3 months
39 USD/module
39 USD/module
Tuition fee
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Would you like to move into a career in software development? This Software Development Fundamentals course at FutureLearn has been created to provide a broad introduction to software development.

Visit the official programme website for more information


If there’s one certainty about the future, it’s that it will be even more digital than it is now. 

All of the largest companies will be software companies at their core, like YouTube, Spotify and Uber. Now, banking, retail, education and telehealth are also set to become more digital. This means the demand for software development skills is going to continue to grow. 

This Software Development Fundamentals course at FutureLearn is designed for those who want to start a career in software development, as well as those who want to improve their understanding of software development to enhance their job performance.

Key skills you will learn

  • Software Development
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Agile
  • Project Management
  • Product Development
  • Programming
  • Cloud computing

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Software Development Fundamentals: Project Management
  • Software Development Fundamentals: Programming Languages and HTML
  • Software Development Fundamentals: Web Accessibility and CSS

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 3 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at FutureLearn and/or in United Kingdom, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This ExpertTrack will give you the confidence to understand and participate in development conversations and have the foundations to enter a digital technology career.
  • No prior is experience required to succeed in this ExpertTrack.

Tuition Fee

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    39 USD/module
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  • National

    39 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39 USD per module during 3 months.

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