Nanodegree Program

Intro to Programming Nanodegree

Learn to Code

Udacity's Intro to Programming is your first step towards careers in Web and App Development, Machine Learning, Data Science, AI, and more! This program is perfect for beginners.

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Why Take This Nanodegree Program?

Programming knowledge is indispensable in today’s world, and learning to code is one of the most valuable and useful things you can do.

Whether you’re launching a career, advancing a career, or just excited to learn a new skill, there is no time like the present to start learning, and this program offers everything you need to get up to speed—with no prior programming skills required.


Why Take This Nanodegree Program?

1,600 graduates from 80 countries

Effective & Engaging Content
Effective & Engaging Content

Effective & Engaging Content

Get started with programming through interactive content like quizzes, videos, and hands-on projects. Our learn-by-doing approach is the most effective way to learn to code.

Beneficial and Supportive Project Review

Beneficial and Supportive Project Review

Advance quickly and successfully through the curriculum with the support of expert reviewers whose detailed feedback will ensure you master all the right skills.

An Outstanding Community
An Outstanding Community

An Outstanding Community

Draw inspiration and knowledge from forums, stay on track with the support of mentors, and enjoy 1:1 video calls when you need guidance on specific challenges or projects.

Get Ahead on a Career-Track Program

Get Ahead on a Career-Track Program

Learn the skills needed to enroll in a career-track Nanodegree program, then try them out on a real project from one of those programs—you’ll get credit for it when you enroll!

Learn with the best

Andy Brown
Andy Brown

Curriculum Director

Andy Brown is a Lead Instructor at Udacity. He has a degree in physics from MIT, and has devoted his time after graduating to teaching and learning. Since joining Udacity in 2012, Andy has helped design dozens of classes. He loves exploring this new educational medium by creating innovative and engaging courses. When he’s not figuring out the best ways to transform minds, you can find Andy on his bike or in his car, exploring the amazing experiences that his new California home has to offer.

Cameron Pittman
Cameron Pittman

Instructor

A passionate educator and programmer, Cameron lives and breathes web development as he creates programming courses at Udacity. Before coming here, Cameron was a combination Director of Content and web developer at Seattle startup LearnBIG. He taught four years of high school physics and chemistry in Nashville, TN, during which time he pioneered teaching physics with the video game Portal 2. Cameron graduated with a degree in physics and astronomy from Vanderbilt University and earned his master's in teaching from Belmont University.

Dave Evans
Dave Evans

Instructor

David Evans is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Virginia where he teaches computer science and leads research in computer security. He is the author of an introductory computer science textbook and has won Virginia's highest award for university faculty. He has PhD, SM, and SB degrees from MIT.

Jessica Uelmen
Jessica Uelmen

Instructor

Jessica fell in love with teaching as a wee child when she forced her younger siblings to play "school" and learn all the things she mastered during the past school year. Armed with a BS in Electrical Engineering Technology from the University of Central Florida, she spent her early career teaching teachers how to use microcontrollers and robotics in the classroom. She also has her ME in Engineering Management from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys reading, skiing, and traveling the world.

Kunal Chawla
Kunal Chawla

Instructor

After obtaining a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Texas at Austin, Kunal worked as a programmer for three years, but then decided to switch gears to education. He taught middle school science, worked with Google on a distance learning initiative, and eventually earned a master’s degree in educational technology from Stanford University before joining Udacity.

Steve Huffman
Steve Huffman

Instructor

Steve Huffman co-founded the social news site reddit.com in 2005 with his college roommate. reddit.com has since grown into one of the largest communities online. In 2010, he co-founded Hipmunk, a company to take the agony out of searching for plane and hotel tickets. Steve was named to Inc. Magazine's 30 under 30 list in 2011. He studied Computer Science at the University of Virginia.

Georgia Davis
Georgia Davis

Instructor

Georgia has an MS in Education at John Hopkins University. She loves to teach students from all backgrounds. Georgia previously contributed her teaching skills with Teach for America, The Flatiron School, and Girls Who Code.

What You Will Learn

Prerequisites

In order to succeed, we recommend having experience using the web, being able to perform a search on Google, and (most importantly) the determination to keep pushing forward!   See prerequisites in detail

Need to Prepare?

Prior programming experience is not required.

  • Lesson 1

    Learn to Code

    It begins! Get oriented, learn the basics of HTML, write your first line of code, and receive your first review!

  • Lesson 2

    Make a Stylish Webpage

    Add style to your HTML code with CSS (Cascading Style Sheets). Experiment with adjusting various style rules in CSS to make your website shine. Achieve the look and presentation you want for your own webpage.

  • Lesson 3

    Python Programming Foundations

    Explore fundamental programming concepts in Python like logic checks, data structures, and functions through interactive quizzes and practice on your own computer. Learn syntax, debugging techniques and basic problem-solving concepts.

  • Lesson 4

    Object-Oriented Programming with Python

    Learn OOP through a series of mini-projects and exercises using a variety of Python libraries. Programmatically send text messages, decode secret messages, and draw images with Python.

  • Lesson 5

    Explore Programming Career Options

    Develop an understanding of the important differences between Front-End, Back-End, iOS, Android, and Data Analysis. Learn from real-life examples of programmers in each field, so you can make informed decisions about your own path forward.

  • Lesson 6

    Experience a Career Path

    Select one of the five available career-track programs, and complete a series of lessons from within that program’s curriculum.

Projects that you will build

Getting Started with HTML
Project 1

Getting Started with HTML

For this project, you will submit your very first programming file containing HTML code. HTML is the coding language for building websites. We recommend taking notes from this section and using your notes as the content for your HTML file. This project is not graded. Our reviewers will provide you with helpful suggestions and advice for learning in this program.

Make a Web Page
Project 2

Make a Web Page

Demonstrate your understanding of HTML and CSS by building a web page that involves multiple sections, content types, and styles.

Code Your Own Quiz
Project 3

Code Your Own Quiz

Flex your newfound Python skills by taking a quiz ... that you build yourself! Building this program will affirm your understanding of programming logic and functions, and serve as an excellent exercise in how to approach problem-solving.

Create a Movie Website
Project 4

Create a Movie Website

For this project, you'll write code to store a list of your favorite movies, including box art imagery and a movie trailer URL. You will then use your code to generate a static web page allowing visitors to browse their movies and watch the trailer.

Choose Your Path
Project 5

Choose Your Path

Get a head start on choosing a career path by completing a course and project from one of our job-ready Nanodegree programs: Front-End, Back-End, iOS, Android or Data Analyst. This is your chance to experience firsthand the kind of work programmers in these field engage in on a daily basis, and a great opportunity to master some advanced skills, and get credit for your work when you enroll in one of the programs!

“Learning to code is the single best thing anyone can do to get the most out of the amazing future in front of us.”

— Marc Andreessen, Co-Founder Of Mosaic, Netscape, And Andreessen Horowitz

Payment Options

We support multiple payment options for your convenience. Choose an option that suits you the most

Credit/Debit

Credit/Debit Card

Accepting payments through Credit/Debit cards from all major banks.

Emi

EMI on Credit Card

Split the payment of the course fee across 3 or more months. Option is available for all plans. Instalment information available on the payment page.

Internet Banking

Internet Banking

Seamless payment though Internet banking accepting payments from over 59 banks.



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Pay Monthly
₹6500*

for one month

Learn at your own pace, and manage your expenses monthly.

Pay Quarterly
₹14000*

for three months

A student who devotes 10 hours per week can complete the course in about 3 months.

Best Value
One-Time Upfront Payment
₹16000*

for five months

Complete your Nanodegree program in 5 months or less and save! The average completion time for this program is 5 months.

* Price exclusive of taxes. GST of 18% gets applied on checkout. Option to convert your payment into EMI available on checkout page.

All the above payment plans include the costs of Unlimited project reviews (by Udacity's global reviewer network), in-classroom mentorship support through chat with industry experts and Access to global community of Udacity students pursuing the same Nanodegree.

  • Why do I enroll into Intro to Programming?

    Programming knowledge is indispensable in today’s world, and learning to code is one of the most valuable and useful things you can do. Whether you’re launching a career, advancing a career, or just excited to learn a new skill, there is no time like the present to start learning, and this program offers everything you need to get up to speed—with no prior programming skills required.

Intro to Programming Nanodegree

Learn to Code