NZ Diploma in Web Development and Design (Level 5)

Learn to develop great websites in 1 year!

  • 1 Year Diploma
  • Fulltime study with just 2 days per week in class
  • An additional $2,000 scholarship applied, if aged 25-35.

 

About This Course

Very few businesses can exist now without a website and many that have one are using older technology with an out-dated design.
 

This course is designed for those wishing to start their own web design business, want to work within an established organisation or up-skill their own level of understanding of web design. The programme takes you from determining client needs to choosing a CMS, utilising databases, designing the user experience and configuring a website.
 

It also covers programming and IT technical support, to maximise the graduate employment opportunities and allow them to determine which specific aspect they wish to ultimately specialise in. From here, graduates can move into our level 6 Diploma in Software Engineering and Design to become a 'Full Stack' developer or gain employment. Connecting with industry for job opportunities and internships is part of the course.

 

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$2000 Scholarships Available

$2,000 scholarship

If you are aged 25 to 35, we can offer a $2,000 scholarship off fees.  To find out more click here.

Full Stack Developer

Full Stack Developer

Study web design this year, software engineering next year and graduate with two diplomas to make you a Full Stack Developer.

Studylink Approved

This course is approved for Student Loans and Allowances. You may apply through Studylink for course fees and course related costs. www.studylink.govt.nz

Course at a Glance:

Qualification
NZ Diploma in Web Development and Design (Level 5)

Location
Hamilton, Christchurch, Auckland – East Tamaki

Next Intake – NZ Residents
Next Intake - February 2018

International
6th November 2017*
8th January 2018*
12th March 2018*

*Start dates for Auckland only

Course Length
Fulltime: 1 Year
Fulltime: 1 Year Web + 1 Year Software (International)

Course Info
Level: Level 5
Credits: 120
Domestic fees: $6,190
International fees: $16,554.00
UE: Not required

Main Employment Outcomes:
Website Designer
Website Developer
Programmer
Database Developer
Online business owner

Course Information

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CREDITS

Level: 5
Credits: 120

COURSE STRUCTURE

This course is a combination of class time and self-directed study. As much of the course is project based, you will have sufficient time to devote to these and are encouraged to look for real world clients of your own for the projects. Class times differ at each campus, so please check with us for the campus you prefer to study at.

COURSE CONTENT

WEB PROGRAMMING AND INTERFACE ANALYSIS AND DESIGN (30 credits)
To develop skills in web programming using web tools. To determine client requirements for a web application, carry out responsive design and implement principles of design. To optimise media for the web, apply programming skills using web programming languages and implement Rich User Interfaces with a Scripting language

 

CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS AND FRAMEWORKS (15 credits)
To build websites powered by a content management system (CMS). Practice editing content, managing media and customizing with plugins and themes.

 

IT SUPPORT (15 credits)
Students will gain the knowledge required to assemble components based on customer requirements, install, configure and maintain devices, PCs and software for end users, understand the basics of networking and security/forensics, properly and safely diagnose, resolve and document common hardware and software issues, while applying troubleshooting skills.

 

DATABASE DESIGN AND INTEGRATION (15 credits)
To introduce the concepts and fundamentals of database system (DB) and database management system (DBMS). Design relational databases using SQL or suitable Data Access Service. Design relational databases using entity-relationship modelling.

 

INTRODUCTION TO SOFTWARE PROGRAMMING (15 credits)
To equip students with an introductory knowledge of a programming language and sound programming practices. Students will be able to design programs given a set of requirements for data modelling and then to translate this design into code.

 

SOFTWARE TESTING AND SECURITY (15 credits)
An introduction to the concepts and principles of software validation and verification techniques that are normally involved in the software testing process, including industry standards and available tools. Software testing is an important component of quality assurance of products and services.

 

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE (15 credits)
To provide students with the knowledge to apply professional, legal and ethical principles and practices in a socially responsible manner, and apply communication, personal and interpersonal skills relevant to IT roles.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Domestic students:
NCEA level 2 OR the NZ Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4) OR skills for tertiary study may be acquired through study, work and/or life experience. Students who can demonstrate these skills may be approved for entry.

International students:
English requirements are IELTS 5.5 (academic), with no band score lower than 5. (Pearson score of 42+).

GRADUATE OPPORTUNITIES

GRADUATE OPPORTUNITIES

The NZ Diploma in Web Development & Design Level 5 will prepare you for:

 

FURTHER STUDY

Bachelor of Applied Information Technology

 

EMPLOYMENT

Web Designer | Web Developer | Programmer | Database Developer | Online Business Owner | Search Engine Optimisation Specialist

STUDY OPTIONS

The programme is fulltime and made up of classroom time and self-directed study.

For international students, this will be a 1-year fulltime course followed by the 1-year fulltime Diploma in Software Engineering

FEES

Domestic Fees: $6,190
$2,000 scholarship for those aged 25-35 also applies.

Fees listed are indicative only and may vary with course selection. Exact fees can be confirmed when you enquire or apply.

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International Fees: $16,554.00
International learners are required to pay additional costs to attend one of our courses or programmes. These additional costs include medical and travel insurance cover.
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Course related costs can be found in the Application costs tab

APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

Downloadable documents are available here for further information or application forms:

Info booklet: CLICK HERE (Downloadable PDF)

Application booklet: CLICK HERE (Downloadable PDF)

Course related costs: CLICK HERE (Downloadable PDF)

International Students

Start Dates (Auckland only)
6th November 2017
8th January 2018 
12th March 2018

 

Entry Requirements
English requirements are IELTS 5.5 (academic), with no band score lower than 5. (Pearson score of 42+).

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