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Programming degrees abroad

Programming is a popular subject that covers the designing and building of computer programs. As a programming student, you’ll learn how to program and code in a range of languages like JavaScript, PHP and ASP.NET, and you can specialize in areas like computer games programming or web programming.

You’ll get the opportunity to create new software, learn various coding skills as well as gain an understanding of industry-standard operating systems and database management systems. All programs are designed to prepare you for an exciting and varied career in an ever-expanding field.

Choosing to study programming abroad is a great way to access a wide range of different courses. Different countries and universities offer different specialties, so not only will studying overseas broaden your personal horizons, but it will also give you the best chance to find the perfect program for you.

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Programming program structure

You can study programming at a range of undergraduate and postgraduate levels. It’s possible to study a diploma or certificate course which usually last one or two years. These are a good route to an entry-level career, or to a bachelor’s program.

Most bachelor’s programs are available as a BSc, which will take three or four years to complete, depending on where you choose to study. If you study programming in the US, your bachelor’s will normally take four years, but you’ll also take other courses as part of a liberal arts degree.

If you already have a bachelor’s in a related subject, you can study for an MSc, which usually takes one or two years. Although there are master’s programs available in programming, most are offered in closely related subjects like gaming and computer networks.

How you’ll be assessed will vary for each module you take, but you can expect to face written exams, coursework, and portfolio work. The curriculum and program structure of your programming course will depend on the focus of the program and where you choose to study. However, some common modules you’ll study include:

  • Web programming
  • Numerical mathematics
  • Graphics
  • Programming languages
  • Game design
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Databases
  • Computing systems

Programming study abroad programs

Programming undergraduate programs

Bachelor's in programming

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    Computer Science: Advanced Programming - BSCS Westcliff University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    19,948 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 19,948 USD

    Start date
    July, August, October, January, March
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    Business Management and Admininstration: Information Systems–Programming - BSc Touro University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    46 months
    Annual tuition fee
    12,160 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 12,160 USD

    Start date
    June, September, January
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    Games Design and Development: Programming - BSc (Hons) University of Greenwich, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    20,445 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,150 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    Programming and Multimedia - BCompSci SMK University of Applied Social Sciences, Lithuania

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    3,658 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 3,380 EUR

    Start date
    September, January, February
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Associate in programming

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    Advanced Computer Programming - ASc Berkeley City College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    10,740 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 10,740 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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    CIS / Computer Programming - ASc Laney College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    10,740 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 10,740 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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    Computer Programming - ASc Santa Monica College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    9,264 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 9,264 USD

    Start date
    June, August, January, February
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    Computer Programming - AASc Lane Community College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    11,500 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,500 USD

    Start date
    September, January, March
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    Computer Programming (Contra Costa College) - ASc Colleges of Contra Costa, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    9,840 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 9,840 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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Diploma in programming

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    Computer Programming & Analysis - OCADip Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    12,261 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,618 CAD

    Start date
    January, May, September
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    Computer Programming - Dip Sheridan College, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    13,375 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,129 CAD

    Start date
    May, September, January
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    Computer Programming - OCDip Confederation College, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    12,821 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 17,377 CAD

    Start date
    September
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    Computer Programming and Analysis - AdvDip Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    12,397 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,803 CAD

    Start date
    September, January
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    Computer Programming - Dip Conestoga College, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    12,137 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,450 CAD

    Start date
    January
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Certificate in programming

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    Advanced Computer Programming - Cert Berkeley City College, USA

    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    10,740 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 10,740 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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    Computer Programming with C++ - Cert Laney College, USA

    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    10,740 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 10,740 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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    Programming - CS St. Charles Community College, USA

    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    6,660 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 6,660 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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Future programming careers

As a programming graduate, you’ll have a wide range of career options and opportunities available. Organizations from all over the world are constantly on the look-out for tech-savvy employees who can develop apps and software that can help serve their customers.

Some of the roles that are popular amongst programming students include:

  • Computer game programmer
  • Games designer
  • Web developer
  • Software developer
  • Project manager
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Software quality assurance engineer
  • Database administrator

Many universities offer an additional year in industry that can be a great way to help you work out what future role would be best for you. You can also make use of your university’s careers services department, who can help guide you if you’re still not sure which path is right for you.