You can choose to study at the University of Birmingham or the University of Leeds.
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:
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.
23 and 24 June 2017 - University of Birmingham
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.
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 C or above in GCSE English. No prior programming experience is necessary.
23 June 2017 - Leeds University
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.
You’ll need at least AAA grades from three A-levels, or equivalent, including Mathematics or Computing (excluding General Studies or Critical Thinking), a B in GCSE Mathematics is required if no Mathematics A-level is taken and a C in GCSE English Language.