Taught course

Diploma in Web Application Development, Level 5 RQF

Institution
Code Institute
Qualifications
Diploma

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Entry requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Be over the age of 18

  • Applicants must complete the 5-step coding challenge

  • Mature students with commensurate work/industry experience will be considered

Months of entry

Anytime

Course content

About the Course

The course delivers the practical skills to design, create, build and test a web-based software application. Course content is designed to develop learners’ proficiency in the most relevant and sought after coding languages and tools.

Learners work through a series of four immersive projects through guided learning hours supported by online tutoring, mentoring and community activities. Peer-to-peer student support is provided via active Slack channels.

Modules

  • User Centric Frontend Development

This unit aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to build a Frontend web application. It includes understanding the principles of responsive design, documentation and effective layout of content.

  • Interactive Frontend Development

Learners develop the knowledge and skills needed to build a dynamic, interactive Frontend web application. It includes understanding user input and control when interacting with a web application. It also includes understanding the principles of manual testing for debugging.

  • Data Centric Development

This focuses on understanding and developing the practical skills to build a Back End web application. Topics covered include data storage and data management using relational and non-relational databases.

  • Full Stack Frameworks withDjango

Learners build on their existing skills and learn how to integrate them effectively to build a Full Stack web application. The unit covers the use of frameworks, APIs, automated testing, persistent storage, user authentication and ecommerce functionality

Employment Potential

The Career Services Team work with lerners to help them land one of the 90k unfilled tech vacancies in the UK every week. Opportunities for graduates are growing both within the tech sector and other sectors including retail, health, finance, education, transport, entertainment and hospitality. 90% of graduates are employed witin 6 months of graduating. The average starting salary for a junior software developer in the UK is £35k.

Graduates can apply for the following roles:

  • Junior/Associate Full Stack Developer

  • Junior/Associate Frontend Developer

  • Junior/Associate Backend Developer

  • Junior/Associate Software Developer

  • Junior/Associate QA Engineer

  • Support Engineer

Information for international students

International learners are welcome to apply for the course. Their eligibility for funding will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. Payment options may be open to learners who do not qualify for Adult Learner Loan funding.

Fees and funding

UK students
£5,424
International students
£5,424

Funding

Advanced Learner Loan funding is available for this course.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Diploma
    full time
    12 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    12 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    flexible
    9-12 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    This is a Level 5 Diploma in Web Application Development, awarded by Gateway Qualifications.

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Project based assessment, 4 milestone projects that map to key stages of software development4

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