Misk Udacity Program

  • Locations: Riyadh, Alkhobar, Jeddah, and online

  • Programs begin: August 30, 2019

  • Registration start date:1 July

  • Registration close date: 20 July

About the program

Join our 6600+ community who attended the Misk Academy Udacity program and accelerate your career. This program by Misk Academy in partnership with Udacity aims to build the knowledge and skills needed for work in the digital age. The program offers the most up-to-date content in technology aimed to help learners gain practical knowledge and skills. Our goal is to have real impact on the employability of young Saudis who want to contribute to the Kingdom’s advancement in digital skills.

 

Program highlights:

  • Curriculum built by the industry with more than 200+ experts from top companies including Google, Facebook, Amazon and others
  • Practical learning using real world projects that are manually reviewed by Udacity expert reviewers
  • World class 1:1 mentorship and support
  • Trusted by 100+ enterprise customers world-wide
  • Self-paced learning through the Udacity personalized online learning platform
  • %60 of graduates have seen a positive impact (employment, freelancing, new business, promotions) from Misk Academy Udacity programs in Saudi
  • Misk Academy Udacity program is in more than 30 cities around Saudi

Why take this program?

  • Start a new career
    Develop skills that can help you secure your dream job in data and tech
  • Build a new business
    Learn practical skills that can help you support your business and grow it
  • Develop skills on your current job
    Gain skills to excel at your job, get promoted or shift to another role

Requirements

  • Minimum age of 18 as of course start date
  • Saudi nationals or individuals whose spouse or mother is Saudi
  • Excellent spoken and written English proficiency
  • Commitment to a minimum of 15 hours/week of self-study
  • Commitment to attend 4 hours of weekly in-person class instruction (Riyadh, Alkhobar, Jeddah, virtual)
  • Complete the online application before deadline
  • Ensure that all information and documents submitted are accurate
  • Have the minimum required technical knowledge for each track as specified in the application
  • Payment of tuition fees

Misk Foundation Scholarship Program for Talents

  • Misk Foundation offers up to 90% coverage of tuition fees for participants.
  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Meets all the admission requirements above
    • Student, unemployed or employed with income less than 20,000 SAR
    • Has not taken more than one Misk Academy programs in the past
  • Failure to adhere to program requirements will result in revoking the scholarship

What is a nanodegree?

What is connect

Combining Udacity’s online curriculum with in-person learning sessions, Udacity Connect student graduation rate is 5x higher than that of students doing online-only Nanodegree programs. Connect is done physically in Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam. Also a virtual version of connect is available for people enrolled in other cities.

In-Person Collaboration
Work with instructors and peers to complete projects, overcome challenges, and master new concepts.

Accountability
Stay on track through weekly sessions with Session Leads who help with goal-setting, time management, and motivation.

Efficiency
Finish in just 3 to 5 months by dedicating 4 hours/week to Udacity Connect sessions, and 10 hours/week to independent study.

Locations



RIYADH
  • STC Academy
  • Alfaisal University


ALKHOBAR
Prince Mohammad bin Fahad University



JEDDAH
University of Jeddah

Nanodegrees

Programming for Data science
Programming for Data science

Learn to Code with python
Difficulty: BEGINNER
Category: Data
Start Date: 30 August, 2019
End Date: 22 November, 2019

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IOS Developer

IOS Developer

Build an App for the iPhone and iPad
Difficulty: INTERMEDIATE
Category: Programming
Start Date: 30 August, 2019
End Date: 13 December, 2019

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Front End Developer

Develop websites
Difficulty: INTERMEDIATE
Category: Programming
Start Date: 30 August, 2019
End Date: 27 December, 2019

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Android Developer

Develop Android Apps
Difficulty: INTERMEDIATE
Category: Programming
Start Date: 30 August, 2019
End Date: 20 December, 2019

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Data Analyst

Data Analyst

Discover Insights From Data
Difficulty: INTERMEDIATE
Category: Data
Start Date: 30 August, 2019
End Date: 20 December, 2019

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Predictive Analytics

Apply Business Intelligence
Difficulty: INTERMEDIATE
Category: Data
Start Date: 30 August, 2019
End Date: 22 November, 2019

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Deep Learning

Build Deep Neural Networks
Difficulty: ADVANCED
Category: AI
Start Date: 30 August, 2019
End Date: 13 December, 2019

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Data Scientist

Apply Data Science
Difficulty: ADVANCED
Category: Data
Start Date: 30 August, 2019
End Date: 31 January, 2020

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Intro self-driving cars

Build your own self-driving car
Difficulty: ADVANCED
Category: AI
Start Date: 30 August, 2019
End Date: 29 November, 2019

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Business Analytics

Learn Excel, SQL, and Tableau
Difficulty: BEGINNER
Category: Data
Start Date: 30 August, 2019
End Date: 22 November, 2019

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Digital Marketing

Digital Marketing

Become a digital marketer
Difficulty: BEGINNER
Category: Business
Start Date: 30 August, 2019
End Date: 22 November, 2019

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Data Engineer

Data Engineer

Build Production Ready Data Warehouses at Scale
Difficulty: INTERMEDIATE
Category: Data
Start Date: 30 August, 2019
End Date: 24 January, 2020

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React Developer

React Developer

Develop Advanced Websites
Difficulty: INTERMEDIATE
Category: Programming
Start Date: 30 August, 2019
End Date: 27 December, 2019

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Data Analyst

Cloud Developer

Become an AWS cloud developer
Difficulty: INTERMEDIATE
Category: Programming
Start Date: 30 August, 2019
End Date: 27 December, 2019

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Which nanodegree should I apply for?


Each nanodegree has prerequisites. Selecting the right nanodegree can help you develop the skills you need and achieve your career goals.

Dates

  • Registration start date: 1 July
  • Registration close date: 13 July
Level School Nanodegree Start Date End Date
Foundational Data Business analytics August 30, 2019 22 November, 2019
Foundational Business Digital Marketing August 30, 2019 22 November, 2019
Foundational Data Programming for Data science August 30, 2019 22 November, 2019
Intermediate Programming IOS Developer August 30, 2019 13 December, 2019
Intermediate Data Data Analyst August 30, 2019 20 December, 2019
Intermediate Programming Front-end developer August 30, 2019 27 December, 2019
Intermediate Programming Android Developer August 30, 2019 20 December, 2019
Intermediate Data Predictive analytics August 30, 2019 22 November, 2019
Intermediate Programming React August 30, 2019 27 December, 2019
Intermediate Data Data Engineer August 30, 2019 24 January, 2020
Intermediate Programming Cloud Developer August 30, 2019 27 December, 2019
Advanced AI Deep Learning August 30, 2019 13 December, 2019
Advanced Data Data scientist August 30, 2019 31 January, 2020
Advanced AI Intro self- driving cars August 30, 2019 29 November, 2019