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University of Birmingham
Coding Boot Camp

Become a
 web developer
 in 24 weeks

To speak to an admissions officer now,
call +44 (0) 121-295-9450

Featuring

Coding
HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, Express.js, React.js, Node.js, Database Theory, MongoDB, MySQL, Command Line, Java, Git, and more.*
Certificate
Benefit from a wide range of career services to position you for success through graduation and beyond.
Portfolio
Build a portfolio of web applications to showcase your knowledge.
Time
Study part-time while maintaining your work schedule.
*The material covered in this course is subject to change due to market demand.

Web development is one of the fastest growing careers in today’s economy. There are now 1.64 million digital tech jobs in the UK, and the digital sector is creating jobs 2X faster than the non digital sector.* Demand for skilled developers is high with 75% of UK businesses reporting a digital skills shortage in their employee base.**

The University of Birmingham Coding Boot Camp was designed to help students develop the skills and professional network needed to capitalise on this high demand.

*TechNation Report 2017
**British Chamber of Commerce study

What you will learn
Student in computer lab

  • You will learn a full stack, including the skills needed to become proficient front and back-end developers.
  • You will gain access to a tutor network, allowing them to get help both inside and outside the classroom.
  • You will receive career-planning assistance, including:
    • Portfolio reviews, CV and social media profile support, career content and practice sessions, technical interview training, 1:1 career coaching, soft skills training, and more.
    • Access to a dedicated Profile Coach and Career Director who will work with you throughout the programme and prepare you to be ‘employer competitive’.
    • Students will also gain industry insights through Tech Talks—quarterly online panels with local industry professionals.

What graduates receive

  • As a graduate you will benefit from a Project Demo Day—a quarterly networking event with local professionals to showcase your final project.
  • Continued one-on-one career coaching with your Career Director post-graduation.
  • A Certificate of Completion from University of Birmingham, showcasing your accomplishments to future employers.
  • A robust portfolio of projects to demonstrate your working knowledge of web development.

About University of Birmingham
The University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham is ranked amongst the world’s top 100 institutions and has been challenging and developing students for more than a century. Characterised by a tradition of innovation, our work brings people from across the world to study either online or on our campuses in Birmingham and Dubai.

We recognise that in an increasingly fast-paced world, flexibility in terms of how and where you undertake your studies is important. Our portfolio of programmes offers a modern solution for today’s students.

We strive for even greater success, equipping our graduates with the knowledge and skills to excel in their chosen careers and to enhance the impact they will make around the world.

This programme is offered through the University of Birmingham, in partnership with Trilogy Education Services, a 2U, Inc. brand.

About Trilogy Education Services
Trilogy Education is a workforce accelerator that empowers the world’s leading universities to prepare professionals for high-growth careers in the digital economy. Thousands of people around the globe have completed Trilogy-powered programs, and more than 2,000 companies—including 50% of the Fortune 100—employ them.

FAQ
Frequently asked questions

What are the dates of the programme?

  • 13 January 2020.

Can I keep working while studying at the University of Birmingham Coding Boot Camp?

  • Yes. The programme is designed for working professionals who are actively seeking career change.

How long is the course?

  • Students will complete the programme in six months.

Do you provide career planning support?

  • All of our students receive pre-graduation career support and coaching, and soft skills training and the support needed to strengthen their portfolio.
  • In order to qualify for post-graduation Career Services support, you must successfully complete the programme, have legal status to work in the UK and have an approved CV and portfolio of projects, completed and approved by Career Services four weeks prior to graduation.

Do I need to have previous experience in programming before enrolling?

  • No. While having some background can help, we have 50 hours of online pre-course tutorials that will get you up to speed and ready to start learning on Day 1.

What sets your boot camp apart from others I can join in Birmingham or elsewhere?

  • The Coding Boot Camp is a part time program that allows working professionals to study web development without leaving work.
  • Students benefit from a robust set of professional development services to prepare them for success as they work to advance or change careers.
  • The Coding Boot Camp curriculum is built based on the most in-demand technologies specific to the UK market.

How many hours a week is the programme?

  • You can expect to spend approximately 10-12 hours per week in class.
  • To be successful our students spend an average of an additional 20 hours per week preparing for class, completing homework and career services assignments.

What are the requirements to complete the programme?

  • In order to receive a certificate of completion for the programme, you must:
    • Fulfill your payment obligations prior to the end date of the programme.
    • Attend a minimum of 95% of the class sessions.
    • Complete 90% of your homework assignments, including 100% of all project work.
    • Homeworks and projects are graded.

What is the tuition fee?

  • The tuition fee is £7000 + VAT.  
  • A deposit of £1000 is required to secure your place in the programme.
  • There are no additional fees for textbooks or software.

What are the payment options?

  • A deposit of £1,000 is required to secure your place in the programme. Deposit payments can be made by Visa, Mastercard, or American Express.
  • Individuals who pay the tuition in full by the early registration deadline are eligible for a £700 discount or individuals can arrange a payment plan and pay in installments. To find out more, please call +44 (0) 121-295-9450 to be set up to speak with an Admissions Advisor.

What are the computer requirements?

  • You will be required to bring your own laptop, which meets the following requirements:
    • Windows at least 8 GB Ram with a dual core processor (64 bit)
    • Mac over 2 years old – 8 GB Ram and dual core processor
    • Mac under 2 years

What are the entry requirements?

  • In order to enrol on the programme:
    • You must be over 18 years of age.
    • You must have a GCSE grade A-C in Maths
    • You must meet the English Language proficiency requirements outlined below.
    • You must have passed the admissions interview, coding test and academic interview.
    • You must have paid the deposit.

How do I prove my level of proficiency in English?

  • IELTS – minimum score of 6.5
  • TOEFL iBT (internet based test) – minimum score of 87
  • TOEFL (paper based) – minimum score of 570

Is the program accredited?

  • Students who successfully complete the boot camp will be awarded a Certificate of Completion from University of Birmingham. The programme is not accredited.
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