UTC technical specialisms
UTC students can obtain technical qualifications in subject areas where employers face a shortage of skills.
Below is a list of the technical specialisms currently offered by UTCs. Students can study these alongside their core academic subjects at GCSE and A Level:
- Broadcast media and entertainment technology
- Built environment
- Digital technology
- Health sciences
- Computing and IT
- Product design
- Biomedical science
- Cyber security
- Computer science
- Energy and environmental science
- Electronic engineering
- Life sciences
- Aviation Engineering
- Marine Engineering
- Nuclear Engineering
- Sports science
The UTC curriculum - how it works
Ages 14-16 (Level 2): 60% of the time is spent on studying core academic subjects and 40% on studying technical specialism(s).
Ages 16-19 (Level 3): 60% of the time is spent on studying technical specialism(s) and 40% on studying core academic subjects.
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