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1. Where is this program offered?

Refactory Program is offered by Clarke International University. The Refactory space is situated at Clarke International University Building, Level 2, Kawaga close off Kalungi road in Muyenga-Kampala, Uganda.

2. How long is the program?

The Catalyst Course is full-time program for three (3) months. The Bootcamp is a full-time program that runs for six (6) months.

3. Can I apply if I did not study Information Technology (IT) or a related subject?

Yes! This program is a perfect fit for any graduate who seeks practical knowledge and an entry point into the world of software engineering.

The qualifying candidate needs little prior knowledge of software development. Our ideal trainee is one who is armed with a passion to solve the world’s biggest problems with the aid of ICTs and computing power, and is ready to learn.

4. Can I apply if I have no university degree?

Yes! All persons who have received a minimum of a high school diploma from a legally recognized institution of learning around the world are eligible to apply.

The skills and tools learned and utilized throughout this program do not require an applicant to have attained an undergraduate degree.

5. Is the training free of charge?

No. Refactory has been subsidised through support from Norad to ensure that the program can be open to as many people as possible - regardless of financial status. There is however a tuition fee. Please contact us for more information about how to secure a scholarship.

6. Do I have to pay full tuition fees at the start of the program?

No. Students have an opportunity to pay tuition fees in one lump sum or two instalments spread over a two month period as they undertake training, as advised at the time of their admission.

7. Do I need to be physically present in Uganda to take this training program?

No. You do not need to be physically present in Kampala, Uganda for the12-week-program. Sessions and training are offered remotely at the moment in order to protect our community from the possible spread of COVID-19.

8. Do I need a personal computer to take part in the program?

Yes. It is mandatory to own a personal computer in order to take part in this training program as this allows you extra personal study and practice time when you are away from class.

9. Can I take this training alongside my work and/or other school studies?

This program is offered on full-time basis in order to maximize impact and give every student the best coaching, training, and mentoring experience required to complete the program as a software developer who can work anywhere in the world and is ready to take on new learning of their own.

Therefore, your choice of work and other studies should not interfere with the program full-time day schedule, as you are required to attend at least 80% of all class sessions to complete the program.

10. What is the pass-mark for one to complete the program successfully?

There is no pass-mark for one to complete Refactory successfully. Students are assessed for their ability to apply the tools and skills gained in the different study modules through individual and team assignments, internationally recognised tests and certifications as well as a final class project which should be grounded in Human-Centered Design principles.

11. When do exams happen?

We do not offer exams on this program. Your understanding of the content delivered is assessed through practical applications in various ways.

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2rd Floor Clarke International University,
Kawaga Close, off Kalungi Road, Muyenga
Block 244 |Plot 8244 | Bukasa ,
P.O Box 7782.
Kampala, Uganda

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+256 (0) 393254046