New Zealand Diploma in Web Development & Design (Level 5)

Programme details

Translation Pōkairua o Aotearoa Whanake Ipurangi, Hoahoa Ipurangi (Pae 5)
Code NZ2598
Level 5
Credits 120
Duration 1 year
Domestic student fee $5,728* (per year)
IntakesSemester 1, Semester 2, November
Study options Full-time, Part-time
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)
*Fees are applicable to study in 2017 and are indicative only; fees will vary depending on the courses selected, and/or course-related costs where applicable.
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Information for international students

Tuition fee$19,950
IntakesFebruary, July, November
Minimum IELTS5.5 with no band less than 5
Duration (length of study)1 year
Application Checklist and RequirementsView the information page to see what documents you must supply with your application.
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Programme aim

This programme is designed for those seeking to develop and apply skills in the concept and execution of web development and interface design.

Career opportunities

Entry level role in an organisation that provides customisation of package software solutions, or in a graphic design organisation

Knowledge and skills you will gain

Technical skills

  • Determine client requirements, prepare and present solution(s) which meet client requirements.
  • Write scripts appropriate to implement and customise a solution package using frameworks and libraries.
  • Design and implement interfaces to enhance user experience and functionality.
  • Select, install and configure appropriate plug-in modules to supplement functionality to meet organisational requirements.
  • Test functionality and usability to meet client requirements.
  • Implement, configure, and publish tested web solution to meet client requirements.

Core IT skills

  • Apply communication, personal and interpersonal skills to enhance effectiveness in an IT role.
  • Apply professional, legal, and ethical principles and practices in a socially responsible manner as an emerging IT professional.
  • Apply the fundamentals of information systems concepts and practice to support and enhance organisational processes and systems.
  • Apply the fundamentals of IT technical support concepts and practice to manage hardware and software resources to meet organisational requirements.

Entry criteria

Admission and entry requirements for this qualification are in accordance with the academic regulations.

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Compulsory courses

Course code Course name (all level 5, 15 credits)
COMP.5201 Information Technology Operations
COMP.5202 Fundamentals of Programming and Problem Solving
COMP.5203 Professional Practice
COMP.5204 Enterprise
COMP.5209 Interface Analysis and Design
COMP.5210 Web Application Implementation
COMP.5211 Application Testing and Maintenance
COMP.5212 OR COMP.5213 Programming
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Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017