Bachelor of Information Technology (Web Design and Development)
With more communication and commerce being conducted online than ever before, the web provides incredible opportunities for businesses and individuals working in web development. Web design has become an integral part of our personal and business lives. Animated graphics, key words, user interface design, usability testing and easy to use information flows give customised websites a competitive edge in today's digital media economy.
Web designers and developers create visual architecture for the web using code that is clean, maintainable, user-friendly and responsive to changing business needs and customer requirements.
Careers include web developers, web designers, mobile developers, web database administrators and web analysts.
The Bachelor of Information Technology provides foundation knowledge of organisational areas in IT, including:
You will be able to choose your major in your second year after studying a common core of subjects that links our computer science, IT and information systems degrees. Find your strengths and interests as you study the fundamentals of computer science and IT: programming, problem solving, network and communications, web technology, data management, system analysis, human–computer interaction, and project management. You’ll also complete a final-year capstone team project.
You can also choose to study a double degree with Engineering, Mathematics, Science, Creative Arts or Business. These programs of study will provide you with a broad experience of technology using various industry products such as Microsoft, Apple, Oracle, SAP and Cisco.
What you will study
This course provides you with the technical knowledge to design and develop effective websites and web applications for online shopping, online auctions, employee kiosks, online catalogues or social networks. You'll learn about issues related to usability and accessibility, navigation, site structure and information architecture.
Web development subjects include:
In your final year you will develop your own application as part of an annual student team project, developing solutions to real-world problems provided by our industry partners.
Tuition Fee: AU $33,840 per year