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GCHQ Apprenticeship

At GCHQ, we use cutting-edge technology to protect the UK against a range of cyber threats. We’re looking for technically savvy and motivated individuals to join our BSc Honours Degree Apprenticeship scheme.Software Engineering Degree Apprenticeship
£17,942 pa – Greater Manchester

It’s a unique opportunity to build on your technical and software skills, while learning how to protect the UK from terrorism, espionage, and organised crime. Starting in September 2018, you’ll enjoy a unique mix of classroom based learning (university accredited) and placements in software related business areas. Over three years, you’ll get to build and maintain some of the world’s most sophisticated electronic equipment. Ultimately, you’ll be helping the UK Government to operate in cyber space with confidence and stay ahead of the pace in a fast-evolving digital world.

With our state-of-the-art facilities and the support of mentors, you’ll have all the tools to take on real business challenges. And after three years, you’ll graduate with a BSc Honours Degree in Digital and Technology Solutions (Software Development).

You’ll have (or will be expecting to gain by September 2018) three A-levels at BBC or above – two of which must be in Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths (STEM) or equivalent qualifications in STEM subjects.

To find out more and apply, please visit: www.gchq-careers.co.uk

 

FREE CRIMINOLOGY, CRIMINAL LAW, POLICE SERVICE COURSE

 

Criminology

We’re delighted to launch a free, online course that is suitable for students in Year 12 or Year 13, who want to develop their understanding of criminology, criminal law or the police service.

The multi-disciplinary course is led by Dr Matthew Bacon from the University of Sheffield, with contributions from the police service, probation officers, and criminal lawyers. Topics covered will include: crime and criminal justice; policing; victims and victim support; restorative justice; prisons and places of confinement; community sanctions and measures; and desistance. Completing a course, such as this one, provides excellent material and information that students can use in their UCAS personal statement and when they are invited to interviews at university or for work experience placements.

The course is flexible and can fit around other study and work commitments. Students may choose to study only some of the course materials whilst those who complete the whole course (3 hours per week for 7 weeks) can buy a ‘Statement of Participation’.

We welcome your support in sharing information about this course with your students. For more details about the course content and to watch the introductory video, please visit https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/crime-justice-society or download the attached two-page pdf.