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University of Leeds

An Introduction to Coding and Design

University of Leeds via FutureLearn Program


On this program, you’ll explore the technology and design behind websites and apps.

Starting with the basic coding languages, you’ll learn how programming works and have the chance to practice using block-based text (a simple approach to coding without using text).

You’ll also explore app design, good user experience practice, and have a go at designing your own app.

Along the way, you’ll hear from people who are also just starting out on their career journey, as well as from experts who’ll share their experiences and tips about getting into the coding and design industries.


Courses under this program:
Course 1: Computer Programming for Everyone
-Discover the art of computer programming and learn what code can do with the Institute of Coding and the University of Leeds.

Course 2: Learn to Code for the Web
-Ever wondered what's behind your favourite websites and apps? Get to grips with the basics of coding in HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

Course 3: Creating a Great User Experience for Mobile Apps
-Discover the essentials of user experience and bring your product to life by designing your own mobile app.


Taught by

Tom Armitage

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