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Overview
Our programme is designed for people who are serious about a career in web development, are comfortable with uncertainty, can take initiative, and believe strongly in the value of community and helping others.
What you need to know
Cohort
Expression of interest
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Interview dates
Course dates

Summer 2019

January - March

1st April - 30th April

13th May - 17th May

1st July - 1st November

Winter 2019

May - July

1st August - 31st August

9th September - 14th September

28th October - 6th March 2020

Spring 2020

September - November

1st December - 31st December

6th January - 10th January

2nd March - 3rd July

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Cohort of Summer 2019

Expression of interest

January - March

Application window

1st April - 30th April

Interview dates

13th May - 17th May

Course dates

1st July - 1st November

Expression of interest

January - March

Application window

1st April - 30th April

Interview dates

13th May - 17th May

Course dates

1st July - 1st November

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Cohort of Winter 2019

Expression of interest

May - July

Application window

1st August - 31st August

Interview dates

9th September - 14th September

Course dates

28th October - 6th March 2020

Expression of interest

May - July

Application window

1st August - 31st August

Interview dates

9th September - 14th September

Course dates

28th October - 6th March 2020

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Cohort of Spring 2020

Expression of interest

September - November

Application window

1st December - 31st December

Interview dates

6th January - 10th January

Course dates

2nd March - 3rd July

Expression of interest

September - November

Application window

1st December - 31st December

Interview dates

6th January - 10th January

Course dates

2nd March - 3rd July

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Applications close at midnight GMT on the final day of the window.
How do I apply?
01

Submit your expression of interest and join our online community

Please submit an expression of interest to get invited to events, workshops and meetups for prospective students.

Submit expression of Interest

Introduce yourself in our Gitter room where you can find the most up-to-date information on our programme, meetups, and ask us any questions you may have.
02

Start work on our course prerequisites

Before we can consider your application, you will need to complete our course prerequisites. We encourage applicants to take as much time as they need to work through the material and to support each other during the preparation process, both online and through our meetups.

Please read our course prerequisites (see section below) carefully before planning when to apply.
03

Submit an application

Plan to spend about an hour completing the application form.

If you submit your application before the deadline, keep working on the prerequisites and tidying up your website. We will evaluate your progress as of the date the window closes.

04

The conversational interview

We invite a minimum of 24 people to interview (in person or remotely), and offer places to sixteen people per cohort. You’ll be interviewed by a panel of Founders and Coders staff and alumni.
Applications are now open!
Course prerequisites

Create a Github Account

You will use this account to join Gitter and to create your one-page site on GitHub Pages.

freeCodeCamp

Earn a minimum of 250 points on freeCodeCamp. We recommend beginning with the following sections:

Responsive Web Design Certification

  • Basic HTML and HTML5
  • Basic CSS
  • Responsive Web Design Principles
  • CSS Flexbox

Javascript Algorithms and Data Structures Certification

  • Basic JavaScript
  • ES6
  • Basic Data Structures
  • Basic Algorithm Scripting

Create a one-page website

Create a one-page website in HTML and CSS (using some vanilla JavaScript if you’d like) and host it on GitHub Pages. Your commit history should tell a story, and your website must:
  • Tell us about who you are and why you are applying for the programme
  • Demonstrate your learning from the prerequisites
  • Contain a link back to the GitHub repo that contains the code for your site
  • Contain links to your freeCodeCamp (please make sure that your profile is public) and Codewars pages
  • Include an image carousel
  • Be hosted on Github
  • Not use a GitHub theme
  • Not use any Javascript or CSS libraries like Bootstrap or jQuery or use an image carousel package like Flickity - we want to see your own code.

Codewars

Reach 5 kyu and 300 honor points in JavaScript on Codewars.
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