Frequently Asked Questions

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  • The next cohort begins 12 October, and takes place on Monday/Wednesday -or- Tuesday/Thursday evenings and Saturday day.
  • Yes. The programme is designed for working professionals who are actively seeking a career change.
  • 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.
  • The programme runs for six months, over two weekday evenings and a Saturday.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The tuition fee, payable to Trilogy Education Services, is £7,200 including VAT
  • A deposit of £500 including VAT is required to secure your place.
  • There are no additional fees for textbooks or software.
  • Practical support and advice for current participants and applicants is available from the Participant Success Manager. Email:
  • A deposit of £500 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 and aptitude assessment
    • You must have paid the deposit
    • A degree is not required to enrol into the programme
  • 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)
  • 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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