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Introduction to Programming & coding

Programming is all about problem solving. With strong coding skills you can develop robust solutions to complex problems. Because so much of the world is automated, this translates to making life easier, businesses better, transport safer, communication faster, and more.

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Why study programming and coding?

Programming courses build your basic coding concepts and fundamental programming skills. Cover the basics of computer programming which you can apply to any programming language you want to work in. Learn how to plan out your code, read and write code, and debug your code. You’ll also develop essential soft skills including teamwork, persistence, and problem solving.

Work as a programmer for industry giants including Microsoft and IBM. Coding skills are sought after in so many industries including engineering, healthcare, agritech, and financial services. Considering the pace of growth and change in IT, your future job in coding and programming might not have been invented yet! The future is bright and wide-open for IT graduates with strong coding skills.

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