Full Stack Developer Course Diploma

Our 12-month, part-time Full Stack Developer course will equip you with the skills, knowledge, and portfolio, you need to become a pro coder.

Course overview

Full Stack Developer Diploma

Code Institute's Diploma in Full Stack Software Development is credit-rated by University of the West of Scotland, making it the only credit-rated coding bootcamp in Europe. 

It’s an in-depth, flexible, online coding course, with 600 hours of learning material, requiring just 12 hours of study per week over a 12 month period. This means you can fit this course around your other commitments. The course has been created and validated by leading tech industry experts to get you career-ready, providing you with the credentials employers value most.

What you’ll learn

  • Coding Essentials
    Python essentials
    JavaScript essentials
    UX essentials
  • Full Stack toolkit
    Design thinking
    APIs and frameworks
    Testing code
    Advanced JavaScript
    Building with Bootstrap
    Rapid coding with Django
  • Specialisation

    Opportunity to choose your specialisation and hone your skills in the area that interests you most.

    Predictive Analytics
    Advanced Front-End
How you'll be assessed

To achieve the Level 5 Diploma, you'll deliver 5 projects which you will be asked to complete during the course. The projects will encourage you to demonstrate the knowledge you've acquired during the course, forming part of your delivery portfolio. Having a robust portfolio to showcase to future employers will help ensure you stand out from other applicants. You'll be taught how to host and showcase your projects on GitHub and other repositories so you can present these to potential employers.


On successful completion of the course, you will receive your Diploma in Full-Stack Software Development awarded by Code Institute.

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Course Guide

The key facts about your online training.


Diploma in Full Stack Software Development

Study time

600 hours (12-month licence)


5 x projects (Level 5 Diploma)


Internet access and email


5 step coding challenge

Ideal for

Aspiring web developers and coders

Credit rating body

University of West Scotland

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What's Included

Professional development that works around you.

  • 12 months access
    Award wining StudentCare team
    Online support
    Mentor meetings
    Interactive exercises
    Support from qualified industry experts
    TOTUM student discounts

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Career-ready education. Get the skills you need for the career you want.

We believe education should be available to everyone and provide flexible courses to fit around your current commitments.

With over 698 coding languages, we know it’s crucial to keep up to date with the latest industry developments and best practices to keep you ahead of the curve.

Our courses are delivered by experts in their respective fields, and you can expect tailored support throughout your studies.

You'll come away with a widely respected, globally recognised qualification which will help you advance your career.

Why learn to become a Full Stack Developer?

There continues to be strong demand for coding-related jobs. Those choosing a career in programming and coding have excellent earning potential, with salaries starting typically well above the national average. Learning to code can be both lucrative and liberating, with opportunities to work across a huge range of industries. On completion of the Full Stack Developer Course, you’ll receive a diploma in software development, making you ready to apply for a wide range of developer positions and helping you kickstart your dream career.

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Salary projection

Average Salary after completing


You can earn an average of £48,250.00 a year

Junior Full Stack Developer
Average salary you can earn
Senior Backend Developer

You can earn an average of £48,250.00 a year

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