This programme has been updated in response to detailed discussions with Microsoft and engineers from Amazon, Ergo and IBM, to ensure that it offers the right skills across a variety of current technologies. It caters for the growing need for specialist IT experts who help maintain and run the IT services in an organisation and across the internet. Recent updates include an emphasis on Designing Public Cloud Architectures, Agile Management and DevOps, including IT Automation, Automated Testing and Deployment. Graduates with expertise in provisioning, managing, testing and maintaining cloud applications are now in demand. Cybersecurity is also a strong element of the programme.
This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.
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The Student - Career Interests
This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.
The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with sophiscticated technology. These types prefer mentally stimulating environments and often pay close attention to developments in their chosen field.
- Database Administration
- Web Developer
- Business Analyst
- Network Support
- Systems Support Engineer
- Junior Business Analyst
- Network Engineer
- Information System Support
- IT Security Manager