Web Design Technologies (Certificate of Higher Education)

Year of entry

2017

Location

Central London

Status

Fully Approved

Duration

Two to four years part-time (one to two years for a Certificate of Continuing Education)

Attendance

Weekday evenings (6pm-9pm)

Do you want to develop professional web design and web authoring skills and learn how to apply these skills in the workplace? This university-level, professional development course introduces web design and multimedia authoring in a business environment. It aims to enhance knowledge, technical skills and expertise in areas affected by rapidly changing information, database and web technologies. You can choose to do a project tackling a real-life, work-related problem, for example creating a small business website, a database, a spreadsheet business model or an online shop.

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Progression to degrees at Birkbeck

If you complete the Certificate of Higher Education in Web Design Technologies (8 modules worth 120 credits) you have the option of continuing your studies to gain a Foundation Degree in Computing/Information Technology/Web Development. Completion of the Foundation Degree requires 2 further years of part-time study. You then have the option of continuing your studies to gain a BSc Computing.

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Course structure

To gain the Certificate of Higher Education in Web Design Technologies, you must successfully complete eight modules from those listed below, worth a total of 120 credit points.

  • You must first complete a Certificate of Continuing Education in Web Design, which comprises Modules 1-4, worth a total of 60 credit points.
  • To gain the Certificate of Higher Education in Web Design Technologies, you must then complete any four additional modules from Modules 5-10, worth a further 60 credits, making 120 credits in total.
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All modules can also be taken as stand-alone short courses.

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