Course Description

Diploma in Coding – 27 January 2021

City Colleges

Course Dates

Next Course Commencing: 27th January 2021
Duration: 10 weeks, one evening per week from 6.30 to 9.30pm

Course Award

City Colleges Diploma
Not Applicable

Course Fee

€990 (€1,090 if paying in instalments)
Live Online:
€890 (€990 if paying in instalments)
International/Non-EU: Non-EU students: Call +353 1 4160034

With our coding course, gain an understanding of the core concepts in computer programming in this Diploma in Coding.

This coding course provides students with an understanding of the core concepts in computer programming. This includes how programs are written to solve problems and how they are executed by a computer. The course focuses on broadly applicable concepts giving students an initial first step into programming. The course includes discussion on programming environments as a basis for students subsequent specialisation for personal interests.

Course Overview

This coding course is suitable for individuals with moderate computer experience who want to take ownership of getting the best from their computer. If you have used functions in excel you have already programmed. This course would be of interest to the hobbyist and professional who wishes further into computing and lays the foundations for creative activities such as game creation and animation. Basic programming is useful for developing web sites, phone apps or creating reports from databases.

Concepts are introduced in a relaxed environment where interaction is encouraged. This Diploma in Coding moves at a quick pace with an expectation that students practice the application of concepts in their own time.

Diploma in Coding Course Content


  • Why program?
  • What is a program?
  • What is an algorithm?

A Programming Language

  • Basic program
  • Data Types
  • Iteration
  • Functions
  • Arrays
  • Objects

Problem Solving

  • Visual
  • Data manipulation

Programming in the Large (Discussion)

  • Libraries
  • IDE’s
  • Debugging
  • Documentation/Search
  • Languages
  • Stacks/Environments

Diploma in Coding Course Fee

Classroom-based: €895
(€995 if paying  in instalments)

Online: €805

(€905 if paying in instalments)

Non-EU students: Call +353 1 4160034


Students must attend at least 80% of classes to graduate with either the Diploma or Certificate of Attendance unless a serious and verifiable reason for further absence is provided.

If completing the course online, attendance and participation is tracked through Moodle.

A pass grade on the written assignment will be required for awarding of the Diploma.

Similarly, the Project must be handed in on the due date unless a sound reason for lateness is provided. In such instances, an extension may be awarded at the discretion of the lecturer.

Why City Colleges?

  • Courses for students who are passionate about their subject, delivered by leaders in their field.
  • Live lectures which are also streamed live on Moodle and recorded for review
  • City centre location in South Great George’s Street, convenient for bus, LUAS, DART
  • Southside Dublin location in Dundrum
  • Study rooms and library in our City Centre location
  • Limited class size
  • Parking

College Name City Colleges
Course Category Coding, Computers & IT (Information Technology)
Course Qualification Diploma
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 2
Course Start Date 27th January 2021
Course Fee 895
Course Duration 10 weeks
Course Times Evening and online
Awarding Body Institute of Commercial Management
Title of Awarding Diploma in Coding
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Course Provider

City Colleges

Wicklow House, 84-88 South Great George’s Street, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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