SAE Institute

Web Design + Development

SAE Institute
In London

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Important information

Typology Vocational qualification
Location London
Duration 12 Months
  • Vocational qualification
  • London
  • Duration:
    12 Months
Description

Train students in current web technologies and languages. The course allows for fast adoption of new technologies and languages. To prepare students for roles as Project Manager, Graphic Designer, Web Designer, Web Programmer, Web Developer, PHP Developer, Web Games Author, Research and Development, Design agency owner, Multimedia Developer or Interactive Designer. Produce a range of projects to develop style and a portfolio. Allow students to become part of the web community and industry in UK and beyond. Enrich technical knowledge with theoretical topics such as art, design and animation.
Suitable for: Interested in Creative Media and Website Design

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Where and when
Starts Location
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London
297 Kingsland Road, E8 4DD, London, England
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Starts On request
Location
London
297 Kingsland Road, E8 4DD, London, England
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· Requirements

Requirements: Minimum age 17; and completion of a minimum of two grade C GCSEs or equivalent (contact Qantm to check on International Equivalents to GCSEs); or mature age students over 21 years (please provide full CV) on receipt of suitable evidence, SAE shall seek to admit all prospective students (via special entry) who are considered to have a reasonable chance of success in the programme; Proficiency in English Language (TOEFL, IELTS etc.)

Course programme

Course review:

With this intensive and progressive course you will learn professional web design & development to a professional standard. You will also become knowledgeable about all emergent technologies and concepts, and proficient in commonly used software applications and cutting-edge techniques.

Students will learn industry-standard design software and will attain a strong foundation in graphic design (including the creative and technical principles of 2D animation) for screen and new media. On completion of the course students will have a thorough knowledge of both static and dynamic website design & development and a detailed insight into more entertaining site principles – for example, those used on interactive Flash websites used to sell films, services or products.

Other topics covered include online storage, future interactive design (looking at the wider impact of new media) and project management. Along the way students will become proficient in many aspects of computer use, from operating systems and development kits to web design packages and cross platform applications such as those used on mobile phones.

Key Details

  • Training on real world solutions such as CMS, Web 2.0 & Standards Compliance
  • Broad training to ensure foundation knowledge across all medias
  • Up-to-date, hands on training to ensure future proof skills
  • Individual project management skills for freelance & team work environments
  • Key specialization modules to compliment foundation training
  • Concurrent portfolio development and enhancement
  • Major projects & assignments to enhance your personal portfolio

Main topics covered

  • Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, and various open source software where possible
  • XHTML, CSS, XML
  • JavaScript, Flash ActionScript, AJAX
  • PHP server side scripting
  • MySQL databases
  • Human-Computer Interaction, Accessibility, Usability and user-testing
  • Alongside the core practical skills, students learn enriching conceptual and theoretical topics such as Art, Design, Communication, Narrative and Scripting.
  • At the end of the first year students have the opportunity to spend 8 weeks using their accumulated knowledge to produce a final project.
  • Designs, websites and animations are produced throughout the course, adding to your portfolio.

Additional information

Career opportunities: Project Manager, Graphic Designer, Web Designer, Web Programmer, Web Developer, PHP Developer, Web Games Author, Research and Development, Design agency owner, Multimedia Developer or Interactive Designer.

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