Full Stack Software Engineer

Equip yourself for a world of opportunity and earn your software engineering certification.


20 February 2023


12 months at
70 hours / week


8 February 2023


Programme fees waived for 2023

Build a Better Tomorrow

Technology affects every facet of our modern day lives, from business and the economy, to food security and education delivery. Now more than ever, the world needs the minds that will help solve the problems of tomorrow and build innovations and solutions to shape our world. Welcome to Software Engineering.

There are 23 million software engineers and developers in the world but only 690,000 of them are in Africa. The global demand for software engineers continues to rise, reaching over 27M by next year alone. As a software engineer you can instantly position yourself as in-demand talent with global employability, or start your own tech startup with an idea that could solve some of the world’s biggest challenges.

Founded in Silicon Valley, Built for Africa

Gain the technical capabilities and the job-ready skills employers require. Through your ALX software engineering programme you will benefit from your peer community, unlock new experiences, and connect to opportunities that will make an impact.

Earn a certification upon completion in:

  • C Programming
  • Graphic Programming
  • Unix Programming
  • Data Structure & Algorithms
  • Reverse Engineering & Security
  • Python
  • Front-end dev
  • Linux/command line
  • Infrastructure Design & Management

Build with ALX. Grow with The ROOM

A unique opportunity to gain highly sought after technical skills as a software engineer, followed by access to The ROOM’s community. Discover, explore and create the network and professional opportunities to accelerate your future career.

Programme Requirements:

  • Between 18-34 years of age
  • Commit to a 12-month programme, 70 hours/week
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Access to a laptop or desktop
  • NO previous coding experience required
  • Originally from the African Continent


Become a Full Stack Software Engineer

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