Diploma in Full Stack
Software Development

Launch your Full Stack Software Developer career in just one year with our groundbreaking course.

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12-Month course duration

Full Stack Software Development Course

Part-time, flexible, min of 12-15 hours per week. For beginner or intermediate level

Take three steps to transform your career

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Learn the skills to become a Full Stack Software Developer
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Choose 1 of 3 specialist skill paths for your final project
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Get the one to one support to land your dream job

The first step on the full stack course is to learn the programming languages, frameworks and tools that will make you a valuable member of a development team.

Essentials Modules

This module introduces you to front end software development and key user experience principles. Through this you will gain competency in three top programming languages; CSS, JavaScript & Python. You will complete three projects in this module that demonstrate your new skills and act as a showcase to potential employers.

Full Stack Toolkit Modules

In this section of the course, you will learn how to access databases and use key coding tools like Django, Bootstrap, JQuery, PyTest and more. You will use this to test code, and learn how agile development teams work before completing your full stack project.

Choose 1 of 3 specialist skill paths for your final project

The last section of our full stack course allows you to start building a specialism that will set you apart from other candidates for your first job in tech. Choose 1 of our 3 specialist skills paths to build your outstanding portfolio:

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    1. eCommerce Build a full–scale online retail experience with a functioning eCommerce platform. Learn more
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    2. Advanced Front-End Create a sophisticated front-end web app with the same combination of creativity and React favoured by Netflix, Airbnb and Instagram. Learn more
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    3. Predictive Analytics harness the power of data with Machine Learning and AI to predict the future. Learn more

Get the one to one support to land your dream job

We understand that changing careers is monumental. That’s why you’ll be auto-enrolled on our 3-step careers accelerator program when you start the full stack course. This will help you build your confidence and land a job where you can excel.

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    Access to Europe’s exclusive tech hiring partners
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    25% of learners are hired while on the program
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    98% are employed within 1 year of qualifying

Industry aligned and
university credit-rated program

Apply today

Complete the steps outlined below to apply for our full stack course. Before applying please complete our 5 Day Coding Challenge. You’ll know if you have been approved within two working days following your application.

A trusted qualification that will progress your career faster

Code Institute is Sweden’s only university credit-rated software development bootcamp program, giving you the credentials employers value most highly.

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What could you earn as a software developer?

Our latest eBook looks at the process of changing careers to software development and the earning potential it can bring you.

Why Code Institute?

We’ll help you change career and advance faster

At Code Institute we guarantee you a superior learning experience and personalised support to achieve success and start your coding career. We combine high-quality content, technology, analytics and support to facilitate your success. Our goal is to support your career change and help you advance more quickly.

Skills for employment

Learn in-demand programming languages from industry experts.

Internationally recognised qualification

Our qualification is university credit-rated and industry aligned to give you the credentials to get hired anywhere in the world.

Join our tribe of coders

Our online community of learners and alumni can be found around the world and are great at sharing advice, giving support and developing networks.

Find a job you’ll love

We have a relationship with 1000+ hiring partners around the world, opening doors to your perfect career.

Get there faster

Our learner analytics help us deliver bespoke support and advice when you need it, keeping you on track to succeed.

A flexible framework

At Code Institute technology, data and people work in concert to give you the flexible framework to study, work and live.

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We have relationships with over 1000 hiring partners around the world, opening doors to your perfect career.


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Your in-demand skills will fast track your career & earnings

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of students are employed before graduating


of grads are employed under 6 months


of grads are employed 9 months or less


of grads are employed 12 months or less

Your career pathway

As a Full Stack Developer you will have the skills to advance your career quickly


Average starting salary

Types of Entry Level Roles

Tech/Dev Support
Jnr Full Stack Developer
Q/A Tester
Front End Developer


Average salary with 3-5 years experience

Types of Mid-Senior Roles

Full Stack Developer
Python Developer
.net Developer
Senior Technical Support


With +5 years experience

Types of Senior Roles

Senior Software Developer
Software Developer Manager
Data Analyst
IT Architect

Price and payment options

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Free Introduction Course

5 Day Coding Challenge

Start your career journey with our 5 Day Coding Challenge, a free coding bootcamp that aims to teach you the basics of HTML, CSS & JavaScript.

Our graduates go further faster

Adrian Rus

Graduated from Code Institute 2015

This course is very practical – you learn by doing. Working with new technologies – it’s very relevant to the careers market

Career path

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    Role Pre Code Institute
    Assistant Manager, Nandos
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    2019, Code Institute Graduation
    QA Engineer, Terminal Four
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    2022, Current Role
    Senior Systems Analyst, Mastercard

Simen Daehlin

Graduated from Code Institute 2017

In 3 short years, my salary has increased by over 200%

Career path

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    Sales Agent, Mobile Phones
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    Customer Support, Google
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    2022, Current Role
    Strapi Squad Lead Developer, Virgin Mobile

Kira Estrada

Graduated from Code Institute 2019

Don’t fear change. That’s it. Above all, do not have any fear of change

Career path

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    Role Pre Code Institute
    Montessori teacher
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    2019, Code Institute Graduation
    Associate Customer Support Specialist, Hubspot
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    2022, Current Role
    Senior Customer Onboarding Specialist, Hubspot
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Frequently Asked Questions

Academic Qualification
What does university credit-rated mean?

A university credit-rating means that a university has examined our programme and ranked it on a qualifications framework. Our Diploma has been credit-rated by the University of the West of Scotland at Level 8 on the Scottish Qualification Framework. This is the equivalent of level 5 on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and Level 6 on the European Qualification Framework (EQF).

When you partake in and complete this programme, you are a student and graduate of Code Institute and not a student or graduate of the University of the West of Scotland.

Do I get a certificate for finishing the course?

Yes. On completion of our full stack course, you will receive a digital certificate for a Diploma in Full Stack Development.

Application Process
How do I apply for the programme?

You can apply to the programme by completing this form: https://codeinstitute.net/se/apply/

I’ve never worked in Tech before, can I apply?

Yes. Our course is designed for beginners in coding, and transforms learned into world class junior software developers.

What is the criteria for admission?
  • Students must be over 18 years of age. 
  • Applicants should complete our 5 Day Coding Challenge prior to starting the Full Stack Diploma 
  • Applicants may be asked to complete an IELTS level 6 English test before they are accepted on the programme
How long is the application process?

The application process does not take longer than 48 hours. This does not include the time it takes to complete the 5 Day or All Access Coding Challenge.

Is there a visa requirement for this programme?

No. This programme is 100% online so no visa is necessary, the course can be completed anywhere in the world.

What is the price of the programme?

The Full-Stack Software Development programme costs €7,200. Finance options are available.

Why is the 5 Day Coding Challenge important for application?

The free 5 Day Coding Challenge ensures that you have an interest in coding and will be able to develop the skills taught on the course.


Is there an age requirement?

Yes. All students must be at least 18 years old when they start the programme.

Is there a minimum English language requirement?

Yes. Our programme is delivered entirely in the English language. Therefore, an Education Advisor may ask you to complete an IELTS level 6 English test. Because this programme is entirely in English, we do not want students to be disadvantaged because their English is not at the same level as the course.

I have no background in technology. Can I do this course?

Yes. Code Institute’s Full-Stack Software Development programme is designed to take students from zero experience to a world-class junior software developer. However, we require that a student complete the 5 Day Coding Challenge before applying to the programme.

Course & Teaching Approach
How long do I have to complete the programme?

The course must be completed in a 52 week timeframe. We recommend that students spend at least 12 hours per week on the course, however if you wish to commit more time than this it is possible to complete the course more quickly.

Are there exams on the programme?

No. Your assessment will be based on five projects that will be completed throughout the course. These will form your portfolio to show potential employers after graduation.

What is career support?

Code Institute aims to get you a job in tech. To do this, we have gathered a fantastic career services team. Their role is to get you a tech job after you finish the programme. At present, 98% of Code Institute graduates are employed within 1 year of graduating. A lot of this success comes from the assistance of our careers team. Our careers team will help you with;

What is tutor support?

Code Institute’s 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 7 days a week.

What is mentor support?

Individual mentors are available to offer one-on-one support to our students as they work on their projects. Our mentors are professionals in the tech industry. They are not employed directly by Code Institute. They offer best-practice advice to students on their projects. They know what tech employers want to see.

What is community support?

Code Institute has a community made up of thousands of students and graduates. Our students and alumni can work together and speak to each other daily. 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.

What is Student Care?

Student Care is usually the first point of contact for students when they start the Code Institute programme. They will help get you on the right track when it comes to scheduling and more.

Is this 100% online?

Yes. This programme is a 100% online course, utilising our Learning Management System (LMS) that tracks your progress and allows us to provide you with bespoke support to enhance your success.

What type of computer do I need?

Most computers are perfect for this programme. We recommend at least a 4Gb RAM, but an 8Gb ram is even better. If you are able to complete the 5 Day Coding Challenge on your computer this is a good measure that it will be able to cope with the demands of the Full Stack course.

Do I need to be good at maths to complete this programme?

No. The primary skills you will need to succeed are problem-solving.

Finance & CSN Funding
Is there finance available?

Yes. There are finance packages available to students throughout Europe. Each finance option is on a case-by-case basis.

The options and some of their criteria include:

  • Best Value: Pay upfront and receive an administrative discount of €900 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 a little as €361 a month.
  • CSN  Students based in Sweden may be eligible to apply for CSN funding. If you would like further information on this, please let me know. Administrative discounts do not apply.
Can I get CSN Funding?

CSN decides on who gets CSN funding. However, the question below answers the criteria for application for CSN funding.

What are the minimum requirements for CSN funding

The minimum requirement for consideration for CSN funding are as follows

  • You are eligible to apply for student aid up until the age of 60. However, according to CSN, “the entitlement to borrow decreases from the year you turn 51.”.
  • The minimum age requirement is 20.
  • You must be studying at the very least on a half-time basis.
  • The course must last more than three weeks.
  • If you are a foreign citizen, you must “meet the requirements for the right to Swedish student finance according to Swedish regulations or rank in the same category as a Swedish citizen according to EU law.”
  • “If you seek asylum and have never had a residence permit in Sweden, you are not entitled to student finance.”
  • “If you have received a temporary residence permit from the Swedish Migration Agency because you have refugee status or similar, you are also usually entitled to Swedish student finance.”
  • Depending on the criteria, Swedish citizens and EU/EEA citizens who have a permanent right of residence in Sweden can receive student finance if studying abroad.
After applying for the programme, where do I submit my CSN application?

Students apply for grants and loans through CSN’s “My Pages” section (Mina sidor). Eligibility requirements are dependent on CSN.

Future Career
Are job opportunities impacted by COVID-19 and Brexit?

Digital tech vacancies are growing rapidly, worldwide. According to the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs report, 2020, which was launched in October 2020, they predict that 85 million current roles will be replaced by up to 97 million new tech-focused roles by the year 2025. Local economies around Europe and the world are also indicating a steady rise in software development opportunities.

Will I get a tech job after this programme?

We help get you a job in tech. 98% of our graduates are employed in a tech role within 1 year of completing this programme. Our career services team is unrivalled, and we have more than a thousand global hiring partners.

Our careers team will help you with:

  • Setting up interviews
  • Interview preparation
  • Regular job alerts
  • Preparing your CV
  • Preparing your LinkedIn profile
  • Introducing you to employers
  • Regular webinars
  • One-on-one career coaching
What if I have COVID-19 while a student? Do I get time off?

Given the current COVID-19 situation, students who are concerned should contact Student Care. The Student Care team works with our students to resolve any barriers to study where they can.

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