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C++ Programming Essentials

Short course (3 Months, Part-Time)

Learn to program with a comprehensive beginner’s introduction to C++, a stable, well-supported modern programming language. Great for first-time programmers.

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Course overview

While C++ may not be seen as a natural choice for a beginner course in programming due to its intricacies, this is still a good introductory programming language. The intricacies actually present a great opportunity to uncover the fundamentals of programming that are so vital to a well grounded programmer.

This course is also a doorway to a deeper study of programming in C++, which is still the industry standard for systems software development. It will stand you in good stead to bore down into the details of the language, and some of the most interesting problems in programming that it is used to solve.

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Get paired with a 1:1 mentor (learn how it works)

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Get your code and assignments
reviewed by your mentor
on the day of submission

Earn a Hyperion certification

Weekly video calls with mentor

On-demand priority live chat
with your mentor

$999 per month

$2,499 3 months up-front

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You may be eligible for a scholarship

Course syllabus

Our courses are designed to help you learn programming skills through practice. Here are the practical projects you'll complete with the help of a mentor as part of this course:


C the Bigger Picture

Start understanding the C++ language, what it gives us and how to use it. We'll be getting a good understanding of how to reign in the immense flexibility and power C++ gives us through a variety of statements and structures, and how to handle when it goes wrong.


Data for Thought

We'll begin to see how we can make our programs do what we want, through basic decision making - given a little bit of data and logic - alongside some branching and repetition to make it all run even smoother. We can even throw in a self-made game just for fun and good practice.

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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.

Why take this course?

Computer science isn’t only for those that want to be programmers. This course teaches you how to think logically, through powerful methods like decomposition and abstraction. It develops problem solving skills that you can apply outside of the context of technology. You also learn the valuable skill of programming, which is becoming more important in the technological economy we’re in.

As much as non-technical people can benefit from this course, this doesn’t diminish its value to aspiring computer scientists. You will be challenged, and learn the fundamentals on which your future studies will be grounded in. A vital course to take.

What you get

Handwritten feedback on your work on the day of submission

On-demand priority live chat with your mentor and weekly 1:1 mentorship call

Full access to tailored course content and coding exercises

On-boarding guidance call with an expert mentor to check you're on the right course

Certificate and professional reference on completion

Post graduation career support