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3-6 Months

Next part-time cohort start date

5 September 2020

Only 4 seats available

Next full-time cohort start date

5 September 2020

Earning potential up to

$200,000 per annum

On-site Software Engineer
Bootcamp in Cape Town

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Master Python and Java and learn to apply important computer science, data science and software engineering principles in this software engineering course. Learn Python, Java, Object Oriented Programming, and machine learning part-time in 6 months to guarantee your future as a software engineer. Software engineering is a creative career that allows you to work with code and people, as well as hardware and other computer systems. This career places you at the heart of the digital economy, with endless scope for growth. Start your coding journey today towards becoming an in-demand software engineer.

*The reported outcomes above are calculated from our most recent Graduate Report compiled with data collected from graduates of Hyperion in 2017 and 2018. To understand how these outcomes were calculated and to see all the details download the full report here.


Our bootcamp is structured to allow you to start coding as soon as possible. Tasks are designed to teach you the theory needed to develop your skills, and give you the opportunity to practice implementing your newly acquired Python, Java and machine learning knowledge by completing practical activities.


Thinking like a programmer

Learn about algorithms and pseudocode to get you thinking like a programmer.


Introduction to Python

Python is the fastest-growing programming language today. Learn what it is and how to use it efficiently.

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Beginner Control Structures

Learn how to add “if”, “else” and “elif” statements to expand on control structures. Explore the differences between various loop statements.

Beginner Data Structures

Create complex programs and learn how to deal with, not just single data items, but a collection of data of the same type.


Introduction to Java Programming

Discover the fundamental concepts of Java, such as variables and control structures, while also learning how to create and efficiently use Java methods.


Version Control & Git

Explore the Git version control system and the GitHub collaboration platform. Learn how to set up a repository and use common Git commands.

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The Software Process

Delve into the concepts of the software development process and the software process models. Learn about agile development and Object Oriented Programming.


Debugging and Software Testing

Learn how to detect and remove existing and potential errors in your programs. Familiarise yourself with the three stages of testing: development, release and user testing.


Intro to Java Database Programming

Learn how to communicate with your database using SQL and MySQL, while also exploring the JDBC, the Java API for accessing relational databases.



Learn how to implement popular computer science algorithms for sorting and hashing. Explore the Collections API algorithms


Deployment & Maintenance

Discover the best practice guidelines for ensuring effective deployment and maintenance of software systems.


Machine Learning

Get acquainted with machine learning. Learn about finding structure in data and using the scikit-learn library.


Bootcamp certificate

Walk away with a newly minted certificate as evidence of your skills and expertise in software engineering.

CV Prep

Technical CV and portfolio

Receive technical assistance in getting your CV industry-ready according to accepted best-practice format.

Interview Prep

Interview preparation

Know what to expect when getting ready for that big interview with expert interview preparation from professionals who have been where you are.

Hiring Partners

Join our hiring network

We work with select hiring partners to place our students in new jobs within six months of graduating. There are also internship placements available with select partners.

What you get

Receive personalised mentorship and career coaching as you work your way through industry-aligned course content. With code reviews within 36 hours, professional feedback and direct referrals to our handpicked hiring partners, you are well on your way to landing the dream job you’re after.


Join our Cape Town campus and community

Become part of a like-minded community of aspiring developers with the same career goals as yourself - share knowledge and tackle problems together at our on-site campus. Be empowered and get inspiration from your peers throughout your learning experience.


Job search support and career coaching

Our bootcamps are more than just educational programmes - they include a comprehensive period of transforming your CV to a technical one that will get you developer job interviews, direct referral to our hiring partners in Cape Town and potential internship placement at select partners, mock job interviews run both online and in-person, and a career search community of students and graduates from your same programme. This is one of the reason over 70% of our graduates find their new tech job within 3 months of graduating, and why 95% reach their career outcomes.


Personalised support

All of HyperionDev’s courses — whether online or in-person — are driven by best-in-class expert support. Our on-site programmes include lectures and direct face-to-face access with a teaching assistant who will support you in solving problems in real-time on a regular basis. You will also have the help of an online mentor who will provide tailored feedback and continuous code reviews to get you to developer-ready in months rather than years.


Write industry quality code

Never get stuck on a coding programme. Even when you’re not learning in the classroom, you’ll have full access to reviews of your code and assignments via our web learning interface. Your mentor and our team of remote reviewers will assess the accuracy, style and efficiency of your code in the same way this is done in real industry developer teams so you can learn how to structure your code to write software that is not just correct, but industry quality.


Free bootcamp prep

Complete our free coding preparatory course to better understand the course outcomes, in-class learning platform and mentor support of Hyperion’s bootcamps. Join the online community to hear success stories from current and past Hyperion students and prepare for your application process for our onsite programmes.


Quality course content

Enjoy access to up-to-date, relevant and industry-aligned course content that is updated regularly - not just once every few years. Feel confident that you’re mastering what is in-demand industry, whether you’re learning JavaScript or Data Science - our courses are continually reviewed to align to latest industry needs.

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How to enroll

We’ve made it easy as can be to enroll on our coding bootcamps. Follow the simple steps below and secure your spot on our industry-aligned bootcamp and lay the foundation for a successful career in coding.

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Choose your bootcamp

Select the bootcamp you’d like to enroll for.

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Complete your application

Finish the trial tasks and confirm a time to discuss your enrollment with a course advisor to secure your spot.

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Choose a payment plan

Upon completion of trial, upgrade to full bootcamp. Select any of our flexible payment plans when enrolling.

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Get started on the 5th

All our bootcamps start on the 5th of each month. Enroll today to secure your spot.

How our mentorship works

Our on-site programmes merge our world-class mentor-led online learning environment with in-person physical classes. You'll have access to our physical campus to attend group lectures but also have the ability to request 1:1 tutorials with your mentor, online. You will submit work through our online platform that will be graded on-demand by your online mentor, whilst also having access to a teaching assistant onsite. Live chat, email, phone, and video call support will also be available through our online platform when you're not on-campus.


The mentors that guide you learned their craft at CoGrammar, and have studied for years specifically towards a career path as a full-time code reviewer and bootcamp mentor. CoGrammar runs the most selective programme in the world for sourcing and training for this unique career path, which is designed to maximise the success of bootcamp students around the globe.


1-on-1 support

Detailed professional feedback

Have your code reviewed for quality and accuracy, and whether it’s aligned to industry standards. Benefit from professional feedback by your dedicated mentor who’s available to share insights and expertise to inform your coding.

On-campus lectures

Join daily lessons as a full-time student or weekly evening tutorial sessions when studying part-time. These on-campus support sessions are critical towards mastering more complex aspects of your bootcamp.

1:1 tutorials

As a part-time or full-time onsite student, you'll have direct access to industry expert software development mentors that you can book unlimited online calls with if you're studying full-time, or weekly lessons as a part-time student.

Coder community

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HyperionDev virtual campus

On this online forum, you can engage with the wider community of HyperionDev, including students, alumni and our other mentor staff. Meet fellow students in your cohort and bootcamp. Chat to HyperionDev staff about your career placement post bootcamp. Share resources, memes and Youtube videos, as well as posting your code snippet to figure out why it’s not running. In addition to your personal mentor, weekly calls and code submissions, this online forum will make sure you will always have someone to turn to.

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In-person learning community

You're not alone. Your cohort all have the same career goals as you, and you'll join a community of like-minded aspiring developers to participate in classroom discussions, team-building exercises, and social events. Being a developer is more than just working alone at your computer - immerse yourself in a developer ecosystem and community.

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Job seeker community

The last portion of your bootcamp studies - whether studying part-time or full-time - will include career support. Practice mock interviews with your mentors and peers, get insights into the local market for developers in Johannesburg or Cape Town and prospective employers through Hyperion's hiring network.

Meet your mentors

Work 1:1 with a mentor, a specialised trainer who’ll review your code to make sure it’s accurate and aligned to industry standard. Your dedicated mentor is available for personalised mentorship to guide you throughout your journey and help you master the course content. Look forward to professional feedback, frequent video calls and a personalised schedule tailored around your needs.

Mentors powered by

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Mas’ood is a HyperionDev alum. After completing his Accounting degree, he decided to pursue his real passion in programming which he learned in high school. He completed programming courses with HyperionDev and was subsequently hired as a mentor. He has been mentoring students for 2 years now and has mentored over 500 students.



Valerie Moyo is a mentor who reviews course content and has an M.Sc. in Computer Science. She enjoys coding because of the challenge and numerous learning opportunities it presents. She is passionate about teaching and believes that anyone can code. She enjoys being a mentor as she gets to spark coding interest within different people from different fields/industry which she finds awesome.



Melanie holds a PhD in IT and lectured and taught various IT disciplines at universities and colleges in the UK and South Africa for several years before joining HyperionDev. She enjoys teaching and developing content for students to help them achieve their learning goals.

Develop your portfolio

Enter the job market upon graduation with a comprehensive portfolio, and vie for competitive roles in your new career. You’ll complete capstone projects throughout the bootcamp which will populate your portfolio, showing off your newly acquired skills to prospective employers, and illustrating your capabilities.

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Introduction to Programming

Complete 4 capstone projects in this level.

Use your knowledge of variables and control structures to create an investment calculator. Learn how to nest various loops within another.

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Intro to Software Engineering

Complete 3 capstone projects in this level.

In this level, you will be introduced to the popular version control system, Git and the Github collaboration platform. Learn how to host and review code, while building up a portfolio of work.

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Data Science and Algorithms

Complete 2 capstone projects in this level.

Using your data science and algorithm knowledge, put your machine learning skills to the test and design a system that interacts with a database.

Setting your schedule

Whether you are studying full-time or part-time, you’ll enjoy access to code review and feedback from industry experts in real-time. Set your schedule that suits your needs, and look forward to working your way through industry-aligned course content that will empower you in your new career.


10-20 hours per week commitment

In-person guidance and assistance on any task

Receive code review and feedback in your lecture or within 36 hours if completed online

Quality, professional feedback on all your completed tasks

Gain access to our Johannesburg and Cape Town Campuses 3 days a week

Full access to our online learning platform and community

Career coaching, interview preparation, referral to our hiring network


40 hours per week commitment

In-person guidance and assistance on any task

Receive code review & feedback in your lecture or the next day if completed online

Gain full access to our Johannesburg and Cape Town Campuses 5 days a week

Join a daily in-person lecture on campus

Wifi provided on campus

Schedule unlimited online one-on-one 30-minute mentor sessions

Full access to our online learning platform and community

Career coaching, interview preparation, referral to our hiring network

Payment structure

Become a professional software engineer in six months with our software engineering bootcamp. We have numerous payment options to make it easier to empower yourself with these new skills and expertise.

Choose between our monthly payment plan or upfront payment plan, whichever suits your pocket.

Change career by learning to code at our newly launched HyperionDev campuses

Most flexible option

Pay At Your Pace


Pay monthly, gaining phased access to course content. Finish within 6 months

Most popular option

Once Off


Pay upfront, gaining instant access to all course content. Finish within 3-6 months.

Change career within 3 months by learning to code at our newly launched HyperionDev campuses

Most flexible option

Pay At Your Pace


Pay monthly to finance your full-time studies flexibly

Most popular option

Once Off


Pay upfront and receive a lower overall tuition fee


We make it even easier for ambitious and passionate students to learn to code, and switch to a rewarding career as a software developer or data scientist. Learn more about the scholarships HyperionDev currently offers.


37% off bootcamp tuition

If you are currently a full-time student or unemployed in South Africa, then you qualify for this Needs-Based Scholarship for South Africans. This scholarship was created in hopes of making high quality coding education possible and accessible to all. Apply for the Needs-Based Scholarship and receive 37% off your bootcamp tuition using our monthly payment plan. Available to residents of South Africa only.

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Career services

We’re with you every step of your journey, and our support doesn’t end when you graduate. Our career services are developed to help you stand out from the crowd, and grab the attention of top employers.

We provide technical CV insights and interview preparation, and connect you with our select-hiring partners.



Validate your newly acquired skills with a certificate of completion from HyperionDev upon graduation from a coding bootcamp.


Technical CV and portfolio

Receive technical assistance in getting your CV industry-ready according to accepted best-practice format.


Interview preparation

Know what to expect when getting ready for that big interview with expert interview preparation from professionals who have been where you are.


Join our hiring network

We work with select hiring partners to place our students in new jobs within six months of graduating. There are also internship placements available with select partners.

What our alumni say

Throughout the years, we’ve helped many people acquire new coding expertise and sharpen their skills as they prepared to embark on new careers. We can tell you a lot about our bootcamp, personalised support, instant feedback and industry-aligned course content. But we believe our past students say it best.


All your questions answered. Learn more about our bootcamp, your career questions and other important things you need to know.

What you need to know

Download full syllabus

Want to know more about our bootcamp? Download the full syllabus, and learn more about this comprehensive coding bootcamp.

Download grad report

The Graduate Outcomes Report provides you with an in-depth look into salaries, job titles and career outcomes you can expect after graduating from HyperionDev.

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