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UCP Diploma in Web Application Development

Diploma in Web Application Development

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P56
75 credits / 750 hours
Gateway Qualifications
course overview

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 front-end and back-end 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.

  • 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.

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.

University Centre Peterborough use Code Institute’s learning platform to deliver the program to you. You learn flexibly at times that suit you through the platform. Your University Centre Peterborough instructor will support and guide you through regular sessions facilitated through Microsoft Teams.

This course is written by Code Institute and accredited by Gateway Qualifications. Applicants must complete the Code Institute’s 5-step Coding Challenge before applying. Complete the form below to register for the Coding Challenge, then once you’ve completed it, follow the Apply link below to apply for the Diploma in Web Application Development.

You will be assessed through four projects which cover different aspects of web application development. Each milestone project is designed to build knowledge and skills for the key stages of building a fully-functioning web application using a full-stack framework. These projects form a portfolio which showcases learners’ practical skills, knowledge and competency to employers.

The work is marked internally by University Centre Peterborough and then verified externally by Gateway Qualifications. All units are marked Pass, Merit or Distinction.

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.

This course is delivered entirely online in 1 year or less.

This course has a flexible study mode featuring 24hr support.

Start date: 30/01/2023

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 over

Students 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 finance@ieg.ac.uk

Information on how the loan can be found on the gov.uk website. Please contact enquiries@ucp.ac.uk for further information on the criteria.

In this prospectus we will give you clear and accurate information so you can make the best choice for a successful future

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