What is an applied degree?

Applied degrees

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What is the difference between a degree and an applied degree?

Traditional degrees are predominantly theory-focused and give the student a broad knowledge using proven academic learning styles.

An applied degree combines the theoretical components of a traditional degree combined with a focused approach giving students real-world skills and applicable concepts geared toward their chosen career path. Applied degrees are a response to the growing industry need for work-ready graduates. For this reason, graduates with an applied degree are highly desirable and the likelihood of employment is increased.

The hands-on approach makes an applied degree a more enjoyable learning experience whilst still covering the necessary theoretical components for this level of qualification.

The vendor certifications contained within the Bachelor of Applied Information Technology have been identified as highly desired additions to the course by the industry itself. Completing these certifications adds valuable, focused knowledge that will give you an employment advantage.

The highly practical nature of the Bachelor of Applied Business draws from diverse areas of industry. Throughout your studies, real-world examples and test cases will be explored in a practical way to prepare you for your future career plans.

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