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MSc Computer Science degree apprenticeship for non IT specialists

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Urban Sciences Building

1 Science Square

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE4 5TG

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Join us and contribute to the scoping of our Masters-Level Degree Apprenticeship, which will equip non-IT graduates with digital skills.

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Recognising the immediate need to do more to close the digital skills gap, the Institute of Coding was established through a government-funded initiative to help increase digital skills across England.

The Institute of Coding at Newcastle University will be running a conversion, Level 7 MSc degree apprenticeship in Computer Science to help businesses upskill non-specialists into technical roles.

This half-day session is intended to get industry input into the course, due to start in September 2020.

Draft Agenda:

  • 09:30 Registration and networking
  • 10:00 Welcome and introduction
  • 10:15 The concept of a conversion masters programme explained
  • 10:25 Input and discussion on the content of the programme
  • 11:00 Coffee break
  • 11:15 Delivery models and concepts of blended learning presentation
  • 11:25 Input and discussion on delivery model
  • 12:00 Q&A with students on the existing MSc Computer Science (conversion)
  • 12:15 Close
  • 12:25-13:00 Networking lunch

Attend this event and you will:

  • Help develop the content for the Degree Apprenticeship (conversion) in Computer Science
  • Provide your ideas for the ideal delivery method of the programme, including options of online, face-to-face and blended learning.
  • Find out more about Newcastle University’s experience with a conversion degree in computer science
  • Get an understanding of how the Institute of Coding can help you upskill your workforce through Master’s level degree apprenticeships and lifelong learning opportunities including CPD
  • Network with peers from across industries and sectors in the North East

Who should attend?

  • Technical leads, IT experts and business analysts who want to upskill their team
  • Human resources and learning and development employees, especially with responsibility for the apprenticeship levy

Please do let us know if you have any dietary requirements through the registration page.

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