Diploma in Web and UX Design

Full Time
40 weeks
NZQA Level 6
Advanced
Auckland / Wellington / Christchurch

The internet has revolutionised the way we communicate, shop, bank, play games and share information. The pace of change is skyrocketing – and so too is the demand for talented internet professionals. Everything you see on the vast online world is made possible by web developers. The Diploma in Web and UX Design will give you the practical skills you need to make your mark in this exciting industry. 

Learn how to apply the principles of visual design and master the scripting languages that support client-sided development. By encouraging creativity and teaching the essentials of web programming and design, this programme will set you on the path to a brilliant career in online media. You'll finish with a comprehensive knowledge base and an online portfolio to showcase your new skills. 

For International Students, please read our application process page

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Course Details

Entry Requirements close

You need to have passed the Level 5 Diploma in Design- Web and Graphic, or prove you are competent in HTML and CSS to the required standard. 

Course Components close
  • UX Design - Master the basic principles of UX design, including the importance of research such as user testing at every stage of a project. Plus gain an insight into new and emerging HTML5 technologies and current industry standard Javascript libraries. 

  • Foundation Coding - Learn basic programming principles which will lay a foundation for developing interactive web interfaces. Create applications which perform well, focusing on optimising page speed and usability while ensuring that the code is error free. Learn how to use industry standard code libraries to produce professional quality interfaces quickly and easily. 

  • Data Visualisation - Work with third party applications to retrieve and manipulate data, make it easily understood, and present it in a format that allows the viewer to interact with it intuitively. Work with Agile methodology in a collaborative environment, and learn to use a complete JavaScript framework to create dynamic projects. 

  • Content Management Systems (CMS) - The majority of the world's websites are created using a Content Management System. The skill that sets a developer apart is the ability to create something individual from a stock standard system, and that's exactly what you'll learn here. 

     

* Course content is subject to change to ensure continued industry relevance.

ASSESSMENT

There is one summative assignment in each of the four modules. You need to pass all four in order to graduate. 

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EQUIPMENT

  • Software
  • Adobe CC
  • Sublime Text
  • UXPin
  • Online collaborative tools

SOFTWARE

  • Adobe CC
  • Sublime Text
  • UXPin
  • Online collaboration tools

LANGUAGES

  • HTML5
  • Advanced CSS with preprocessing
  • Advanced HTML
  • Javascript
Start Dates close

AUCKLAND

  • 24 Jul 2017 to 8 Jun 2018
  • 12 Feb 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
  • 23 July 2018 - 5 July 2019

WELLINGTON

  • 24 Jul 2017 - 8 Jun 2018
  • 12 Feb 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
  • 23 July 2018 - 5 July 2019

CHRISTCHURCH

  • 24 Jul 2017 - 8 Jun 2018
  • 23 July 2018 - 5 July 2019
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COURSE FEES

Domestic Students: $7,366.00

International students: $18,950 + $1,600 resource fee
Course fees subject to change.

COURSE COSTS

Some of these costs might vary depending on the brand you buy and your individual needs. Have a chat with your tutor before you go shopping.

Items provided by ACG Yoobee

  • External web hosting
  • 1 visual diary
  • Software manuals
  • 300 print credits
  • Monthly internet quota

Essential items to purchase

  • USB Flash Drive 4GB (at least) - up to $35

Additional items students may need or wish to purchase

  • Recommended textbooks – up to $500
  • Sundry stationery – up to $100
  • Extra print credits – up to $50 (if you exceed provided quota)
  • Extra internet quota – up to $100 (if you exceed provided quota)