What is a Scrum Master
Getting in and Qualifications
The Scrum system is most popular in software development, and therefore suits those looking to pursue a career in business and IT.
Useful subjects include:
- Computer Science
- Business studies
For pupils in S5/6, a Foundation Apprenticeship in Business Skills might help develop some of the skills you need to work as a Scrum Master.
Entry requirements for courses can change. Always contact the college, university or training provider to check exactly what you will need.
There are a range of higher education options suitable for the role of Scrum Master.
Higher education such as a Higher National Certificate or a Higher National Diploma in software engineering or computer science can be very valuable to understand a team’s needs and become a more effective Scrum Master.
A degree is not required to be a Scrum Master but certain degrees can be very useful, such as communications, computing or business courses