Software Engineering Immersive
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With 9,000+ hires, we’ve placed more grads in high-growth, high-pay tech careers than any other programme.
Essential Industry Skills
Build rich, interactive, full-stack apps with key languages and dive into algorithms, data structures, design patterns, APIs, and more.
Experience the Job Demands
$0 Upfront Tuition Options
Including income share agreements, scholarships, payment plans, and loans. Options start at $0 upfront, where available.
Dedicated Job Support at Every Step
Develop a winning software engineering portfolio, effective technical interview tactics, and more with your personal career coach.
19K+ Employer Network
Don’t settle. Our global community of hiring partners includes the best companies across a range of hot industries.
Made With — and For — Employers
We work with our vast global network of partners to ensure our continually updated curriculum meets today’s demands on the job.
From stay-at-home mum, to Hack the Hood technical programmes manager, to software engineer at LinkedIn.
Lyn Muldrow, GA San Francisco Graduate
“GA gave me the foundational knowledge and confidence to pursue my career goals. With caring teachers, a supportive community, and up-to-date, challenging curriculum, I felt prepared and motivated to build and improve tech for the next generation!”
Convenient Learning Paths
Full-Time On Campus
Learn software engineering in-person alongside local peers and instructors.
Save on commute time or join us from anywhere online.
Keep daytime commitments; train evenings and weekends.
Take Advantage of Our Free Prep Course
The Software Engineering Immersive is a demanding course that embodies the rigour and challenges developers face each day on the job. We believe that, with hard work and the help of our expert team, anyone can launch a successful career in tech.
Our team works with you to understand your goals and how they align with our course. Free coursework and an in-depth technical assessment help ensure readiness for day one of class.
Gain a strong foundation in coding basics and sample our proven learning approach with 6 hours of free coursework.
Inside Our Award-Winning Curriculum
A Well-Rounded Technical Foundation
Dive into the software development environment and the basics of computing, networks, and data structures. Discover how to build applications that meet user needs, model data, develop wireframes, and work collaboratively through version control.
Fluency in Multiple Frameworks and Stacks
Beyond “Full-Stack Development”
Discover how to effectively communicate and collaborate with development teams to carry out projects from concept to completion. Work as a team in Git and GitHub while executing software engineering projects in an Agile development workflow.
Solve challenges that professional engineers face as you work individually and in teams with design and data students at GA.
Individualised Instructor Support
Get guidance, feedback, and more during scheduled one-on-one check-ins.
Global Network of 70,735 Alums
Connect, collaborate, and work with peers, experts, and leaders around the world.
Head of Talent Acquisition at InvestCloud
"GA grads are quick learners, efficient problem-solvers, and dedicated developers. They have proven to be valuable additions to our team!"
Graduate With a Professional Portfolio: Sample Projects
Our instructors represent the brightest software engineering talent from companies like Google, Apple, and Airbnb.
They bring in-depth experience from the field to the classroom each day, providing invaluable insights into succeeding on the job.
Instructor and Distinguished Faculty member, Software Developer at GA San Francisco, Walmart Labs, ParcelPoint, BlackRock
Software Engineering Immersive Lead Instructor at General Assembly
A Personal Career Coach and the Largest Hiring Network
Strategy and Accountability
Our coaches work with you to individualise your path to a new software engineering career. Stay on track and motivated from the first day of class!
Go in Prepared
Sharpen your ability to master technical interviews, communicate your computer science and other technical skills, showcase GitHub projects, build a personal brand, and more.
Exclusive Networking Opportunities
Learn networking nuances, connect with hiring managers at intimate GA-hosted events, and prepare to shine with mock interviews.
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Income Share Agreement
Pay tuition back in manageable monthly instalments after you land a job.
Available in select markets.
Apply for programmes, including our See Her Excel scholarship for women, that provide access to underrepresented communities in tech.
Must be 18 years or older and an Australian citizen or permanent resident. Must have a valid mobile number and email address.
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Eligible workers between 45 and 70 years old can receive partial government funding via the Skills Checkpoint program, delivered by Verto
The Skills Checkpoint Program is an initiative of the Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business. Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents who are:
a. Employed and at risk of entering the income support system; or
b. Unemployed for less than three months and not receiving employment assistance.
Payment by students or their employers must match Verto’s contribution. More information is available via https://skillscheck.com.au/skills-checkpoint-for-job-seekers/.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Why is this course relevant today?
There's never been a better time to start a career in software development. From startups to Fortune 500 companies, there is a growing demand for software engineers who can creatively solve problems and implement robust, sustainable solutions.
What practical skill sets can I expect to have upon completion of the course?
By the end of our Software Engineering Immersive, you will be able to:
Dive into core computer science elements including algorithms and data structures.
Write full-stack applications and deploy them to cloud-based services like Heroku.
Consume application programming interfaces (APIs) from third-party sites such as Twitter or Yelp and add complexity and nuance with Ruby on Rails, Python, Django, and more.
Write secure full-stack applications that meet user needs and deploy them to cloud-based services like Heroku.
Build a RESTful API using a technology like Sinatra, Rails, Django, or Express.
Collaborate as a team using Git and GitHub, widely accepted collaboration practices, and an Agile development workflow.
Implement common data structures encountered in technical interview situations, such as linked lists and trees.
Solve algorithm challenges and analyse the computational complexity of algorithms using Big O notation.
What kind of community will I find in this course?
Our Software Engineering Immersive attracts eager learners who are as passionate about growing and launching a new career as you are. Their backgrounds span professions in design, product management, and many other fields. The General Assembly experience can create lasting friendships, collaborations, and professional opportunities that will support you throughout a lifetime of discovery.
What does my tuition cover?
Expert-led training in full-stack development skills, methods, and best practices.
Additional alumni perks, including discounts, workshop credits, online classes, and more.
Ongoing job search support and exclusive networking opportunities.
Support in preparing for technical interviews.
Access to a dedicated group of career coaches who will help you land a job after graduation.
Diagnostic assessments, which help determine your self-directed pre-course learning path.
What can I expect to accomplish by the end of this course?
By the end of the course you will have:
Created at least four portfolio projects.
Practised for technical interviews.
Built a full-stack application.
Developed lifelong community you can tap into throughout your career.
What are my financing options for an Immersive course?
Focus on what counts — your education. Financial hurdles shouldn’t keep you from achieving your goals. Pay tuition back in manageable monthly instalments after you land a job with Catalyst, our income share agreement, available in select markets. In addition, we offer payment plans and different financing options from our partners at Study Loans or zipMoney. G.I. Bill® tuition reimbursement is available in select cities, as well as social impact scholarships for eligible students facing barriers to enrolment.