SUMMER COMPUTER SCIENCE PROGRAMS

"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication."

–Leonardo da Vinci

WORLD CODERS ACADEMY

 

World Coders Academy is a two-week course introducing 15-18 year-olds to high-level concepts in computer science, and is designed and taught by a world-leading software engineer. Whether you are already set on a career in computer science or are simply curious, World Coders Academy will provide you with key insights into computer coding and how to succeed as a software engineering student. World Coders Academy is exclusively available online.

 

WORLD CODERS

ACADEMY

CURRICULUM

Class 1: Study Skills for Software Engineers

Class 2: Coding Languages

Class 3: Strategies to Master Coding

Class 4: Digital Marketing

Class 5: Artificial Intelligence

Class 6: Introduction to Robotics

Class 7: The Economics of Tech

Class 8: Careers in Technology

Class 9: The Future of Tech

Class X: App Design Challenge

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Explore Computer Science Degrees & Careers

Learn how to get into the most prestigious computer science
programs 
worldwide, and find out which specialisms of software engineering appeal most to you!

Coding Languages

Learn which coding languages are essential for careers in tech, and the extent to which you should specialize versus diversify your coding skills for broad knowledge and maximum impact

Artificial Intelligence

Discover how the brute force of artificial intelligence is able to surpass the capabilities of the human mind, and find out where this revolutionary technology may take us next

Digital Marketing

The internet and e-commerce are dominating traditional sales platforms. Discover how internet marketing works, and how to get organic traffic from Google and get your business noticed! 

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App Development

Got a great idea for the next TikTok or Snapchat? Learn how you can develop your own mobile software application and successfully bring it to market

Robotics Programming

Discover how robots are programmed, and how software engineers integrate sensors and calibrate behaviors to accomplish desired outcomes

The Economics of Technology

Learn how the intrinsic economics of technology such as zero marginal costs and network monopolies have shaped the industry, and how intelligent businesses
can harness them to their advantage

The Future of Computing

The rise of computers has been coined the third industrial revolution, and their effects on our technological capabilities and economies are profound. Gain insights on where we are headed next and how to take advantage of this ongoing revolution

Your Computer Science Instructor

 

David Kovacs is a doctoral student in computer science at the University of Cambridge with research specialization in machine learning. He holds a masters degree in scientific computing from the same. He is a multi-year recipient of the University of Cambridge Skerne Scholarship and won the 2019 Alan Battersby Prize.

He has previously conducted research in computational chemistry at the Robb Research Group at the California Institute of Technology and the Alpha Lee Group at the University of Cambridge. He is published in peer-reviewed journals in the fields of machine learning and mechanochemistry. He additionally won the Gold Medal at the 2015 International Chemistry Olympiad.

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Computer Science Course Testimonials

"David has been helping me with coding for two years. He is not only a computer genius but an excellent teacher. His unique approach to programming helped me find the logic even behind complex algorithms and now I can write code I never dreamed of!"

Sara A. (18) Cambridge, UK

David has been teaching me programming and computational thinking for one year. We started from the very basics, but by now I am able to write my own code and apply programming tools to problems in economics. I can only recommend him!”

Adam R. (17) Cambridge, UK

David is very kind, funny and always approachable. I can guarantee that you will have a great time with him!”

–Anna L. (16) Cambridge, UK

WORLD CODERS

ACADEMY

ONLINE

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World Coders Academy Online is delivered virtually over two weeks in (i) ten live and interactive online classes, and (ii) two one-on-one personalized academic tutorials led by your instructor. The program follows the World Coders Academy curriculum and includes:

 

  • Daily assignments

  • Collaborative group work

  • Individual feedback and academic guidance

  • Take-home continuing study exercises and resources

  • Letter of recommendation for university applications and work experience from your instructor (upon satisfactory participation)

  • Lifetime access to video recordings of each class for future review

  • Complimentary admission to Career Exploration Academy

  • Course completion certificate

 

Online classes will last approximately two hours and will be delivered on weekdays 12pm-2pm US Pacific Standard Time | 3pm-5pm US Eastern Standard Time | 8pm-10pm British Summer Time.

WORLD CODERS ACADEMY ONLINE
2022 PRICES & DATES

Price: $2,795

Early acceptance price: $2,295 (paid by March 31st 2022)

  • Session 1: Monday August 1st - Friday August 12th 2022

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"The best ideas have to win."

–Steve Jobs

DISCOVER COMPUTER SCIENCE ACADEMY

 

Discover Computer Science Academy is a two-week course introducing 12-14 year-olds to fundamental concepts in computer science and is designed and taught by a world-leading software engineer. On the course you'll learn about how computers work, what software engineers do, and if a career in software engineering might be right for you. Discover Computer Science Academy is exclusively available online.

DISCOVER COMPUTER SCIENCE ACADEMY

CURRICULUM

Class 1: The History of Computers

Class 2: Computer Architecture

Class 3: Artificial Intelligence

Class 4: Introduction to Coding

Class 5: Computer Security

Class 6: Computer Graphics & Computer Vision

Class 7: How the Internet and Search Works

Class 8: Designing Websites

Class 9: Computer Hacking & Code Breaking

Class X: Game Design Challenge

 
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Discover the World
of Computer

Science

Get the essential skill of the 21st century under your belt. No matter whether you become a software developer or an organic farmer marketing online, understanding technology will be crucial to your future success

Careers in
Video Gaming

Love playing video
 games like Fortnite and Minecraft? Turn your passion into a career by learning how video games are developed, and the skills you'll need to get paid to design them 

The History of Computers

What do the ancient Sumerians and 
Leonardo da Vinci have to do with the invention of the computer? We'll explore the development of computing, from the abacus to mobile phone apps 

Computer Hardware & Software Basics

From processors and memory to Apple and Linux, discover how computers work and how to optimize your technology set-up for your needs 

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Become a Tech Mogul

What do Steve Jobs, Sergey Brin, and Mark Zuckerberg have in common? Every great idea needs even better market timing. Learn how to leverage your competitive advantages with venture capital for maximum success

How Does Computer Hacking Work?

Learn about the perpetual arms race  between computer hackers and 
cybersecurity technology, and how to protect your data and privacy 

Website Design

Learn how to create an attractive website and integrate its content with search engine algorithms to generate organic
traffic and win sales

The Future of Technology

From digitally augmented realities to quantum computing, discover the innovations that are poised to revolutionize the 21st century 

Your Computer Science Instructor

 

David Kovacs is a doctoral student in computer science at the University of Cambridge with research specialization in machine learning. He holds a masters degree in scientific computing from the same. He is a multi-year recipient of the University of Cambridge Skerne Scholarship and won the 2019 Alan Battersby Prize.

He has previously conducted research in computational chemistry at the Robb Research Group at the California Institute of Technology and the Alpha Lee Group at the University of Cambridge. He is published in peer-reviewed journals in the fields of machine learning and mechanochemistry. He additionally won the Gold Medal at the 2015 International Chemistry Olympiad.

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Computer Science Course Testimonials

"David has been helping me with coding for two years. He is not only a computer genius but an excellent teacher. His unique approach to programming helped me find the logic even behind complex algorithms and now I can write code I never dreamed of!"

Sara A. (18) Cambridge, UK

David has been teaching me programming and computational thinking for one year. We started from the very basics, but by now I am able to write my own code and apply programming tools to problems in economics. I can only recommend him!”

Adam R. (17) Cambridge, UK

David is very kind, funny and always approachable. I can guarantee that you will have a great time with him!”

–Anna L. (16) Cambridge, UK

 

DISCOVER COMPUTER SCIENCE ACADEMY

ONLINE

E-Learning photo-1mb.jpg

Discover Computer Science Academy Online is delivered virtually over two weeks in (i) ten live and interactive online classes, and (ii) two one-on-one personalized academic tutorials led by your instructor. The program follows the Discover Computer Science curriculum and includes:

 

  • Daily assignments

  • Collaborative group work

  • Individual feedback and academic guidance

  • Take-home continuing study exercises and resources

  • Letter of recommendation for school applications and work experience from your instructor (upon satisfactory participation)

  • Lifetime access to video recordings of each class for future review

  • Complimentary admission to Career Exploration Academy

  • Course completion certificate

Online classes will last approximately two hours and will be delivered on weekdays 9am-11am US Pacific Standard Time | 12pm-2pm US Eastern Standard Time | 5pm-7pm British Summer Time.

DISCOVER COMPUTER SCIENCE ACADEMY ONLINE
2022 PRICES & DATES

Price: $2,795

Early acceptance price: $2,295 (paid by March 31st 2022)

  • Session 1: Monday August 1st - Friday August 12th 2022