The BA/BSc(Hons) Web Design degree provides an innovative blend of design and technology to develop your specialist knowledge and meet the needs of industry and consumers. Most organisations have an online presence, and demand is strong for graduates with the specialist skills and expertise to design, develop and maintain the highly usable feature-rich web applications that are a key aspect of modern life and business. You’ll be taught in a digital media environment and this course is ideal if you wish to pursue a career designing and developing websites, apps and other interactive products for media, publishing, e-commerce, arts and education.
Web Designers are continually innovating and developing new ways of accessing and interacting with the web. Websites, social media, the apps we use for entertainment and to help organise our lives are just a few of the examples that we encounter daily. The industry is growing and demand is high for graduates to produce digital products who have a range of skills. The course will help you capitalise on the growing demand for web designers and developers by teaching you the skills needed to succeed in this dynamic profession, and by providing foundational knowledge that will prepare you for new and emerging trends in the field. BA/BSc (Hons) Web Design degree programs teach students how to structure websites, design web pages and produce multimedia projects.
In BA/BSc (Hons) in Web Design course, students learn to prepare computer-aided illustrations of preliminary designs, and effectively communicate design concepts to clients and employers. During the course you’ll study the technical side of web development, alongside supporting you in gaining an in-depth understanding of web design, visual design and moving image (animations and videos). The aim of this is to help you gain a wide range of skills, which are in demand from employers and our placement providers. During your course you’ll study how to design and create content and experiences for a range of devices such as smartphones, tablets and watches as well as traditional computers. You’ll explore technical subjects including web development, artistic video effects and graphic design. You’ll also work on projects in teams creating complex products, which will support you in developing your technical, design and project management skills. Some projects may involve working on a product for an industry client.
Course Length: 3 years / 4 years including Foundation year;
Start dates: January / May / September