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Web Design for Business, Diploma

2 Years, min 120 ECTS

Aim of the Programme

This intensive two-year programme aims to provide students with a sound professional qualification in web design.  The programme is designed to teach students how to design, create, maintain, manage and promote professional quality websites. 

On completion of this programme students will learn JavaScript, the most popular scripting language used today in this field, as well as HTML, new HTML5 types, PHP, MySQL, CSS and the most popular Content Management Systems.  They will learn how to produce high quality professional images using Photoshop CS5 software and they will also be able to create animating graphics using Adobe Animate CC, Adobe Media Encoder software and applying After Effects. Further to this they will learn how to set up an e-commerce website using the powerful Magento Community Editor. On completion of this programme students will be able to design user-friendly, responsive and interactive websites.

 Intended learning outcomes:

On completion of this programme students will be able to:

  • Make use of JavaScript, HTML, PHP, MySQL, CSS.
  • Make use of Content Management Systems.
  • Demonstrate skills in using Photoshop CS5.
  • Demonstrate skills in animating graphics.
  • Demonstrate skills setting up e-commerce websites.
  • Create user-friendly, responsive and interactive websites.

Language of instruction: English. 

Evidence of knowledge of English

Candidates whose native language is not English will be required to produce evidence of proficiency in written and spoken English, such as the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 500, the IELTS with a minimum score of 5.0, the GCE O.L or I.G.C.S.E in English language with a passing grade of at least “C”, or any other equivalent internationally recognized examination. 

Foundation Year

In case evidence of any of the aforementioned qualifications is not provided, the candidate will be expected to pass the College’s English Language Test, (CELT).  The College is using the internationally recognized Oxford placement test. If candidates do not succeed in this test they will be classified according to their score in one of the levels of Intensive English Courses, as indicated below, and they will be automatically registered in the Foundation Programme. This can only occur if Students satisfy all other admission requirements.

Foundation Programme:
Level 1 
Level 2 

This Programme of Study is registered with the Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture.

 

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

min 12 ECTS
COMPULSORY SUBJECTS   ECTS
ICT I CSC 101 6
MARKETING FOR THE WEB MKT 122 6

WEB DESIGN CORE REQUIREMENTS

min 108 ECTS
COMPULSORY SUBJECTS   ECTS
FUNDAMENTALS OF THE WEB WEB 111 6
INTRO TO HTML & WEB ADMINISTRATION WEB 114 6
HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION FOR THE WEB WEB 115 6
SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND DESIGN I CSC 123 6
ADVANCED HTML & CSS WEB 123 6
INTRODUCTION TO JAVASCRIPT WEB 124 6
DYNAMIC WEB DESIGN I WEB 125 6
DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS CSC 218 6
PHOTO EDITING WEB 213 6
DYNAMIC WEB DESIGN II WEB 216 6
SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION WEB 217 6
CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS WEB 218 6
WEB ANIMATION WEB 219 6
FUNDAMENTALS OF CLOUD COMPUTING & SECURITY WEB 222 6
MOTION GRAPHICS FOR THE WEB WEB 224 6
DYNAMIC WEB DESIGN III WEB 225 6
e-COMMERCE PRINCIPLES WEB 226 6
WEB DESIGN WORKSHOP WEB 227 6
No NAME QUALIFICATIONS RANK FT/PT
1 Afxentiou Georgios Doctorate in Business Administration
MBA Global Management
BA in Graphic/Web Design
Lecturer  PT 
2 Antoniades George PhD Candidate
Post Graduate Diploma in Management
BSc in Business Administration/Marketing
Lecturer FT 
3 Konstantinou Dora

PhD Candidate
MA in Educational Leadership and Management
BSc in Computer Science

Lecturer FT
4 Terlikkas Constantinos MA in Interactive Multimedia
BA in Graphic Design
Lecturer   
PT

 

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