Website Design and Authoring

Queen Mary, University of London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Website Design and Authoring

  • Host University

    Queen Mary, University of London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electronics Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Credits: 15.0
    Overlap: None
    Prerequisite: ECS401U

    This module introduces the issues that must be considered in designing a website and the tools that can be used in website design and construction. By the end of the module students will be able to:

    Understand the principles of designing for websites for a range of user groups
    Evaluate existing websites for functionality, navigation, user-experience and produce recommendations for improvement
    Collect requirements and generate design prototypes
    Develop and improve websites based on evaluations of existing sites
    Be confident using various software tools that can be used for website design and development
    Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of their own website designs
    Understand the principles underlying modern web technologies including HTML5 and SVG

    Assessment: 70.0% Examination, 30.0% Coursework
    Semester 1 Associate Assessment: 100.0% Coursework
    Level: 5

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