Udacity Expands Course Offerings And Job Opportunities For Students [Video]By Eleanor Bright, UniversityHerald Reporter
Udacity, an online education provider, announced the opening of two new skill-based courses for the 21st century. These courses were robotics and digital marketing. These are offered under Udacity's nanodegree program.
Nanodegree programs are designed to help students learn the most competitive skills needed by today's job markets. Online programs related to building robots, using artificial intelligence, and software architecture. These courses are in high demand today and in the future. Robotics would be needed for usage of artificial intelligence while the Digital Marketing course would provide new approached in marketing, according to Tech Crunch.
Other featured programs are VB Developer, Android Developer, Data Analyst, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Engineer. Students from anywhere around the world are welcome to enroll.
Each course charges $200 monthly. Those who cannot afford the fees can opt for any Android courses. All are free, regardless of their being part of the nanodegree program or not. However, students who are interested in other courses other than Android courses will have to pay.
Schedule of completion of courses is flexible. Students can actually save by finishing their course quickly.
To ensure immediate hiring of its graduates, Udacity has partnered with several companies worldwide. During the conference at Mountain View, California, Udacity announced partnering with Didi Chuxing, Paytm, Zomato and 1mg to name a few. These companies are considered major players in industries where Udacity graduates can find work.
Didi Chuxing is known for its ride-hailing services. Graduates of Udacity will be trained on how to make codes for autonomous cars, according to Voice Data.
For Nanodegree program in robotics, partners where graduates can find work are Megabots, iRobots, Bosch, Uber ATG. Graduates of Digital Marketing can find job opportunities in Google, Facebook, HubSpot and Moz. Through Udacity, students can finish their courses faster and find job easier through its online partner companies.