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What is SWitCH?
SWitCH() is a requalification programme for those who want to acquire competencies and skills for a full and fast integration into the job market as an IT professional.
How?
SWitCH() applies agile practices and learning interactive processes to provide to its stuudents a solid, yet fast comprehension and application of software development skills.
To Whom?
Graduates(bachelor degree) with or without STEM (Science, Technology,Engineering and Math) background.

.Objectives

Analyze
Analyze the requirements presented by a client and, as a team, specify a solution;
Solution
Define the solution using the techniques seized and applying the most appropriate solutions from the point of view of architecture and software design standards;
Javascript
Implement the solution using Java / javascript through Test Driven Development (TDD) and Continuous Integration (CI) methods;
Technologies
Apply the technologies and best practices of the market to reach high levels of productivity and quality in object oriented (OO) languages, specifically in Java.

Structure of the Program

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Up to 30 students per class, 10 elements per work group; 35 hours weekly worload, during the working period, from Monday to Friday;
1 project developed competitively by the groups;
3 areas of competences taught simultaneously in each trimester:

  • Software Engineering and programming;
  • Methodologies, tools and support techniques;
  • Agile development of a software solution in a business context.
1st Semester

• Agile and interactive software development methodologies;
• Computer systems and networks;
• Data bases;
• Project I.

2nd Semester

• Component-Based Programming & SOA;
• DevOps;
• Project II.

START OF THE PAID INTERNSHIP IN ONE OF THE PARTNER COMPANIES

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Price and Financial conditions

The price to attend SWitCH() is EUR 2850.

After the 1st 9 months, all the students with positive grades will start a paid internship in one of the companies associated with Porto Tech Hub.

Special credit conditions from our financial partners are available for all the students.