Misk Academy, General Assembly, Winter 2019

  • Location: Al-Faisal University, Riyadh

  • Programming Dates / Durations:

    Day courses:
    ● Web Development Immersive (Sun-Thursday): January 13 - April 4, 2019, 9am-5pm
    ● User Experience Design Immersive (Sun-Thursday): February 3 - April 11, 2019, 9am-5pm
    ● Data Science Immersive (Sunday-Thursday): Sunday, February 24 - Thursday, May 16, 2019, 9am-5pm
    ● Data Analytics Accelerated (Sun-Thurs): January 13-24, 2019, 9am-5pm
    ● Digital Marketing Accelerated (Sun-Thurs) January 13-24, 2019, 9am-5pm
    ● Data Analytics Accelerated (Sun-Thurs) February 3-14, 2019, 9am-5pm (Jeddah)
    Evening courses:
    ● Front End Web Development Part Time (Sun & Tues): January 20 - March 28, 2019, 6-9pm
    ● JavaScript Part Time (Mon & Wed): January 21 - March 29, 2019, 6-9pm

About the Initiative

Misk Academy (part of the Misk Foundation) in partnership with General Assembly is launching a bold initiative to build Saudi Arabia’s workforce of the future through robust training in coding, data, design, digital marketing and product management.

 

In 2019, Misk Academy programming will offer training in Data Analytics, Data Science, Web Development, User Experience Design, and Digital Marketing.

About the Courses

The courses offered through Misk Academy (part of the Misk Foundation) in partnership with General Assembly fall into two main categories and types of learning.

 

  • Immersive (full-time) courses are designed to help you change your career and learn a new skill set. At the end of the course you will have all the skills and experiences needed to gain employment in a Junior level role in your chosen field.

 

  • Part-time and Accelerated courses are designed to help you level up in your current career. They will give you the practical knowledge needed to help supplement your current skill set.

Eligibility, 2019

General Qualifications

 

  • Minimum age of 18 as of course start date.
  • Saudi National
  • Excellent spoken and written English proficiency.
  • Apple laptop preferred
  • Pass the admissions process (varies depending on program)
  • Students may only apply to 1 General Assembly course at the same time.
  • Admission preference will be given to individuals with career plans that involve the skills from the class.

 

Program-Specific Qualifications

 

  • Immersive programs
    • Commitment to 40 hours/week (full-time) of in-person learning, over 10 or 12 weeks (dependent on course)
    • Commitment to 30-40 hours of online learning before the course starts
  • Accelerator programs
    • Commitment to 40 hours/week of in-person learning, over 2 weeks
    • Commitment to 6-10 hours of online learning before the course starts
  • Part-time programs
    • Commitment to 4-6 hours/week of in-person learning, over 10 weeks
    • Commitment to 6-10 hours of online learning before the course starts

Courses Details, 2019

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Web Development Immersive January

Course Type
  • Full-time course for career changers
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close December 6
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday, January 13 - Thursday, April 4, 2019
  • Sunday - Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm
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User Experience Design Immersive

Course Type
  • Full-time course for career changers
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close January 1
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday, February 3 - Thursday, April 11, 2019
  • Sunday - Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm
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Data Science Immersive

Course Type
  • Full-time course for career changers
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close January 24
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday, February 24 - Thursday, May 16, 2019
  • Sunday - Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm
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Data Analytics Accelerated

Course Type
  • 2 week course to level up your current career.
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close December 19
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday January 13 - Thursday January 24, 2019
  • Sunday - Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm
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Data Analytics Accelerated - Jeddah

Course Type
  • 2 week course to level up your current career.
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close January 10
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday, February 3 - Thursday, February 14, 2019
  • Sunday - Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm
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Digital Marketing Accelerated

Course Type
  • 2 week course to level up your current career.
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close December 19
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday, January 13 - Thursday, January 24, 2019
  • Sunday - Thursday
  • 9am - 5pm
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Front-End Web Development Part-time

Course Type
  • 10 week evening course to level up your current career.
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close December 19
Course Dates / Times
  • Sunday January 20 - Tuesday March 26, 2019
  • Sundays and Tuesdays
  • 6pm - 9pm
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JavaScript Development Part-Time

Course Type
  • 10 week evening course to level up your current career.
Application Deadline
  • Applications Close December 19
Course Dates / Times
  • Monday January 21 - Wednesday March 27, 2019
  • Mondays and Wednesdays
  • 6pm - 9pm

Learn More

Let us know a bit more about you, and a member of the General Assembly Admissions Team will reach out to you to discuss the Misk Academy course offerings and your goals.  We will also share a syllabus.