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Makers Academy

Online, London, Bristol, Manchester, +1 more.
Cambridge

About Makers Academy

Location: Online, London, Bristol, Manchester, Cambridge

Makers Academy is a highly selective 16 week, full-time program which teaches web development. Based in London, England the course is delivered fully remotely and is open to anyone in the world who meets the coding requirements, and wants to future-proof... Read More

The course has been designed by a team of inspirational software engineers with strong backgrounds in educational psychology, enabling students to master any technology in today's marketplace. As big believers in self-directed learning, students finish the course as a confident and independent software engineer ready to hit the ground running.

There's a focus on life-long learning skills, while the course includes technical tests, working on open-source code or even working with the Makers engineering team on live, real-world, production code.

We have an incredibly popular emotional intelligence curriculum as well, with virtual yoga and meditation support, because world-class software developers are great communicators and collaborators as well as great coders.

Makers has the largest dedicated career coaching team in the industry providing 1:1 support to help you launch your tech career. We have relationships with over 250 of London’s top technology companies looking to hire (including but not limited to Deliveroo, British Gas, Starling Bank, Financial Times, Compare The Market.com, and Tesco). We also have the largest alumni network in the UK.

Courses

Web Development Bootcamp

Cost: £8,500
Duration: 16 weeks
Locations: Online, London, Bristol, Manchester, Cambridge
In-person Available Online
Course Description:

Firsthand Experience

Forget rote learning and slow progress. You'll be learning from world class developers and immediately implementing the concepts into your own projects. Be prepared to drink from the firehose.

Community-driven Classrooms

During your hands on training, we invite engineers from top tech companies to guide you. You'll be learning while simultaneously networking with key members in the technology community.

Pairing

Students spend about 50-70% of their time pair programming, meaning two people working together on the same code base. Pairing is a fantastic way to learn new concepts and studies have shown developer output to INCREASE when developers pair program.

Project-Based Work

While the first half of the course focuses on the fundamentals of Web Development and the Ruby Language, the second half focuses heavily on students creating real-life projects. You will leave the course with at least 3 complete pieces of work for your portfolio, as well as a bulging Github account and plenty of points on Stack Overflow.

Subjects:
CSS, HTML, jQuery, PostgreSQL, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, React.js, SQL, Node.js, JavaScript

Makers Academy Reviews

Average Ratings (All Programs)

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4.72/5 (453 reviews)

Sara sabbagh
Full stack dev | Graduated: 2022

11/25/2022

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"Amazing"

Makers is an incredible place to learn and th experience of being at makers has been a transformational experience. I came in as a customer service person and leave a developer. The course itself is very intense and not for the faint hearted! So be ready... Read More

Erlantz Ramos
Graduated: 2022

11/24/2022

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Web Development Bootcamp

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"A great way to initiate your career in Software"

Being a Makers student was a great experience and exactly what I needed to start my career in Software. I got all the support I could need from the coaches, a lot of experience with both relevant tech in the industry (like Ruby, JavaScript, MongoDB, PostgreSQL... Read More

Haroon
Graduated: 2022

11/19/2022

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Web Development Bootcamp

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"A really helpful view into the world of programming."

Pros -A really helpful introduction to programming. -Uses a lot of job relevant tech (JavaScript, HTML, CSS, React, PostgreSQL, Mongodb). -There is a lot of group work and pairing, which is useful in preparing for a job. Cons -Unlike a traditional academic... Read More

Jonas Diete
Graduated: 2022

11/17/2022

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Web Development Bootcamp

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"A fantastic bootcamp that helped me become a software developer"

I have just finished Makers' 12 weeks full-time immersive coding bootcamp and I really enjoyed it. My aim was to change career and become a software developer. I already had some coding experience before the course, but a few people on the course also... Read More

Jovi
Software Developer | Graduated: 2022

11/17/2022

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Web Development Bootcamp

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"The best "real-world" training environment and community"

The Makers environment and community is incredible and highly supportive. Makers goes beyond just teaching you how to code - you also learn how to work, solve complex problems and communicate with others effectively. There is also a focus on your overall... Read More

Patricia Garcia Nieto
Graduated: 2022

11/15/2022

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Web Development Bootcamp

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"One of the most amazing learning experiences"

Being a Makers student is such a wonderful experience. Their holistic approach helps you become a software developer that not only has the technical skills to find a first position in the market, but that will also able to care for their wellbeing and... Read More

Rita
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2022

11/15/2022

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Web Development Bootcamp

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"Excellent place to become a good developer"

It is not only the quality of code knowledge that you can be sure to find here, it is all the many things you will need to be ready for your first role as a developer. I knew Javascript pretty well before Makers, and turns out didn't learn more Javascript... Read More

Sophie Lewis
Backend Software Engineer | Graduated: 2022

11/15/2022

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Web Development Bootcamp

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"Fantastic!"

I loved my time at Makers bootcamp! I hardly knew any code before Makers, only a bit of Ruby that we needed to learn before joining. The curriculum covers a vast amount with exciting group projects, and is mainly self led learning and pair programming.... Read More

Thomas Lee
Graduated: 2021

11/7/2022

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Web Development Bootcamp

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"Great Experience"

Makers is a well refined, well structured, intensive coding bootcamp. The coaches are super knowledgable and ready to help, and the curriculum is well curated and structured. The job support after is *excellent*. I initially got a job through Makers at... Read More

Jennie Evans
Graduated: 2022

11/4/2022

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Web Development Bootcamp

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"Intense, revitalising, brilliant learning experience, which has given me an exciting career change"

Within 6 months, I have gone from very novice coder to getting my first job as a developer and that is thanks to Makers. And although an intense learning experience, it has also been a refreshing and revitalising break from the world of work where my... Read More

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