We're passionate about web development - an industry which continues to boom. Our course will enable you to keep pace with this constantly changing sector, giving you the expertise to specialise in the design and development of online applications.
In recent years there has been a strong demand for software engineering skills in building websites, requiring a high standard of programming knowledge. We'll provide you with a thorough grounding in web development programming techniques.
You'll already have professional experience in web or software development, or you could be a graduate from one of our computing courses. We'll give you the ability to develop applications that can easily be displayed across different platforms.
You'll study e-marketing, security, e-commerce solutions, payment systems, web standards, web application architecture and web page design. We'll also improve your understanding of website development technologies and content management systems.
- Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including computer science.
Our University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of our professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases work experience cannot be considered in lieu.
Please note that all applicants to our University are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent, variations to this will be listed on the individual course entry requirements.
The web development industry is thriving - we know this because it's one of the biggest recruiters of computing graduates from our university. Web-based applications are now essential to support business and major organisations around the world, and your skills will be much sought after.
- Web Developer - Web Designer - Web Master - User Interface Designer
Careers advice: The dedicated Jobs and Careers team offers expert advice and a host of resources to help you choose and gain employment. Whether you're in your first or final year, you can speak to members of staff from our Careers Office who can offer you advice from writing a CV to searching for jobs.
If you're a busy professional already working in computing, our course enables you to benefit from learning the latest theories and techniques in web applications development in the space of just a few months.
Experts currently working in web applications development are invited to give lecturers and you'll also meet like-minded students from different industries, allowing you to debate current issues, share ideas and benefit from alternative insights.
Responsive Web Development Responsive websites aim at providing optimal viewing experiences across a wide range of devices. You will study the tools and best practice to design, develop and publish data-driven responsive websites.
Design Pattern for Web Application Development An opportunity to look at the principles behind web application development. You will examine alternative design patterns and frameworks, evaluate and apply them to a case study.
"You'll study e-marketing, security, e-commerce solutions, payment systems, web standards, web application architecture and web page design. We'll also improve your understanding of website development technologies and content management systems."
Meg has extensive background in designing and evaluating positive user experiences using computing devices. She applies e-learning methods in her teaching, having worked on a number of JISC and EU-funded projects such as PC3 and EuroPlot. Your teaching team also includes Patrick Ingham, who has been working with android development since the first handsets arrived in the UK. Patrick is a great believer in mobile offering new ways of doing things and crafting better user experiences.
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