How many times have you found yourself saying “There’s an app for that”? Computers and apps have become so deeply engrained in our daily lives that it’s difficult to imagine life without them. The huge demand for IT skills, combined with a general skills shortage in this fast-growing field, makes Computer Science and App Programming a good area in which to grow your knowledge – and this course is the ideal way to get started.
In our challenging Computer Science and App Programming course, you will be introduced to the basics of computer science and how computer technology can be exploited. As well as studying programming theory, you will develop practical skills in website development, using HTML for the structure and CSS for the formatting, and you will also be introduced to Python, a more scientific programming language. You’ll gain an understanding of the mathematics behind computer algorithms, and you will work in teams to design and develop your own app to put what you’ve learned to the test.
Why take this course?
Computer Science and App Programming is a fascinating and highly relevant course designed for gap year students, undergraduates and recent graduates. Your time on this course will give you a deeper understanding of the technology that has become so fundamental to daily life, equipping you with new knowledge and skills that have the potential to lead to a lucrative career. Even if you don’t end up going into a computer science-related career, the course provides useful background that will come in handy for a wide range of careers. In the modern workplace, knowledge of computers and apps is always helpful and in demand, so your attendance on the course will enhance your CV and set you apart from other candidates. What’s more, you will develop transferable skills – such as working effectively in a team – that will stand you in good stead at university and in your future career.
Eligibility and Pre-requisites
Students in the Computer Science and App Programming programme:
- Must conform to our Age Policy.
- Must be fluent or near-fluent English language speakers – if you are unsure whether your English level is suitable for this programme, please contact our Registrations Team on firstname.lastname@example.org and they will be able to assist you.
- Must be able to fulfill the basic requirements of the programme, regarding attendance at lessons, meals, and events. Please contact our Registrations Team for more detailed information.
- Should check the pre-requisites of each option they select before enrolling, to ensure they possess the necessary knowledge to benefit from the subject matter discussed in the classes.