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Code Institute

Average Rating4.14
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Code Institute is an online coding bootcamp offering a FullStack Software Development diploma. The diploma program is part-time with a flexible framework that takes 52 weeks to complete. As a global coding educator, Code Institute’s courses offer learners the skills and support to change careers and advance more quickly. The bootcamp is university credit-rated and industry-aligned so students get the credentials to get hired anywhere in the world. Code Institute combi...

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  • Jamie oneill
    Student • Diploma in Full Stack Software Development & Specializations • Online
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    Jun 17, 2024
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    Great course

    The Code Institute Full Stack Software Developer course provided a supportive and comprehensive learning environment. I gained a strong foundation in essential web development technologies, from front-end to back-end, and felt prepared for the job search thanks to their career support. The mentorship and student community were invaluable resources throughout the program, making it a rewarding experience.
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  • Marcos Dias
    Marcos Dias
    Graduate • Diploma in Full Stack Software Development & Specializations • Online
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    Nov 24, 2022
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    Diploma in Software Development (e-Commerce Applications)

    I am a database developer working for over 20 years in this area. I love database development and I also love learning new things. I started learning web development some years ago, but I never worked professionally with it. So, I decided to take the Code Institute "Free 5 Day Coding Challenge" first and then I got accepted to the Code Institute "Diploma in Software Development (e-Commerce Applications)" course via Springboard.

    From my experience and after completing the course, I...
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  • Dominic Quail
    Dominic Quail
    Graduate Software Developer • Graduate • Diploma in Full Stack Software Development & Specializations • Online
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    Sep 22, 2022
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    Worthwhile and interesting course

    My review is for the Diploma in Full Stack Software Development (E-commerce Applications). 

    I found the course to be interesting and to cover quite a lot of useful topics, particularly for someone like myself who is quite new to software development. There were plenty of challenging moments but overall I found it to be a worthwhile experience. Over the course of the diploma, you create 5 portfolio projects that range from HTML and CSS right up to a full-stack e-commerce applicatio...
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  • Daphne
    Daphne
    Graduate • Online
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    May 02, 2022
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    Really worth the effort

    Started the course in December 2020, I was brand new to the coding world and managed to successfully complete the course. I especially liked the support of the fellow students and the teachers. There are plenty of channels you can fall back on.
    When I see what I have learned within a year and what help I have had with it, I am very happy that I did this.
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  • Keith
    Keith
    Student • Diploma in Full Stack Software Development & Specializations • Online
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    Apr 30, 2022
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    Not worth the cost

    The short answer is the course is a full stack program, but it's absolutely not worth the money.

    I completed approx 70% of the learning material and submitted 3 projects before deciding that the Code Institute boot camp was a waste of time. 

    Online boot camps have a lot of cheaper alternatives to contend with and that can present a problem for boot camps, who must have something special to bring them beyond someone seeking cheaper alternatives.

    Right from the get go,...
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    Rory Toal of Code Institute

    Head of Digital

    May 03, 2022

     
    Hi Keith,

    It’s disappointing to read your thoughts on our Full Stack Software Development programme. However, some of your comments are unfair and incorrect. 

    Firstly, we would like to point out that our programme is incomparable to any free online coding course. We have set our standards very high and have had our course content credit-rated to a university level. We also offer unrivaled support from Student Care, Career Services, and Mentors. Our Tutors are available to advise students 24 hours a day, five days a week and from 9 am to 5 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. 

    Regarding your issues, we have highlighted some points below. 

    • We receive very positive feedback on the HTML Essentials section of our programme, and it scores very highly. The requirements for the challenges may appear strict because we want to test what you’ve just learned in this unit, not what you may have already learned in previous units. 
    • The Assessment Handbook on the LMS provides details of the requirements for each project and the criteria against which it will be assessed. 
    • Mentors are available to bring their industry expertise and guidance to all students working on projects and a broad range of session times are accommodated.
    • We have an amazing Community on Slack that includes not only students, but also staff, mentors, and tutors. It is also very important to note that many of our alumni partake in our channels to continually help others through their journey.
    • Regarding our career crunches. The career seminars run live 2-3 times a week, generally at lunchtime. This time accommodates what our surveys have told us is the optimum time for most available students. Also, many of these seminars are recorded and available on-demand. 

    If you would like to discuss your project feedback or any other aspect of our course, please contact our Student Care team. 

    Kind regards,
    The Code Institute Team. 

     
  • David Thompson
    David Thompson
    Student • Full-Time: Diploma in Software Development • Online
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    Apr 04, 2022
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    My experience so far

    Since starting the course i managed to complete the User Centric Frontend Development Milestone Project, i have then moved on to Javascript and unfortunately i've had to deal with bereavements in my family in which i needed time off from the course, to begin with Code Institute was very understanding however as time passed by they was pressing me to continue the course even after i gave them a doctors certificate, however i agreed to come back on the course not feeling 100% and to my sur...
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    Code Institute of Code Institute

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    Apr 08, 2022

    Hi David,

    We would like to once again offer our sympathies for your bereavements. 

    Our bereavement and extension policies are clear and very fair. After a certain period of time, it is important for students to continue with their studies. The deadlines are set by the Student Care team based on the content that's already been completed and to make sure students have the time they need for the remaining projects. However, we do not talk about individual cases in public forums like these, so we will not be commenting on your own case or the number of extensions you have received on the programme. 

    If you would like to discuss this further with our team, please feel free to contact Student Care.

    Kind Regards,
    The Code Institute Team
  • Suzanne Bennett
    Suzanne Bennett
    Graduate • Dublin
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    Mar 30, 2022
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    Full Stack Web Development

    This course was great for teaching up to date technologies in preparation for a career change into software development. There is a really great community of students (past and present) on Slack and lots of support in case you have questions (which you definitely will!). Some opportunities have come up for me recently due to being so immersed in the community so I highly recommend it. I was required to create four milestone projects as part of this course and was set up with a mentor to ...
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  • Lucinda Souchet
    Junior Software Engineer • Graduate • Diploma in Full Stack Software Development & Specializations • Online
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    Mar 29, 2022
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    Diploma in Full Stack Software Development

    - 100% online flexible hand-on learning at your own pace.
    - Course material, mentor support (1:1 session - flexible - available), tutor support (online chat - flexible - available) are high-quality.
    - Fostered a great supportive, respectful and helpful community on Slack.
    - Career hub and support: great advices, recommendations and webinars to find you the right job and prepare you for interviews (1:1 career support, mentor sessions and online webinars)
    - Content is Industry-Va...

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  • Hideo
    Hideo
    Nishimura • Graduate • Dublin
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    Mar 08, 2022
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    Full stack software developer

    Great experience overall. I have probably never learnt so much in one year and enjoyed it the way I did. It seems that some parts of the course were a little rushed without covering all the necessary details. However, there was always student support available to assist. 
    As a final note, It is still unclear to me how much learning the Django framework can be useful to land a first job, but it is definitely a skill that will be valuable in the future. 
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  • Stephen Johnston
    Student • Full-Time: Diploma in Software Development • Online
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    Sep 20, 2021
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    Trust in SODA Hackathon

    This was the second Hackathon that I've taken part in with Code Institute although this was the first time that Code Institute co-hosted a Hackathon with one of their external partners, Trust in SODA who are a UK based recruitment company. 

    The theme was "Building an Accessible Workplace" and the event was kicked-off with a very insightful
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  • Iain Knox
    Iain Knox
    Student • Diploma in Full Stack Software Development & Specializations • Online
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    Aug 14, 2021
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    Retro Gaming Hackathon

    I had opted to make a change in my career and move into IT. After looking through a couple of resources both paid and free I chose to enrol with Code Institute. I've only been on the course since July and through our slack community, a Hackathon event was posted inviting students of all levels to participate. Having zero knowledge of what a hackathon was, let alone limited coding experience, my gung-ho attitude of "let's do this" had me sign up. Initially I thought I had bitten off far m...
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  • Helena
    Helena
    Student • Diploma in Full Stack Software Development & Specializations • Online
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    Aug 13, 2021
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    Retro Gaming Hackathon

    I had only been attending my Full Stack Software Development course for little over a month when I decided to apply for my first hackathon. A decision I definitely not regret. It was a really fun experience and I already feel that it has given me tools which will help me through the course. It taught me a lot about working as a team together in Github and I had to push my limits when it came to coding. 

    My teammates were super and so supportive of us who didn't have mu...
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Code Institute Alumni Reviews Summary

Based on 110+ Code Institute alumni reviews on Course Report, the school has a good standing with an average rating of 4.14 out of 5. Positive aspects noted in reviews include a comprehensive curriculum covering a range of technologies and supportive student care. The Full Stack Software Development diploma is particularly appreciated. A student review states, "The content is great, suitable for beginners and experienced programmers." However, some students note issues with outdated course material and insufficient instructor support.
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Credit-rated by the University of the West of Scotland. Graduates are also awarded a globally recognized Diploma in Software Development.
FAQs

How much does Code Institute cost?

Code Institute costs around €7,795. On the lower end, some Code Institute courses like Free 5 Day Coding Challenge cost €0.

Where does Code Institute have campuses?

Code Institute has in-person campuses in Berlin, London, Madrid, and Stockholm. Code Institute also has a remote classroom so students can learn online.

Is Code Institute worth it?

Code Institute hasn't shared alumni outcomes yet, but one way to determine if a bootcamp is worth it is by reading alumni reviews. 117 Code Institute alumni, students, and applicants have reviewed Code Institute on Course Report - you should start there!

Is Code Institute legit?

We let alumni answer that question. 117 Code Institute alumni, students, and applicants have reviewed Code Institute and rate their overall experience a 4.14 out of 5.

Does Code Institute offer scholarships or accept the GI Bill?

Right now, it doesn't look like Code Institute offers scholarships or accepts the GI Bill. We're always adding to the list of schools that do offer Exclusive Course Report Scholarships and a list of the bootcamps that accept the GI Bill.

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You can read 117 reviews of Code Institute on Course Report! Code Institute alumni, students, and applicants have reviewed Code Institute and rate their overall experience a 4.14 out of 5.

Is Code Institute accredited?

Credit-rated by the University of the West of Scotland. Graduates are also awarded a globally recognized Diploma in Software Development.

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