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Digital and Technology solutions degree apprenticeship Vs Computer science degree

Got an offer to study CS at Queen Mary
Got a offer to do an Apprenticeship at a pretty good technology company and along side get a degree from Lancaster university.
I mean Queen Mary is Russell group and all but in every leaguee board Lancaster beats Queen Mary ( well the once I looked at, please don't get offended :smile:)
I am leaning towards the apprenticeship but I am just worried that will it limit my future growth in the company.
I am very interested in doing software engineering and always wanted a career in tech.
Also to let you know it is a level 6 software engineering apprenticeship with specialising in digital and Technology solutions.
WHAT SHOULD I DO?
HELP HELP HELP!
Reply 1
I can't lie apprenticeship definitely triumphs uni. I mean you get PAID work experience, the chances of levelling up in the company, having real responsibility from the start AND a degree?? you'd be dumb not to take it. And if you ever decide to not stay with the company, you can always take that experience and degree to a new company and probably start as an experienced professional while your friends start as graduates with tons in debt and barely any work experience. Need I say any more? What company is it by the way? I'd love to apply to the company too for next next year (taking gap year)
Hey thanks I appreciate the help.
it's Vodafone and yeah definitely go for it, would love to see you there next year
Reply 3
ooh vodafone is on my list but i never knew they partnered with russell group unis. What were the requirements?
Original post by Samii.A
ooh vodafone is on my list but i never knew they partnered with russell group unis. What were the requirements?


3 A-level
C Garde in GCSE English and Maths
Get ready for the challenging but worth it assessment/ interview. specially the final interview stage which is 6 hours long
Reply 5
Original post by aniket mishra
3 a-level
c garde in gcse english and maths
get ready for the challenging but worth it assessment/ interview. Specially the final interview stage which is 6 hours long

6 hours??? Wth
Original post by Samii.A
6 hours??? Wth


yeah that's the final assessment
Reply 7
Wow, where is the Apprenticeship based? Are there other locations other than London cause I already live in London and I want to explore other cities
Did u do another personal statement for the digital tech degree apprenticeship or use the same one as for cs
Original post by studentguy03-
Did u do another personal statement for the digital tech degree apprenticeship or use the same one as for cs


I used the same for CS really.
How is the 6 hours structured. Are there any breaks?
Original post by Aniket Mishra
3 A-level
C Garde in GCSE English and Maths
Get ready for the challenging but worth it assessment/ interview. specially the final interview stage which is 6 hours long
Hi, is it possible to show me ur personal statement and cover letter if u have it please ? If not comfortable with that, is it possible to list the activities you’ve done ? Thank you in advance : )
Original post by Aniket Mishra
I used the same for CS really.
Reply 12
Original post by Aniket Mishra
Hey thanks I appreciate the help.
it's Vodafone and yeah definitely go for it, would love to see you there next year

Did u end up going for the apprenticeship if so what’s it like?
Original post by LAK1N26
Did u end up going for the apprenticeship if so what’s it like?

would love to know this too!

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