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These online programs are designed for you to explore subjects you’re passionate about, with the opportunity to earn a FutureLearn Award to demonstrate your learning.

Study Django online

Django is one of the most popular web frameworks used by companies and for independent projects to create all kinds of web applications. It uses the programming language Python, which is object-oriented, high-level and simple to learn. Since Django is a web framework, the best place to learn about it is online.

Our courses are 100% online, so you have the freedom and flexibility to study whenever suits you. We offer a range of course types, including free short courses, learning subscriptions and degrees. If you enrol onto our Django program, you can complete a series of in-depth Django courses and develop your expertise.

Gain Django certifications

When you complete all courses in our Django program, upgrade and earn a Certificate of Achievement for each, you will receive a FutureLearn Award as proof of completing the program of study and deeper subject knowledge.

You can also receive a digital certificate when you complete a short course if you choose to upgrade with us. You can upload your certificate to LinkedIn or attach it to your CV to demonstrate your capability and interest in Django.

Learn Django for beginners

If you’re a beginner to Django and want to get a detailed introduction to it, our program is an excellent place to start. Considered a great first step in any web development curriculum, the overall aim of this program is to get you to be able to build a full-featured and functional website on its completion.

Throughout each individual course, you’ll be building online websites, and will be graded on their success. You’ll also be given tips and guidance throughout on how to improve your programming skills.

Build your career as a Django developer

Software development is one of the few areas that has experienced constant growth in the last decade, and despite the pandemic, the worldwide developer population grew by 500,000 in 2020. Another added benefit of being a software developer is that there are possibilities for flexible and remote working arrangements, due to the work being all computer-based.

Although it can help to have a degree in computer science, it is not a necessity if you want to work as a Django developer. Certifications and experience can be enough to get you a job if you’re passionate and can demonstrate that you’re willing to teach yourself the necessary skills.

Your options for studying Django

We’ve partnered with global universities such as the University of Michigan to bring you a range of courses where you can either gain an introduction to Django or build on your current skills. These courses can help you upskill to a new role or develop your professional credentials.

We offer a range of course types, from free short courses to programs. Our short courses take between two and ten weeks to complete and offer an overview of Django. We also offer programs and microcredentials, where you can complete a series of in-depth courses and build practical expertise over a longer period of time.

FAQs

What is Django?

Django is a web development framework, which is a software framework designed to support the development of web applications such as web resources, web services, and APIs. In particular, Django is an open-source Python framework. This means that it requires Python programming to create applications.

Can I learn Django online?

Django courses are a great way to introduce you to the industry or help you build your Python skills and knowledge of web applications to supplement practical training.

Our Django courses are completely online and don’t require any in-person teaching, so you’re free to study whenever suits you. You can also learn from anywhere in the world, as long as you have access to a digital device.

What are the career possibilities with Django?

Whether you want to be a software developer who dabbles in different things, or you want to more specifically focus on Django, there are plenty of careers out there for you. From a Python Engineer to a Django Developer or Back-end Developer, you’ll be able to put your skills to good use.

Is it difficult to study Django?

It is pretty essential to have a good understanding of Python before you learn Django, as you’ll be using the Python language to create applications. If you need to brush up on your Python skills before starting to learn Django, we have plenty of excellent courses and ExpertTracks available for you to try.

Django can be a bit tricky to begin with. However, whether you’re a beginner to coding or more experienced, our courses are designed by successful software developers who will help you to succeed in your studies.

What can Django be used for?

Django exists to simplify the creation of web applications for developers. You can use it to create anything from a simple website to a complicated web application, as it’s cross-platform and works with most major databases. It can create content in almost any format, including HTML, JSON and RSS feeds.

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