THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTHAMPTON

Business Computing (Web Design)

BSc (Hons)  |  Placement Year:   No
 
Web design demands a range of creative, technical and commercial skills. You will explore the design, implementation and technological development skills of the WebMaster. With a practical approach, you will learn html, css, php and ajax. This course will give you an excellent foundation for ecommer

Year one

The first year will focus on the essential concepts of programming, databases and the code that creates and supports webpages. You will learn how information systems are designed and how they affect both individuals and organisations.

You will develop an understanding of current principles and practice while you gain the knowledge and skills you need for your career aspirations. The broad approach of the first year allows you to transfer smoothly if you discover you have an interest in another area of Computing.

Year two

The second year will develop your skills in web programming, creative design and website management whilst also extending your knowledge of databases. We scrutinise the quality of your work, emphasising the importance of usability and accessibility in the creation of successful websites.

When you successfully complete this course you may choose to top up to a full degree by moving into the final year of the BSc course.

ce, web marketing, web development or management.
Programme description
 
Web design demands a range of creative, technical and commercial skills. You will explore the design, implementation and technological development skills of the WebMaster. With a practical approach, you will learn html, css, php and ajax. This course will give you an excellent foundation for ecommer

Year one

The first year will focus on the essential concepts of programming, databases and the code that creates and supports webpages. You will learn how information systems are designed and how they affect both individuals and organisations.

You will develop an understanding of current principles and practice while you gain the knowledge and skills you need for your career aspirations. The broad approach of the first year allows you to transfer smoothly if you discover you have an interest in another area of Computing.

Year two

The second year will develop your skills in web programming, creative design and website management whilst also extending your knowledge of databases. We scrutinise the quality of your work, emphasising the importance of usability and accessibility in the creation of successful websites.

When you successfully complete this course you may choose to top up to a full degree by moving into the final year of the BSc course.

ce, web marketing, web development or management.
Key Modules

Facilities and Special Features

  • opportunities to use industry aligned software and access to project management, web and database facilities
  • Emphasis on hands-on practice
  • Flexible programme and study route
  • Dedicated server support for your website and database work
  • The course is employability and industry focused, with an optional placement year available
  • Staff are actively engaged with ITIL, itSMF, Prince2®, SFIA, APM and BCS.
  • Computing Society – the largest Student Union’s Society. With activities and talks all year round, it has a long history of supporting Computing students. Whether you are seeking a graduate placement, a part-time job whilst you study, or just want to get your name out there for later, the Computing Society is a great place to start. 
Module & Subject
  • Web Development (20 Credits)

    • Module code: CSY1018
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    • Core module Y

    This module provides you with the essential knowledge necessary to develop and implement a well-designed client-side dyn… More

  • Digital Footprint (20 Credits)

    • Module code: CSY1030
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    • Core module Y
  • Computer Systems (20 Credits)

    • Module code: CSY1014
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    • Core module Y
  • Software Engineering 1 (20 Credits)

    • Module code: CSY1019
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    • Core module Y
  • Problem Solving and Programming (20 Credits)

    • Module code: CSY1020
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    • Core module Y
  • Databases 1 (20 Credits)

    • Module code: CSY1026
    •  
    • Core module Y

stage2

  • Website Design (20 Credits)

    • Module code: CSY2043
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    • Core module Y

    Publishing content on the Web requires more than just a knowledge of technology. Students taking this module will learn … More

  • Website Management (20 Credits)

    • Module code: CSY2042
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    • Core module Y

    Developing a new website is one small part of the overall lifecycle. Managing and maintaining a site calls on a wide var… More

  • Web Programming (20 Credits)

    • Module code: CSY2028
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    • Core module Y

    The aim of this module is to develop the students' understanding of the concepts and technologies of Web-based server so… More

  • Quality and User-centred Systems (20 Credits)

    • Module code: CSY2041
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    • Core module Y
  • Group Project (20 Credits)

    • Module code: CSY2027
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    • Core module Y
  • Databases 2 (20 Credits)

    • Module code: CSY2038
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    • Core module Y
Entry Requirements
  • Standard entry requirements apply. A typical offer would be DEE at A-Level or MPP at BTEC. No prior computing experience is required.
  • for study at undergraduate level – minimum standard – IELTS6.0 (or equivalent
Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 41-45 Months
Course Fee:  11700.00
Course Level:  UNDERGRADUATE
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  Park Campus, Boughton Green Rd, Northampton NN2 7AL, UK. Phone:+44 1604 735500
Intake Deadline
SEPTEMBER