Preparing aspiring entrepreneurs, developers, and designers, with the skills, resources, and training to find and create jobs in the thriving iOS app economy.
The Academy participants will learn the fundamentals of coding and core professional competencies, design, and marketing, ensuring graduates have the full suite of skills needed to contribute to the local business communities. The curriculum also incorporates Apple’s values throughout the coursework, encouraging learners to design inclusively and make a positive impact in the world.
apps on the App Store were created by Developer Academy graduates
new companies have been founded by Developer Academy graduates
nationalities are represented among Developer Academy graduates
The Apple Foundation Program, is a 4 week program, designed for learners curious about what it means to be a developer, and are interested in learning more about coding, design, and app development for the iOS environment using the wide range of latest generation Apple technologies available.Apply
The Apple Developer Academy is a 9 month program. Learners will use the Apple ecosystem to learn Coding, Design Fundamentals, App Business, Artificial Intelligence, Marketing, and Process and Professional skills.Apply
CBL method of teaching taught me how to effectively think and solve real world challenges.
I am eager to expand my knowledge in order to achieve my dreams and actually participate in the 2030 vision and make the world a better place through innovative technologies ideas and software. I have many creative ideas that I want to implement in our country and around the world. Being a participant in the 1st batch of the academy is such an honor for me.
Information Technology specialized in Cybersecurity
We have two programs:
The Apple Foundation Program: this short introductory program introduces learners to the basics of app development: research, design, user experience, prototyping, and intro to coding with Swift. It is a 4-week re-occurring program that takes place at the Apple Developer Academy in PNU, Riyadh. There is a required commitment of 20-hours a week, Sunday through Thursday for the duration of the program. The Apple Foundation Program is open to any interested participants with no prerequisites or requirements.
The Apple Developer Academy program: an intensive program that dives deeper into coding and professional skills. Learners at the Academy will become unique professionals that can excel in with a blend of coding tech, design, professional skills, and the ability to problem solve and communicate across disciplines. It is a 9-month program that takes place at the Apple Developer Academy in PNU, Riyadh. There is a required commitment of 20-hours a week, Sunday through Thursday for the duration of the program.
The next Apple Foundation Program will re-occur multiple times in the year. (Click here to apply for the Apple Foundation Program)
The next Apple Developer Academy program will start October 2 (9 Months) (Click here to apply for the Apple Developer Academy)
The Academy is open to all females, 18 and above, regardless of coding knowledge or background. However, the ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate a high quality of work, motivation to learn, and thrives in a collaborative learning environment.
Candidates may review the documents and videos provided by Satr platform (Swift 101) that will help them to prepare for the test. While no previous knowledge is expected, the academy does value the ability to self-learn.
No, a full scholarship will be awarded for those who qualify for the program. All needed technology (MacBook and iPhone) is provided to participants.
You will learn to become an iOS developer.
Developers are responsible for the full scope of a tech project. If you join the Apple Developer Academy, your responsibilities will include writing code in addition to other tasks like research, design, or project management.
No. While some aspects of the program are similar to bootcamps, the Academy doesn’t solely focus on coding. If you are looking for a coding bootcamp, check out offerings by Tuwaiq Academy.
CBL (Challenge based learning) is the methodology used in the academy. Our mentors will use the CBL framework (developed by Apple) to guide learners. You will not to only learn how to write code, but you will achieve a deeper level of understanding by learning how to learn. This will help learners to create ready-to-market products that can solve real world problems.
Learners will work on multiple projects, with different groups, learn new things, and explored new paths. As a learner at the Apple Developer Academy you will achieve competencies in coding (Swift, SQL, Server-side programming basics), design thinking (UI, UX), rapid prototyping, business and apps marketing, and many more professional skills.
It is 100% owned by the learner.
The Academy is also looking for coding, design, and entrepreneurship experts to join as mentors who will guide learners through the Academy curriculum, content, and activities. Interested? (Click here to apply for a mentor position)