University of Birmingham Coding Boot Camp

We'll help you learn to code in 24 weeks

Online and on campus web development boot camps

With the rising demand for web development skills across industries, University of Birmingham Coding Boot Camp was designed to prepare you with the knowledge you need to tap into today’s technological economy.

  • Learn front end and back end technologies through a dynamic full stack curriculum, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, Express.js, React.js, Node.js, Database Theory, MongoDB, MySQL, Git, and more.*
  • Work together with your peers to tackle complex projects and get hands-on training through experiential learning opportunities.
  • Take your new skills to the next level on challenging projects, building a portfolio of apps and projects to showcase your knowledge.
  • Receive a Certificate of Completion from University of Birmingham, demonstrating your achievement to future employers.
  • Benefit from a wide array of career support services like CV and social media profile support, technical interview preparation, portfolio reviews, soft skills training, and coaching from our dedicated career services team to help further your career.

As you embark on this 24-week journey, you’ll dive into a challenging curriculum and learn more than you thought was possible. With a virtual classroom environment, extensive support, and collaboration with your classmates, you will get hands-on experience in full stack web development.

Who should apply

Are you looking to change career paths and break into the tech industry, advance in your current career, or expand your knowledge? If yes, and if you are hardworking with a drive to succeed, then this programme could be for you. Other reasons this programme might be the right move:

  • You’re considering a career change but not sure how to take the first step
  • You’re happy in your current field, but want to move to another company or stay put and shift from a non-technical to technical position
  • You want to engage more deeply with your current job or boost your earnings and broaden your experience with freelance work
  • You have an entrepreneurial idea and need to acquire the skills to go “all in” on it and launch your business
  • You are looking for a coding course that fits with a busy lifestyle and current 9-5 employment
  • You are seeking to return to work and want to retrain or refresh your coding skills before applying for new roles

Ready to take the next step? Apply here.

Skills you will gain

In this part-time programme, students will learn full stack web development. The curriculum will teach the key skills for coding, including*:

  • Computer science applied to JavaScript
  • Browser based technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery)
  • Deployment (Heroku, Git)
  • Databases (MySQL, MongoDB)
  • Server side development (Node.js, Express, MERN Stack)
  • Quality assurance

*The material covered is subject to change. Our academic team adjusts to the market demand.

Student testimonials

Jennifer C.

Coding programme

“Overall, I think the course was the best way to get me started with coding. The course's content is concise and enough for the student to secure a junior role in web development. There was also plenty of helpful support for both learning and career services.”
Neeraja D.

Coding programme

“The program was intensive and tested my doggedness but I thoroughly enjoyed the challenge. I wanted to change my career and the course has given me the knowledge base and the necessary skills to embark on a career in web development. The TAs, instructors, and the career director were committed to helping me throughout the boot camp. I felt well supported by everyone in the organisation who went above and beyond in terms of guiding me and helping me achieve my goal.”

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Programme details:

  • Class dates: The next online coding programme begins 30 November 2021. The next on campus coding programme begins 30 November 2021. The next data programme begins 22 February 2022.
  • Duration: The programme runs for six months, over two weekday evenings and a Saturday.
  • Tuition fee: The coding tuition fee is £7,200 inc VAT. The data tuition fee is £7,200 including VAT.
  • Payment options: A deposit of £500 including VAT is required to secure your place in the programme. Individuals can then either pay the tuition in full by the early registration deadline to be eligible for an early registration discount or arrange a payment plan and pay in instalments. We’ve also partnered with the West Midlands Combined Authority Digital Skills Training Fund to offer a ‘Women in Tech’ scholarship to contribute to fees for our boot camp programme. a ‘Diversity in Tech’ scholarship is also available. Speak with admissions to learn about eligibility and how to apply.
  • How to apply: Fill out the enquiry form and a member of our admissions team will reach out to begin the application process.

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