BSc in Computing in Web Development and Creative Media

Course Summary:

This programme will develop your graphic design skills and technical knowledge of how web pages are created. The programme is focused around the whole process of web development, from requirements analysis to application and database design.

We know from experience as designers and users that developing a professional website requires a number of skills: programming code to build the site, scripting to arrange and control data appearance and design/multimedia software to customise and promote the site.

Through this course you will understand how to work with clients, gathering requirements, designing applications, including integration with databases, and the use of multimedia. With the spread of broadband, web designers with skills in multimedia and interactivity will always be in high demand.

Key skills:

The fundamental skills that form the building blocks in creating high-end web applications are embedded in this programme. These include:

  • Web design
  • Client side scripting
  • Web development
  • Programming algorithms and software languages
  • Open source CMS
  • Database design and development
  • Digital media design and production
  • Web animation
  • System methodologies and project management
  • Operating system architectures
  • Networking and information security
  • Research and problem-solving
  • Business principles and management practices
  • Systems and networking
  • Games culture and design
  • Online marketing
  • Innovation and teamwork
  • eBusiness

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Computing & Creative Practices SG538 Ordinary Bachelor Degree Abinitio

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