04 — Courses & Programs

50 Things You Need to Know About the Internet

300 CHF per month 150 hours
  • Self-paced, online learning
  • Beginner skill level
  • Personalized support
Enrollment opens
in January 2018

This introductory course is designed to provide you with solid, basic knowledge of the tools and technologies that are used to build modern web and mobile applications.

By the end of the course, you'll have built a multi-page web site from scratch. You'll also understand a wide variety of terms and techniques used by software engineers to develop web sites and other internet-based applications, making you better able to contribute to technical discussions about features and functions used across a range of platforms and devices.

These course details are subject to change; please refer to the course outline at the time of registration.

Course Details

  • First Steps: Create a Web Page
  • Basic Concepts: How the Web Works and How to Work on the Web
  • Displaying Data: HTML
  • Styling Data: CSS
  • Interacting with Data: Javascript
  • Storing and Retrieving Data: Databases
  • Behind the Scenes: "Back End" Web Development
  • Tracking and Privacy
  • Networks, Encryption and Getting Remote Data
  • Internet and Society


This course is taught at the beginner level. You should have the following tools, skills and abilities prior to registering for this course:

  • English at B1 level
  • A computer with a minimum internet connection of 2Mbps download / 512kbps upload, enabling you to stream videos with sound and to effectively participate in video chats.