Learn to build apps and websites in a top UK university this summer on Oxford Royale Academy’s iOS App Programming and Web Development summer course for adults.Apply Now
How many times have you found yourself saying “There’s an app for that”? Apps – and iOS apps in particular – have become so vital to our daily lives that it’s difficult to imagine life without them. This makes them the most exciting areas in which to grow your knowledge and skills – and this course is the ideal way to get started.
The iOS App Programming and Web Development course is a fascinating and highly relevant programme designed for gap year students, undergraduates, and others who wish to learn how to construct cutting-edge smartphone apps and websites.
Time spent on this course gives students a deeper understanding of these technologies which have become so fundamental to daily life, and equips them with new knowledge and skills that have the potential to lead to a lucrative career, or to supercharge their own start-up business. Even if students don’t target a career in tech, the course provides a useful foundation that will come in handy for a wide range of careers.
This course focuses heavily on iOS Application Programming. It is dedicated to teaching Swift programming, which is the new, powerful and popular language for iOS. Students taking this course become proficient with syntax, object-oriented principles, memory management, functional concepts and more, resulting in a competent and independent use of Swift. The course ultimately progresses to teaching students about iOS App Development with Swift specialisation.
By the end of the course, students will have:
The table below gives an indication of the subject areas that will be covered in each day’s lecture and seminar. Although every effort has been made to ensure accuracy, please note that topics and timings may be subject to change.
|Week | Day||Lesson Content|
|Week One | Monday||– Introduction and Installations|
|– Introduction to Swift Programming|
|Week One | Tuesday||– Collection Types|
|– Control Flow|
|– Functions, Classes|
|– Advanced Swift|
|Week One | Wednesday||– Image Processing in Swift|
|– Peer Assignment (InstaFilter Processor)|
|Week One | Thursday||– Field trip|
|Week One | Friday||– Welcome to iOS App Development|
|– Further Introduction to XCode|
|Week Two | Monday||– UIKit and the Interface Builder|
|– Building a Basic UI|
|Week Two | Tuesday||– On-campus full-day workshop|
|Week Two | Wednesday||– Advanced UI Concepts|
|– Custom Control & Defining your Data Model|
|Week Two | Thursday||– User Interactivity|
|– The Internet and the Web|
|– Web Development|
|– Advanced HTML5|
|Week Two | Friday||– Styling your Website – CSS|
Take this course if you find yourself scrolling through the app store and thinking “Why isn’t there an app for that?”. Those who are creatively minded and technologically keen will also thrive on this course.
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