University of Cape Town
Web Design online short course
Receive a certificate of completion upon successfully completing the course.
Is this course for you?
The UCT Web Design online short course is right for you if:
- You are looking to learn the fundamental skills you need to be able to design your very own website from scratch, whether for personal or professional pursuit
- You are looking to update and diversify your digital design skills, making you more attractive to employers
- You’d like step-by-step instructions and the opportunity to ask questions if you get stuck while designing your website, from an industry expert
- You want to add web design skills to your CV and potentially explore starting a business that offers web design services
What will you learn?
Over this 10-week course, you’ll be guided through the process of conceptualising, planning and designing a fully functional website.
|Orientation module||Welcome to your Virtual Learning Environment|
|Module 1||Introduction to web design|
|Module 2||Web hosting options and design tools|
|Module 3||Planning your website: Content and structure|
|Module 4||Working with images|
|Module 5||Visualising your website: Colour, images, fonts and layout|
|Module 6||Basics of HTML, HTML5 and CSS|
|Module 7||Coding with HTML5 and CSS|
|Module 9||Creating and publishing your website|
|Module 10||Testing and maintaining your website|