part of the programme, you’ll have gained extensive on-the-job training with PwC. Through this training you’ll have the opportunity to gain an insight into a variety of teams across the Technology Spectrum whilst developing your technical specialism as you progress through the apprenticeship.

What you’ll need 


  • BBB including Computing, Mathematics or Software Systems Development, C or above in GCSE Mathematics or ABB including Chemistry, Digital Technology, GCE A-level ICT (not Single Award Applied ICT), Physics, Technology and Design or Double Award Applied ICT, C or above in GCSE Mathematics
  • BTEC Extended diploma
  • A relevant computing, engineering or scientific BTEC Extended Diploma with 100 credits at Distinction and 80 credits at Merit, C or above in GCSE Mathematics
  • BTEC Higher Diploma
  • Those with good grades in a relevant Higher National Diploma/Foundation Degree will be considered individually on their merits for entry to Stage 2, C or above in GCSE Mathematics
  • Access/Foundation Course
  • Successful completion of Access Course with an average of 65-70%. Must be relevant Access Course (eg: Mathematics and Computing). GCSE Mathematics grade C or equivalent in Access Course.
  • UCAS code :  G606 if you have any questions please email our team - Click here


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