I applied for the course through work and managed to secure one of the few remaining spots on offer. My overall impression is that it has been a very worthwhile experience so far; challenging and extremely rewarding. The course is split... Read More
You will accomplish a lot in a relatively short space of time. Cambridge Spark is partnered with leading players in industry and academia so the course content is designed with real-world problems in mind. Provided you keep practising, you will leave with a brand new set of industry class skills.
The course is very involved and extra reading around the topics is required. The breadth and depth of topics is equivalent to a masters in my view! Balancing a full-time job with the course has, therefore, been quite challenging. Fortunately my employer has been as generous as possible with study time. Persistence with the course does pay off, though, and you will get there if you keep at it. The rewards are twofold; the skills you get, and most importantly the confidence you gain in having worked through a problem and passed. I would thoroughly recommend it. (Originally posted at https://careerkarma.com/)