ALX Software Engineering Programme For African Students 2023

Join Africa’s leading Software Engineering programme and develop tech skills fit for a global career. As the tech ecosystem continues to evolve, innovators are required who are able to develop cutting-edge solutions that draw from engineering principles and programming skills.

In this landscape, the fast-growing field of software development offers some of the most lucrative and exciting career opportunities, with companies seeking tech professionals who can solve 21st-century problems.

In the tech industry, the key to success is to learn agilely, stay up-to-date with disruptive technology, and develop knowledge that will help you advance to the next level. With a world-class curriculum, the ALX Software Engineering programme will prepare you for a successful career in one of the most in-demand fields on the planet.

About ALXAfrica

ALX has created an unrivaled opportunity to prepare, launch, and grow careers. Through our best-in-class training, and our commitment to lifelong learning, we offer in-demand programmes in digital transformation, business intelligence and support, and entrepreneurship. ALX is brought to you by the organisation that leads African Leadership Academy, African Leadership University, and Anzisha Prize Foundation.

Benefits of ALX Software Engineering Programme


You will learn how to:

  • Problem-solve using coding and other forms of technology.
  • Develop design systems and gather information on project limitations, capabilities, performance requirements, and interfaces.
  • Model a system or application to help developers write the code they needed to complete their tasks.
  • Calculate, recommend, and plan computer specifications, layouts, and peripheral equipment modifications through analysis and recommendation.
  • Analyse system capabilities and requirements by storing, retrieving, and manipulating data.
  • Key professional competencies such as project management, critical thinking, creative problem solving, interview techniques, communication, and collaboration skills.


  • Partnerships allow ALX to offer eligible candidates access to world-class programme training at no cost. Programmes are valued at $79,500 in Europe and North America and $39,750 in Africa. ALX Sponsored placements are available now.

Requirements for ALX Software Engineering Programme Qualification

  • Applicant must be of African origin;
  • Between 18 – 34 years of age;
  • Access to a computer with a stable internet connection for the duration of the programme;
  • Not required to be located in one of our 8 Tech hub cities;
  • Must be able to commit to 80 hours per week.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to ALXAfrica on to apply

For more details,visit ALX website on

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