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FDM Honours First FDM MSc Programme Graduate

08-15-2014 07:14 PM CET | Science & Education

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The UK’s leading IT graduate employer, FDM Group, has honoured its first graduate from the FDM MSc Programme at the Brighton Dome.

The graduation ceremony, held on 28th July, saw FDM Trainer Kevin Wright accept his Master’s in Applied Computer Science from University of Brighton. FDM fully-funded the course, which he studied via distance learning alongside his day job with the company.

Developed in partnership with University of Brighton, the firm’s MSc Programme provides selected FDM Trainers and Consultants specialising in Software Development with the exclusive opportunity to complete an MSc in Applied Computer Science.

The Chancellor of University of Brighton introduced the occasion and the Head of Faculty of Science presented the award. Upon completion, Wright confirmed he would “definitely recommend it to anyone who would consider it”.

Leader of the MSc Programme, Jonathan Withnall said, “It is excellent to see the success of FDM’s first MSc graduate. Studying a Master’s alongside work is a fantastic achievement and I look forward future celebrations with those due to graduate later this year.”

After the ceremony, FDM CEO Rod Flavell reflected, “I am delighted that our partnership with University of Brighton has enabled our Consultants and Trainers to continue further education. The MSc Programme is a unique opportunity for graduates and ex-Forces personnel to become experts in the field of Software Development whilst simultaneously starting their career.”

FDM’s MSc Programme, launched in 2011, is fully funded by FDM and is completed through distance learning over three years. The course provides those with exceptional aptitude for computer science with a Master’s in Applied Computer Science in tandem with professional and technical training and commercial experience; a vital combination to boost employability.

FDM’s Careers Programme trains employees for 8-16 weeks at one of the firm’s award-winning Academies worldwide. The programme provides professional IT and business training in a number of disciplines, including Development, Testing and Project Management. Following training, Consultants represent FDM on-site with one or more of their prestigious clients.

About FDM Group
FDM is one of Europe’s fastest growing international IT companies. It is well known for its unique training programme that has offered thousands of individuals the opportunity to kick-start their career in technology and business. The company specialises in providing clients with Consultants trained in core IT disciplines: business analysis, software development, data services, system testing and quality assurance and production support.

FDM provides high-value, cost-effective and low risk IT services to over 130 clients worldwide to help them achieve specific business objectives within various sectors, including financial services, media, retail and insurance. The award-winning firm enjoys a number of strategic partnerships with leading global technology players.

About FDM’s MSc Programme
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FDM Group
Naomi Chow
Global Public Relations, FDM Group / +44 1273 811 531

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