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The University of Manchester
Coding Boot Camp
delivered by Trilogy Education

Become a web developer
 in 24 weeks

To speak to an admissions officer,
call +44 (0) 161 509 4261

Programme features:

Learn HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, Express.js, React.js, Node.js, Database Theory, MongoDB, MySQL, Command Line, Git, and more.*
Benefit from a wide range of career services to position you to be competitive in the market.
Build a portfolio of web applications to showcase your knowledge.
Study part-time while maintaining your work schedule.
*The material covered in this programme is subject to change due to market demand.

Web development is one of the fastest growing careers today. There are now 1.64 million digital technology jobs in the UK, and the sector is creating jobs twice as fast 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 Manchester Coding Boot Camp was created in partnership with Trilogy Education Services to help participants develop the skills and professional network needed to capitalise on this high demand. Manchester is a city renowned for its industrial heritage and technological innovation, and The University of Manchester and Trilogy Education Services are the exclusive providers of this programme in the North West region of the UK.

*TechNation Report 2017
**British Chamber of Commerce study

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What you will learn

  • You will learn the full stack – covering the skills needed to become a proficient front and back-end developer.
  • You will gain access to a tutor network, allowing you to get help both on and off campus.
  • You will receive career-planning assistance, including:
    • Portfolio reviews, CV and social media profile support, career content and practice sessions, technical interview training, 1-2-1 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.
    • Industry insights through ‘Tech Talks’—quarterly online panels with local industry professionals.

What you receive on completion

  • A robust portfolio of projects to demonstrate your working knowledge of web development.
  • Opportunity to showcase your final project to local professionals, through a quarterly ‘Project Demo Day’ networking event.
  • Continued 1-2-1 career coaching for 6 months after completion, with your Career Director, from Trilogy Education Services.
  • A non-accredited certificate of completion from The University of Manchester.

About The University of Manchester

Where better to study coding than at The University of Manchester – the birthplace of modern computing and home of the world’s first stored-program computer, ‘The Baby’, which was built here in June 1948.

The programme will be hosted in the Kilburn Building, home to the first university department of Computer Science (in 1964) and a world-leading pioneer in software and hardware research.

Following on with its rich history in ‘firsts’, The University of Manchester is the exclusive partner of Trilogy Education Services for the delivery of this programme across the North West region of the UK.

The University is committed to reducing barriers to study by attracting outstanding pupils irrespective of their backgrounds. The Coding Boot Camp offers a flexible pathway to gaining key, in demand skills, with no prior degree required to participate. For more information on entry requirements see the FAQs below.

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

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

Frequently asked questions

What are the dates of the programme?

  • The course begins 11 August 2020, and takes place on Monday/Wednesday -or- Tuesday/Thursday evenings and Saturday day.

Can I keep working while studying at The University of Manchester Coding Boot Camp?

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

Who teaches the course?

  • This content of this programme has been developed by Trilogy Education Services and academically approved by The University of Manchester. The programme will be delivered by Trilogy Education instructors, who have been approved by The University of Manchester.

How long is the programme?

  • The programme runs for six months, over two weekday evenings and a Saturday.

Do you provide career planning support?

  • All participants receive career support and coaching, soft skills training and guidance in how to strengthen their online portfolio.
  • In order to qualify for continued careers 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 Trilogy Education’s Career Services four weeks prior to completion.

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-programme tutorials that will get you up to speed and ready to start learning from day 1.

What sets your programme apart from others I can join in Manchester or elsewhere?

  • The Coding Boot Camp is a part-time programme that allows working professionals to study web development without leaving work.
  • Participants 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 the classroom.
  • On average, our successful participants then spend a further 20 hours per week studying and completing assignments.

What are the requirements to complete the programme?

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

What is the tuition fee?

  • The tuition fee, payable to Trilogy Education Services, is £8,400 including VAT
  • A deposit of £1,200 including VAT is required to secure your place.
  • There are no additional fees for textbooks or software.

What are the payment options?

  • A deposit of £1,200 including VAT is required to secure your place in the programme. Deposit payments can be made by Visa, Mastercard, or American Express.
  • Individuals can then either pay the tuition in full by the early registration deadline to be eligible for a £700 early registration discount or arrange a payment plan and pay in instalments. To find out more, please call +44 (0) 161 509 4261 to speak with an Admissions Officer.

Do I need to bring my own computer?

  • Yes, you will need to bring your own laptop to work on during the classes, which must meet 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 or 9-4 in Maths
    • You must meet the English Language proficiency requirements outlined below
    • You must have passed the admissions interview and aptitude assessment
    • You must have paid the deposit
    • A degree is not required to enrol into the programme

How do I prove my level of proficiency in English?

  • We accept the following tests:
    • GCSE English Language grade C/4 
    • IELTS – minimum score of 6.5
    • TOEFL iBT (internet based test) – minimum score of 87
    • TOEFL (paper based) – minimum score of 570
    • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)

Is the programme accredited?

  • Participants who successfully complete The University of Manchester Coding Boot Camp will be awarded a certificate of completion from The University of Manchester. The programme is not accredited.
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