IT: Management for Business
What's IT: Management for Business like?
With this apprenticeship, you’ll build a career with a valuable combination of business skills and IT. You'll find out how technology is crucial to business and how you can design and develop business IT solutions.
You'll develop skills and knowledge in project management, problem-solving and business operations.
We've worked with colleges, universities and industry employers to create this qualification. You'll gain the skills and knowledge the industry expects from a graduate - and earn yourself a degree.
You'll gain a Graduate Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 10. When you complete it you'll achieve the following qualification(s):
BSc (Honours) degree in IT: Management for Business at SCQF Level 10
A Graduate Apprenticeship is much more than getting a degree. Because it’s work-based, you’ll also gain a range of useful experience and skills such as:
a background in the business operations, procedures and culture of business IT
technical knowledge to play a key role in an IT environment
problem-solving and modelling skills suited to IT roles
management and business knowledge for a management role in IT projects
project delivery experience in a business environment
There are four key content areas which make up the IT: Management for Business Graduate Apprenticeship:
Business - 20-25%
Technology - 25-35%
Personal and interpersonal skills - 20-25%
Project and delivery management - 20-25%
Your Graduate Apprenticeship will also help you to develop meta-skills. Employers value these skills, which include:
working with others
These skills are crucial for your future life and career as they help you to:
cope and excel during change
collaborate with others
You could work in many areas such as:
network planning and control
Entry requirements for Graduate Apprenticeships vary by course and institution.
Each vacancy advert tells you what qualifications you need to start the apprenticeship. Or you can contact the university for guidance on entry requirements.
How does it work?
You’ll learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. You’ll study at university about 1 day a week. When you complete the apprenticeship you’ll have achieved an honours degree.
How long will it take?
This is a Graduate Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 10 (Honours degree level) and will take up to 4 years to complete.
You might complete the apprenticeship in a shorter time. That’s because you might have prior learning or experience that can be taken into consideration. This means you don’t have to repeat some parts of the qualification.
How to apply
Use the 'Find vacancies near you' search at the end of this page to look for vacancies, then you can apply online.
You'll apply on Apprenticeships.scot or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.