(Short Course) Introduction to Web Design

Course details

  • Location Wrexham
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Why choose this course?

This module aims to demonstrate an introduction to website design. Learners will be taught best practice around how to create a website, from choosing a domain, considerations around hosting, site design, branding and search engine optimisation.

Key course features

  • Build your own website design project, based on an organisation of your choice.
  • Support is provided as well as opportunities to discuss with classmates through guided discussion on the online forums.
  • Study for free.

What you will study

Students will understand the key concepts of website design including domain registration, hosting and software and considerations around search engine optimisation (SEO). The key concepts of website build are covered including templates and e-commerce. Students will leave with an actionable, applied web design brief template.

  • Introduction to Web Design
  • Domains, Hosting & Software
  • Design Brief
  • Using Templates
  • SEO Basics
  • Free Tools & Resources

This flexible course offers a blended approach to learning, combining the convenience of e-learning with the interaction of classroom training.  In person group sessions are held on the Glyndwr campus in Wrexham providing an interactive platform for participating students to share their learning experience.

Entry requirements & applying

To book this course, please visit the online store

Teaching & Assessment

Students will be required to undertake a project of building a website design project, based on improving digital marketing performance for a chosen organisation, typically their organisation. The plan mirrors the weekly content and is based on a practical template provided. The forums will enable students to reflect and demonstrate their learning. The minimum expectation for the improvement plan word count is 1,000 words.

Fees & funding

Free

Course dates

15th November 2021