Website development and design

Website development and design

We welcome applications from students studying a wide range of international qualifications. “I did two years as a Graphic Designer in the industry before enrolling on this course, there was a need to learn development languages, such as PHP, JavaScript as well as HTML and CSS. Graduates of this programme will possess the technical skills to adapt and thrive in a cutting edge fast moving industry with significant employment opportunities for software engineers.

  • Customer wants options; therefore, the search engine is the market on the internet, and you have to dominate it to make your sales.
  • Smartphones and other mobile devices are fast becoming the preferred method of Internet access; if you haven’t already got a mobile website, you need to get one soon.
  • You will also develop the necessary skills required to test that your code is both correct and secure.
  • The Department of Computer Science is based in the state-of-the-art £13million Tech Hub.
  • The Foundation Year will allow you to develop your academic study skills and build confidence in your abilities, identifying your own strengths and development needs for progression onto an undergraduate degree.
  • Not all web designers are created equal, however, and each has different needs.

She was instrumental in developing the Web Development certificate and degree programs at William Rainey Harper College. Practical advice on the tools you need to enhance your personal and professional life. Our vision is to help everyone to realise the life they imagine through learning. Using your mobile phone camera – scan the code below and download the Kindle app. Search engines are smart, but they still need help, according to HubSpot, 80% of a website’s traffic begins with a search query. That’s why search engine optimization is so important, all our sites are fully SEO optimized.


We combine our experience with tried and tested techniques to assess the value of each new feature and ensure that it really is contributing to the goal. We use Agile processes to help streamline your business with targeted, well-crafted, software solutions. We can help your organisation comply with the latest standards in web content accessibility (WCAG 2.1) to enable users with disabilities to use your site. So, the aim of human computer interaction work is to ensure it is as easy as possible for website visitors to view, navigate and gain information from the website.

So instead of using the standard fixed pixel width, this new approach defines areas of your page using percentages. Media queries work similarly to the “if-clauses.” So, it’s basically checking if the screen’s viewports are wide enough or too wide and then executing the appropriate code. Basically, in 2021 half of all the traffic comes from smartphones, tablets, and other similar devices. Most courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees.

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Both these aspects are much sought after by UK and international employers. Due to its overall positive impact on employability, degree classification and graduate starting salaries, the University strongly encourages you to pursue a work placement as part of your degree programme. Academic skills when studying away from your home country can differ due to cultural and language differences in teaching and assessment practices. This module is designed to support your transition in the use and practice of technical language and subject specific skills around assessments and teaching provision in your chosen subject. During this module you will further develop your problem solving, programming and program design skills, introduced in the module KV4000, Programming. There’s huge demand for these skills – particularly in the retail sector as well as local and national government.