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Diploma in Web Application Development (Code Institute)

  • Course Type: Diploma/Certificate
Course overview

What can this course lead to?

In practical terms, the qualification gives learners the technical skills to gain employment and develop a careerin a rapidly growing, sustainable economic sector. There are in excess of 2.1 million jobs in the tech sector in the UK and every week 90k of these are unfilled roles in web/software development. The sector is growing 2.6 times faster than all other economic sectors in the UK.

Who is it for?

This course delivers the practical skills to design, develop, build and test a web-based software application.

The content aims to develop your abilities and proficiency in the most relevant and sought-after coding languages and tools for frontend and backend development.

You will learn industry-ready skills to take up roles across software/web application developer, full-stack/front-end/back-end developer, QA engineer or Software support engineers.

You do not need prior coding experience.

What is covered?

User-Centric Frontend Development

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

Interactive Frontend Development

This unit aims to 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 with Django

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.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • You must be aged 19 or over
  • Applicants must complete the 5-step coding challenge set by Code Institute
  • Applicants will complete an interview to determine suitability
  • Applicants should have a working knowledge of the English language both written and verbal.

Learners will also require access to a computer or laptop and broadband connection.

Course information
Start Date
The cost of the course is £5,421, and it is fully fundable through the Advanced Learner Loan mechanism. Advanced Learner Loans supports the cost of your course fees are avail­able to the following students: Learners aged 19 to 23 who already hold a full Level 3 qualification Learners aged 24 and overStudents taking out an Advanced Learner Loan may also be eli­gi­ble for sup­port towards equip­ment, uni­form, trans­port costs and some childcare funding through the Learner Support Fund.We have dedicated Advisors within the Finance Team who can help you with the application process. You can contact the finance team by e-mailing on how the loan can be found on the website. Please contact for further information on the criteria.

Delivered entirely online in 52 weeks. Flexible study mode, learners are fully supported 7 days a week, from technical to career tutoring.

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Tariff points
75 credits / 750 hours
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