Best Online Coding Courses

Discover the best online coding courses available and compare the most important criteria to you. Whether it’s the length, price, accreditation, or jobs outcome, find out how the most popular courses compare.

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Best online coding courses

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What makes Code Institute different?

Code Institute differentiates itself from competitors by offering a unique blend of support, hands-on learning, and industry-relevant projects that prepare students for real-world job requirements. Most importantly, apart from attaining the skills to become a full-stack developer, Code Institute’s careers team is in place to help our students find their first role with their new skills.

Code Institute teaches its students Full Stack Software Development and assists them in changing careers to this exciting industry.

Course content

The course content is designed by industry experts and is constantly updated to reflect the latest technologies and market trends.

Supported learning platform

The platform gives students access to tutors who provide personalised feedback, guidance, and support throughout the program.

Careers curriculum

Code Institute’s careers curriculum includes soft skills training, such as communication, teamwork, and problem-solving, to ensure students are equipped with the skills needed to succeed in a professional work environment.

Portfolio of industry-standard projects

The programme includes the creation of a portfolio of industry-standard projects, allowing students to showcase their skills and build a network of contacts to enhance job prospects.

Flexible payment options

Code Institute offers flexible payment options, making the bootcamps accessible to a wider range of students.

1000+ global hiring partners

Our careers team has partnerships with leading companies that are looking for new developers, providing graduates with direct access to job opportunities in the industry.

Free Introduction Course

5 Day Coding Challenge

Start your career journey with the 5 Day Coding Challenge, our free coding bootcamp, to learn the basics of HTML, CSS & JavaScript and discover if coding is the career path for you.

How Code Institute supports you

With a team of Tutors, Mentors, Student Care and Community, our support ensures no one gets left behind as you transform your career and realise your potential.

Our support pillars include:

Career Support

Code Institute enables you to change your career in twelve months, and 98% of our graduates who use career services are employed within one year. Our career transition coaches follow a systematic approach that ensures you will be interview-ready in under twelve months. We will connect you to our network of 1000+ hiring partners.

Student Care

Student Care is usually the first point of contact for students when they start our programme. They will help get you on the right track regarding scheduling and more.

Tutor Support

Our Tutor Support is second to none. This team is there to help with any technical queries that you may have on the course content. They are available to help from 8 am to 11 pm (UTC+1), during weekdays and from 9 am to 5 pm (UTC+1) over weekends.

Mentor Support

Individual mentors offer one-on-one support and best-practice advice to students as they work on their projects. Our mentors are professionals in the tech industry. They know what tech employers want to see.

Community Support

We use our Slack channels to allow our community to stay in touch with each other. We regularly hold webinars, hackathons, and more to promote the growth of this community. Remember, everyone in this programme is going through the same course.

Community: Your Key To Career Change Success

Tips from Code Institute students who have worn your shoes and from employers that want to hire you.

The benefits of studying with Code Institute

Code Institute is the only university credit-rated online coding bootcamp in Europe and was designed with input from companies who told us what they need from the next batch of software developers. Graduates can be safe in the knowledge that after they complete our programme, they can put their best foot forward into an exciting new career in software development. But what other benefits are there when studying with Code Institute?

Career support

A majority of our students study with us because they want to change careers, and our Career Services Team are here to help you every step of the way in that journey. With their support as many as 98% of our graduates are employed within one year.

Specialist major

Software development is advancing all the time and it branches into many different areas. As a student with Code Institute, learners can choose an in-demand area in which to specialise. The specialist area you can choose from are; e-Commerce, Advanced Front End Development or Predictive Analytics.

MyCodeInstitute bonus bundle

The cost of software tools can be prohibitive for most junior developers. So, Code Institute have partnered with Github to give you access to over €50K of software tools so you can learn to ship software like a pro.

University Credit-Rated Diploma

Diploma in Full Stack
Software Development

Become a highly-employable full stack Software Developer in one-year with our groundbreaking program.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much are coding courses?

Code Institute’s Full Stack Software Development programme costs £7,795, and numerous finance packages are available to ensure that it is accessible to as many people as possible. Payment options include: 

  • Code Institute’s Payment Plans:
    Best Value: Pay upfront and receive an administrative discount of £1000 off the course price.

Flexible Payment Options: We offer a range of 12, 15, and 18-month payment options where you can change your career from as little as £366 a month.

  • Knoma
    Knoma offers a 0%, 12-month finance contract. Applicants must be UK residents and over 18 and will be subject to a soft credit search.
  • Lendwise
    Lendwise offers contracts of up to ten years. Interest rates are agreed upon based on your financial profile and the agreed length of repayment. Applicants will be subject to a soft credit search.
How long is a coding course?

Code Institute’s coding course is a 52-week programme and must be completed in that timeframe. We recommend that students spend at least 12 to 15 hours per week on the course. If you wish to complete the programme in less time, this is entirely possible. The more time you spend on this programme, the faster you finish the course.

How many hours should I study coding

We recommend that students spend an absolute minimum of 12 to 15 per week on our programme to ensure that it is completed within the 52-week programme. Our Student Care team is on and to assist students with scheduling, etc.

Which coding course is best

Every coding course offers something different. However, Code Institute’s programme is Europe’s only university credit-rated online coding bootcamp. We have access to more than a thousand hiring partners, and our career team is in place to help our students and graduates change their careers. 98% of career services users are employed within one year of graduation.