• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 105 days
EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Introduction to Code Solutions Professional Certificate in collaboration with MicrosoftX. This program will teach you how computers can be used to solve real problems and gain skills to create interactive websites yourself.


Building on the work you completed in the Introduction to Computer Science Professional Certificate Program, this program will enable you to apply your skills to real-world technical solutions. You’ll have the opportunity to work in a coding environment used by professional software developers as you learn the fundamentals of writing great code. But don’t worry: we take you, step by step, through the learning process. By the end of the series, you’ll learn how computers can be used to solve problems and gain skills to create solutions yourself.

The courses in this Professional Certificate program focus on open source web technologies teaching you the basics of the very popular programming language JavaScript. You’ll learn about client and server interaction and program a basic server application in Node.js. You’ll also get an introduction to creating and managing data in a web application and have the opportunity to get your hands on the foundational technology that is used across the internet.

Taught by teachers and programmers, these courses give you the right foundation for understanding how the web works and how you can create solutions to real-world problems. Each course includes regular assessments and hands-on projects to keep you engaged and aware of your learning progress.

Job Outlook
  • Software developers are changing our daily lives as we know it, reshaping the world, disrupting industries and igniting social change.
  • Employment of software developers is projected to grow 17 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations creating 1.1 Million jobs. (US Department of Labor statistics)
  • Foundation for careers such as Junior software developer, Junior UX/UI designer, Junior technical writer and Junior technical program manager.
What You'll Learn:
  • How to turn an idea into a technical solution
  • How to build interactive webpages
  • How to build and deploy dynamic websites

The Introduction to Code Solutions Professional Certificate is offered by EdX in partnership with MicrosoftX.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 105 days
    • Part-time variant
    • Duration description

      5 weeks per course

      3-4 hours per week, per course

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Building Interactive Prototypes using JavaScript
  • Building Functional Prototypes using Node.js
  • Designing a Technical Solution

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    268 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 268 USD per module and a duration of 105 days.
  • National

    268 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 268 USD per module and a duration of 105 days.
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