Development of mobile applications for Android

Personal mobile devices (smartphones, PDAs, tablets) are an integral part of the modern world. Each user of mobile devices now has a powerful tool for communication and business. Many companies are using mobile devices to advertise and sell their products and services, as well as to maintain constant communication with their employees. All these functions are implemented using different software (applications), created specifically for mobile devices.

Android operating system is a relatively new platform for mobile devices. It is rapidly gaining popularity due to its openness and availability of free and convenient tools for the development. Therefore, Android app developer is becoming one of the most popular professions in the field of information technology.

«Mobile applications development for Android» program will allow students to get all the necessary knowledge and skills to create quality applications using the most modern technologies.

The first semester is joint for different specializations. During the training, students learn the basics of creating information systems and software products at all stages of the development cycle and implementation, students also acquire basic knowledge and skills in programming, network construction and the use of modern information technologies.

During the second semester, students will get knowledge and skills of programming using Java (one of the most popular programming languages in the market), learn Android SDK, which will allow students to create high-quality mobile applications for Android.

Program objective
Obtaining the necessary knowledge and skills to develop software for Android, including not only the development of applications, but also the testing procedures to ensure their fail-safety.

The program is designed for
Professionals planning to develop mobile applications for Android.

Professional retraining program
Advanced training program

Students within «Network Technologies» discipline study Cisco CCNA Discovery course for free. This course provides a high level qualification for an IT specialist. All students get access to Networking Academy’s unique training materials and Cisco equipment. After successful completion of the course, students get an opportunity to take exams and get Cisco certificates.

Program duration
Professional retraining program: 962 academic hours (12 months) Advanced training program: 468 academic hours

Study formats

  1. 16-24 hours per week
  2. 40 hours per week

Weekend class sessions
Training in such groups is organized on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 AM to 5 PM with a lunch break and two coffee breaks.

The course is taught partly in the distance learning format: electronic seminars in the distance learning system and on-line lectures (webinars). Such format allows to involve real practitioners in the training.

On-site sessions are held in the classrooms equipped with modern technologies that meet all the requirements for effective learning. During the practical trainings teachers will demonstrate implementation of the necessary work / procedures and will individually help to cope with all the encountered difficulties.

Distance learning group
Training of the group is carried out with the use of advanced distance learning technologies and the latest interactive and multimedia solutions.

On-line lectures (webinars) allow students to maintain contact with teachers in real time, ask questions and repeat all actions performed by teachers and students on their computer desktop. Students can watch the most successfully recorded webinars 24/7.

E-learning (electronic seminars) allows students to explore further all the practical aspects of the chosen program. Teachers provide and evaluate solutions of complex cases, the quality of coding, conducting system configurations, as well as stimulate discussions of the results and relevant issues for the students at the forum within the Distance Learning System.

On-line testing allows students to independently assess their level of academic achievement and identify issues for a more thorough examination and discussion with the teacher. Each training program is followed by the final testing.

Admission Requirements:
Diploma of Higher Education (bachelor’s, specialist’s, master’s degree) or Diploma of Non-University Level Higher Education (technical school, college).

Diplomas and certificates:
Upon completion of the retraining programs graduates receive a Diploma of Professional Retraining, giving the right to work in the chosen field. Upon completion of advanced training programs, graduates receive a certificate confirming acquisition of additional professional skills and extended professional potential.

Training formats and tuition fee:

Part-time/weekend class sessions Part-time with Distance Learning Technologies
79 000 rub.
99 000 rub.*
99 000 rub.
59 000 rub.
89 000 rub.*
89 000 rub.

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Part-time with Distance Learning Technologies
40 000 rub.

Cost for the whole training program, no additional fees;
Education loan up to 36 months with an initial payment of 0% is possible.