Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
The module covers topics related to an understanding of the Internet, its structures and protocols, the production of html documents and web pages using a range of software and scripting standards. In addition to dealing with issues relating to the development and maintenance of web sites, students will complete a substantial amount of practical work creating websites incorporating the latest web 2 facilities. Students will have the opportunity to design and implement a product from a client brief.
1. Understand the principles and technologies of the Internet and World Wide Web;
2. incorporate best practices in navigation and usability to design websites that give users easy access to the information;
3. conceptualise and plan an internet-based business that applies appropriate business models and web technologies;
4. design websites using appropriate security principles, focusing specifically on the vulnerabilities inherent in common web implementations;
5. employ fundamental computer theory to a range of web programming techniques;
6. demonstrate the ability to work in a group and negotiate tasks, and the ability to communicate effectively with others
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