Nanodegree Program

Become a Digital Freelancer

Take advantage of the flexibility, independence, mobility, and versatility that come with being a successful freelancer. Enroll in the Digital Freelancer Nanodegree program and learn the critical skills necessary to launch and advance a freelance career

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What You Will Learn

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Digital Freelancer

Leverage your knowledge and experience in your field by learning the essential tools and skills needed to start or expand your career as an online freelancer. Through the program you will to learn about the freelancing marketplaces, create a strong professional profile, and then learn the best practices to go out and win your first job.

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1 month to complete

Prerequisite Knowledge

There are no prerequisites for this program. In order to succeed, we recommend having experience using a computer and being able to download and install applications.

  • Freelancing Basics

    Introduction to online freelancing. Setting expectations about the dynamics of working remotely, an essential first step to having a successful online business.

  • Freelancing Marketplace

    Gain an understanding of the Arabic and international freelancing marketplace, and create accounts to prepare for your future search for jobs.

    Join the Freelancing Marketplace
  • Creating Your Professional Brand

    Learn how to build your professional brand online, how to create great content, and understand which platforms are the most appropriate for your skillset.

    Your Professional Profile
  • Essential Freelancing Skills

    Learn the core skills a successful freelancer should have to win projects and manage your client interactions to ensure optimal performance.

    Get your first freelancing gig

Learn with the best

Ahmed Abouzaid
Ahmed Abouzaid


Ahmed is a Youtube Content Creator with a background in civil engineering. His goal is to share what he knows, and believes that sharing experiences is the best way to help people really save time and struggles overcoming a problem.

Abdelaziz El Alfi
Abdelaziz El Alfi


A certified trainer from the American University in Cairo, with a Computer Science degree, Abdelaziz’s passion for continuous learning has encouraged him to share his knowledge with others through regular posts on his social profiles.

Program Details

    Program Overview - Why Should I Take this Program?
  • Why should I enroll?

    The Digital Freelancer Nanodegree program curriculum is focused on providing students with the market knowledge, tools, and skills needed to prepare for an entrepreneurial career as an online freelancer. The program is general in nature to be applicable to students of varying backgrounds from Data Scientists, Web and App developers, Digital Marketers to anyone with a skill that can offer a remote service to clients regionally and across the globe.

  • What jobs will this program prepare me for?

    Students entering the Nanodegree program are expected to already possess the technical skills needed to market themselves as a freelancer. The roles that graduates will be able to secure upon graduation will be impacted by the skill level of the student.

  • How do I know if this program is right for me?

    If your goal is to advance your career as an independent freelancer offering services online, or to work remotely on short and long term engagements, then this is the right program for you, because it offers you the opportunity to learn all the skills and how-to’s in order to establish yourself. You’ll learn the basics of transitioning to self employment as a online freelancer, the conditions of the marketplace, how to build your personal brand, and the essential skills to win projects and work with clients remotely and effectively. If you are a driven individual with skills in Digital Marketing, Web Development, Mobile Development, Data Science, or any other marketable skill, then we strongly encourage you to enroll today.

  • What perks will I receive after graduating from the Nanodegree program?

    Students who complete all projects and graduate from the Nanodegree will be eligible to take advantage of a multitude of perks offered by our Nanodegree program partners.


    • Will provide graduates of the Digital Freelancer Nanodegree one (1) Featured Service on (providing criteria for featured service standards met)


    • Badges for Digital Freelancer ND graduates visible on the graduates freelancer profile
    • Graduates of the Nanodegree would be featured for their respective freelancer skill, to enhance the student’s click through rates and selling rates.
    • First Purchase Guarantee – when the graduates create their GIGs  they will be guaranteed their first buyer at their base gig price


    • Providing badges highlighting profiles of Digital Freelancer graduates, on Mostaql platform


    • Graduates of the Nanodegree will receive 10 Featured Proposal credits to make their bid proposals appear higher
    • Graduates of the Nanodegree will receive 1 Featured Offer to make their offer stand out
    • Graduates of the Nanodegree will receive a 20% discount off of one service purchased on the PeoplePerHour platform


    • Graduates of the Nanodegree will be given an exclusive badge to be displayed on their Ureed profile
    • Graduates of the Nanodegree can complete the Ureed Academy course at a discounted rate of 40% off


    • A dedicated badge on the WUZZUF platform for Digital Freelancer Nanodegree graduates to highlight their profiles on the WUZZUF platform
    • Graduates of the Nanodegree with accounts on Wuzzufwill have their profiles featured on a dedicated page for Udacity graduates
    Enrollment and Admission
  • Do I need to apply? What are the admission criteria?

    No. This Nanodegree program accepts all applicants regardless of experience and specific background.

  • What are the prerequisites for enrollment?

    Students enrolling in the Nanodegree program should be proficient in Arabic, as the lesson videos and material are exclusively delivered in Arabic.

    The Digital Freelancer Nanodegree program is designed for students with any skill level and work background. Students should be comfortable using a computer, working with folders, and navigating online.

  • If I do not meet the requirements to enroll, what should I do?

    Not Applicable.

    Program Structure
  • How is this Nanodegree program structured?

    The Digital Freelancer Nanodegree program is composed of one (1) Term of one (1) month. A Term has fixed start and end dates.

    To graduate, students must successfully complete all projects set forth in the syllabus which by applying and demonstrating the new skills that you learn in the lessons. Each project will be reviewed by the Udacity reviewer network and platform. Feedback will be provided and if you do not pass the project, you will be asked to resubmit the project until it passes.

  • How long is this Nanodegree program?

    Access to this Nanodegree program runs for the period noted in the Term Length section above and the FAQs.

    See the Terms of Use and FAQs for other policies around the terms of access to our Nanodegree programs.

  • Can I switch my start date? Can I get a refund?

    Please see the Udacity Nanodegree program FAQs found here for policies on enrollment in our programs.

  • How much does the program cost?

    The full program consists of one (1) one (1)-month long term, at a cost of USD $150. Payment is due before the term begins.

    Software and Hardware - What Do I Need for This Program?
  • What software and versions will I need in this program?

    To enroll, students should have an updated version of their current web browser.