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MSc Digital & Technology Solutions

Advance your organisation’s processes and capabilities with an experience-driven degree, designed to cultivate technical skills, boost productivity and develop digital expertise.


MSc Digital and Technology Solutions


21 months


London, St Katharine Docks

Apprenticeship Standard:

Digital and Technology Solutions Specialist (Integrated Degree)

Relevant QAA Benchmark Statement:
Business and Management (Master’s) (June 2015)
Computing (October 2019)
QAA Framework for Higher Education Qualification Level:

Masters Level 7

Exit Awards:
Postgraduate Certificate Digital and Technology Solutions
Postgraduate Diploma Digital and Technology Solutions
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Start date:

April 2021

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Mode of study:

Part-time blended learning; work-based learning

End Point Assessment:

Non-integrated (180 credits)

Programme Specification:

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Who is this apprenticeship for?

MSc Digital and Technology Solutions offers a programme of study that meets the needs and expectations of businesses in a wide range of sectors, including, but not limited to, banking, retail, pharmaceuticals and government. Read more

Our apprenticeship is suitable for new graduates, up-skilling and re-skilling existing employees and more experienced learners.

Our commitment to lifelong learning, pastoral support and to providing routes into digital careers for underrepresented groups provide an excellent opportunity for employers to build teams with a diversity of thought and experience – a critical factor in innovative thinking within teams.

Programme Overview

This Masters Degree Apprenticeship programme will develop professional practice, contextualised in the workplace using industry-standard technologies and approaches that are shaped by modern businesses. Read more

Nearly every employer that takes on an apprentice (96%) reports benefits to their business and as part of an NCH apprenticeship, every apprentice spends 80% of their time at/in work, learning from colleagues and achieving competency through their day-to-day activities.

All first-year teaching will take place online and is split into four courses, typically worth 30 credits each. The second year is split into two courses; the first, worth 15 credits, is taught online by NCH and the second, worth 60-75 credits, is taught through the workplace. In total the MSc award is worth 180 credits and apprentices will be considered part-time.

As part of the master’s programme, learners will choose one specialism: Data Analytics, IT Business Analysis, IT Strategy, IT Project Management and Software Engineering.

Each course is assessed by a range of activities aligned to industry norms. The content, and consequently the learning outcomes and methods of assessment, vary between courses. Where possible, assessments will be undertaken in the workplace.

Approach to Learning

Apprenticeships allow employees to learn at the highest level, developing skills that benefit both them and the business and allow them to progress into higher-skilled occupations. Read more

Our programme, built with an employer group, ensures that apprentices are productive at work as soon as possible, getting involved in activity at work to embed the knowledge, skills, experience and behaviours learned.

We deliver off-the-job learning for our apprenticeships in flexible, modular programmes based on each individual’s prior knowledge, skills, and experience. We offer learning through block sessions, online courses, assignments and project work.  Our expertise is in modular, stackable learning. This flexible approach is part of our design and delivery DNA.

Our apprentices progress along a career path from day one, gaining professional skills, status and accreditation as they go.