Taught course

Java Programming-Instructor-Led Online Live

London School of Emerging Technology
After School

Entry requirements

Course Highlights

  • Hands-on Sessions

  • Project-based Learning

  • Live or Offline Capstone Project

  • Real world development experience

  • Industry Mentors

  • Interactive Teaching Methodologies

Evaluation Criteria

  • 18 Coding exercises

  • 5 Assignments

  • 5 Quizzes

  • Capstone Project

  • Group activities

  • Presentations

Assessment Criteria

To earn the certificate, students must clear all the assessments, quizzes, and project work. At a minimum, students are required to satisfy the pass criteria of the course. Students who score 75% or more will be awarded Merit Grade, while students with 85% or more will be awarded, Distinction Grade.

Following are the detailed criteria for each level

Pass Grade Criteria

Score minimum 50% aggregate and demonstrate the following;

  • Proficiency in the technical skills and techniques

  • Must have a minimum attendance of 90% in the classes unless proper medical proof is provided

  • Submit all the projects and assignments before the last submission date

  • Collaborate with peers in group projects

Merit Grade Criteria

Score minimum 75% aggregate and demonstrate the following;

  • Excellent technical skills and techniques

  • Discover and apply strategies to find the perfect solutions

  • Select/design and apply appropriate methods/techniques

  • Present and communicate appropriate findings

Distinction Grade Criteria

Score minimum 85% aggregate and demonstrate the following;

  • Mastery of technical skills and techniques

  • Use critical thinking for self-evaluation and justify valid conclusions

  • Take the responsibility the manage and organise activities and teams

  • Showcase convergent/lateral/creative thinking.

Why Learn Java?

  • Java is one of the most widely used programming languages in the world. There’s a huge community of Java developers that is continuously evolving with the industry changes. This creates a huge demand for Java professionals and provides handsome salaries.

  • It won’t take you a long time to learn Java. This beginners course will teach you the fundamentals of Java in a short period of time.

  • Java is a very mature language. Thus, the huge community will always be a benefit whenever you are stuck. This language isn’t going away anytime soon.

  • Java applications are almost everywhere. You can have expertise in different Java domains depending on your interests.

Reasons to Choose LSET

  • Interactive live sessions by industry experts.
  • Practical classes with project-based learning with hands-on activities.
  • International learning platform to promote collaboration and teamwork.
  • Most up-to-date course curriculum based on current industry demand.
  • Gain access to various e-learning resources.
  • One-to-one attention to ensure maximum participation in the classes.
  • Lifetime career guidance to get the students employed in good companies.
  • Free lifetime membership to the LSET Alumni Club

Complete Learning Experience

This course provides a hands-on, guided learning experience to help you learn the fundamentals practically.

  • We constantly update the curriculum to include the latest releases and features.
  • We focus on teaching the industry's best practices and standards.
  • We let you explore the topics through guided hands-on sessions.
  • We provide industry professional mentor support to every student.
  • We give you an opportunity to work on real world examples.
  • Work with hands-on projects and assignments.
  • We help you build a technical portfolio that you can present to prospective employers.

What Will Be Your Responsibilities?

  • Work creatively in a problem-solving environment.
  • Ask questions and participate in class discussions.
  • Work on assignments and quizzes promptly.
  • Read additional resources on the course topics and ask questions in class.
  • Actively participate in team projects and presentations.
  • Work with the career development department to prepare for interviews
  • Respond promptly to the instructors, student service officers, career development officers, etc.
  • And most importantly, have fun while learning at LSET.

Skills You will Gain

  • Abstraction

  • Encapsulation

  • Inheritance

  • Polymorphism

  • Collections

  • Collections Framework

  • Generic Types

  • Method

  • Local Variables

  • Constructors

  • ENUM

  • Identifiers Declaration

  • Inner Classes
  • Method-Local Inner Classes
  • Anonymous Inner Classes
  • Static Nested Classes
  • Passing Variables
  • Wrapper Classes and Boxing
  • Overloading
  • Garbage Collection
  • if and switch Statements

  • Loops and Iterators

  • Handling Exceptions

  • Common Exceptions and Errors

Benefits of LSET Certificate

Earning the LSET Certificate means you have demonstrated hard-working capabilities and learnt the latest technologies by completing hands-on exercises and real-world projects.

Following are some of the traits employers can trust you have built up through your course;

  • You know how to work in a team environment and communicate well.
  • You know the tools which are necessary for your desired job.
  • You know how to use the latest technologies to develop technologically advanced solutions.
  • You have developed problem-solving skills to navigate complex problem scenarios and find the right solutions.
  • You are now ready to take on the challenge and help your prospective employer to build the desired solutions.

What to expect after completing the course?

After earning your certificate from LSET, you are entitled to join the LSET’s Alumni club. There are countless benefits associated with the Alumni Club membership. As a member of LSET Alumni you can expect the following;

  • LSET to hold your hand all the way to find a successful career

  • Advice you on choosing right career based on your passion and goals

  • Connect you with industry experts for career progression

  • Provide you opportunities to participate in events to keep yourself updated

  • Provide you an opportunity to contribute to the game changing open source projects

  • Provide you a platform to shine by giving you an opportunity to speak at our events

How Does Project-Based Learning Work?

LSET project-based learning model gives students an opportunity to work on the real-world applications and apply their knowledge and skills gained in the course to build high performing industry grade applications. As part of this course, students learn agile project management concepts, tools, and techniques to work on the assigned project in collaborative manner. Project work is done individually by each student but they are encouraged to enhance their solution by collaborating with the teammates.

Months of entry

January, May, September

Course content

Do you want to see yourself earning six figure salary in coming years? Do you want to learn a language which has strong foothold in the enterprise world? If your answer is yes, Java is what you should be looking to learn. Java is not only one of the most popular programming languages loved by 9 million developers but also offers one of the most high-paying jobs in the industry. Join LSET’s Java Programming course which will prepare you for your bright future in the software industry.

Java is one of the oldest and among the most popular programming languages in the software industry. Java is supported by millions of programmers around the world and constantly getting updated with latest features. This makes Java relevant to the modern development despite being invented 2 decades ago. Java has a strong foothold in the enterprise software market. Many fortune 500 companies and top banks including investment banks prefer Java as their backend development language. Java also made its place in the cloud development and becoming a preferred language for serverless.

This course starts with introduction of algorithm, concept of time and space complexity, Big O notation, etc. You will learn and develop pseudocodes and flowcharts to find solutions to problems. You will then move on to learn Object-Oriented Principals (OOP) like Abstraction, Polymorphism, Inheritance, and Encapsulation. You will get an opportunity to grasp these concepts through hands-on examples. Then you will get introduced to Classes and Objects which are the two most important concepts in OOP. You will work on practical examples and learn these by relating to real life scenarios. You will learn how to restrict access to variables and methods by using the concept of access modifiers like public, private, protected, and default. In addition, you will learn about non-access modifiers like final, static, etc. After this, you will get an opportunity to understand the concept of conditional statements like if else, switch, etc. and loops. Along with this, you will learn about exception handling, String operations, Generics, and Collections. Java 8 added some cool features like functional programming and lambda expressions. You will learn these concepts with hands-on examples. You will get introduced to Java 14 features like Switch expressions, text blocks, Pattern Matching for instanceof, Records, etc. In addition, you will get introduced to Java 17 features like if…else chain, Pattern matching with null, refining patterns in switch, sealed classes, etc. Towards the end of the course, you will learn multi-threading, file handling, and database concepts.

Learning Java will open doors for many career paths. After completing this course, you may want to explore our specialised courses to secure a high paying job. Following courses will make you eligible to join our job guarantee program. Job guarantee is an optional add-on paid program which will help you to find a suitable job. Please visit our Job Guarantee page to know more about it.

Prerequisites have been met

Option 1

  1. Topic: Java
  2. Duration: 3 Months

Option 2

  1. Topic:Java
  2. Add-On:Project
  3. Duration: 5 Months

Option 3

  1. Topic: Java
  2. Add-On: Project &Industrial Training and Paid Internship Program
  3. Duration: 12 Months

Note: Our Industrial Training and Internship program includes a guaranteed 6 months paid internship (from 10 hours to 40 hours per week) with a technology company. Due to visa restrictions, some international students may not be able to participate in this program.


The Job Guarantee program is available only to candidates who enrol in Option 3 (Project and Industrial Training and Paid Internship Program). It is important to note, however, that the Job Guarantee program has its own selection criteria, so not everyone may be considered for the program. To learn more about the Job Guarantee program, please visit Job Guaranteed Software Courses

Information for international students

The London School of Emerging Technology has two levels of fee structures, one for home students and another one for international students who are enrolling in our certificate and advanced certificate courses. The fee for all the courses at LSET is the same until it is exclusively mentioned on the course page.

In addition to onsite classes, the LSET also offers online courses. Tuition fees for online courses are lower than those for onsite courses. If you are a home student, you may pay your tuition fees in equal instalments. Nevertheless, home students are required to make payment two weeks prior to the start of the course and international students within ten days of the receipt of a conditional offer letter. Upon payment of the fee, an unconditional letter of offer will be issued to you. Please note that all fees must be paid in pounds sterling.

Information for applicants from the EU, EEA and Switzerland

A new set of regulations and guidance has been published by the UK Council for International Student Affairs on 11 May 2021 regarding the assessment of fee status for international students. The fee status assessments will be conducted in accordance with this guidance.

In the event that you are an EU national and do not reside in the United Kingdom, you may be subject to overseas fees. Students with settled and pre-settled status in the UK and some other categories of students who work in the UK can qualify for Home fee status as long as they meet the residence criteria.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • After School
    full time
    3 months months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    12 months months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    5 months months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

  • No prior programming knowledge

  • Basic Understanding of English

  • Basic proficiency with computers

  • Have access to personal laptop

  • Ability to complete assignments on time

  • Ability to follow instructions in English

  • Ability to work in Group

Course contact details

London School of Emerging Technology
+44 (0) 20 3369 9909