• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 6 months
EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Computer Science Fundamentals MicroBachelor Program in collaboration with NYUx. This program introduces learners to the basics of computer programming and computer systems, including hardware, operating systems and computer networking.
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What you will learn

  • Fundamental knowledge of computer hardware and operating systems.
  • Understand modern operating systems structure.
  • Use the principles of computational thinking.
  • Gain knowledge of state-of-the-art in network protocols, architectures, and applications.
  • Learn the basic of Python programming.

Learners who successfully earn the Computer Science Fundamentals MicroBachelor Program from edx in collaboration with NYUx will be able to elect transferable college credit at no additional cost. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 6 months
    • Duration description

      With MicroBachelors programs, start with the content that matters most to you, online at your own pace. Earn a certificate with each one to show off your new achievement, knowing that you've developed skills that companies actually hire for.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Networking
  • Computer Hardware and Operating Systems
  • Basics of Computing and Programming

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Regardless of past experience, if any, edX’s MicroBachelors programs can lead the path to a Bachelor’s degree that makes you job-ready today. MicroBachelors programs are built for adult learners looking to progress their career.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    450 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 450 USD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    450 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 450 USD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
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Because MicroBachelors programs are credit-bearing, they are eligible for many employer educational benefit programs; ask your manager if your company offers or matches an investment in education. edX also offers financial assistance to learners who demonstrate that paying the verified certificate fee would cause economic hardship. You can also try a course before buying a MicroBachelors program through the Audit Track.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.


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