Qualification Overview

Qualification Title Diploma in Digital Design & Web Development
Qualification Type Diploma
Level 7
Credits 120
Subject Area
  • Information Technology » Computer Science » Multimedia Computing Science
Strategic Purpose Statement
This programme is designed to provide students with programming skills to design and develop web and mobile applications.
The programme aims to equip students to apply research skills, creative and logical thinking skills as well as professional design skills to create and present original graphic designs, web applications and motion graphic compositions through a range of multimedia tools. The programme also focuses on building interactive, data-driven websites, developing rich internet web applications, managing back-end database, developing mobile applications, interactive and responsive web applications and motion media designs.
This programme is targeted for those who need to develop advanced technical knowledge in digital design, web development and mobile applications.
For those who are already working as a designer, the programme will enable them to improve web development and mobile application skills.
Graduate profile
Develop, create and present original graphic designs suitable for commercial publication in multiple media using industry standard software and practices and applying an advanced knowledge of design theory and visual communication
2. Apply advanced knowledge and technical skills of front-end programming using industry-standard languages to design and develop a web application
3. Apply knowledge and technical skills to design and develop highly interactive and responsive web application suitable for multiple screen formats and devices using industry-standard languages 4. Apply advanced knowledge and practices of motion graphics using industry standard software 5. Apply advanced knowledge and skills relating to information structure and the designing, prototyping and testing of visual interfaces 6. Integrate server side scripting tools and database to build interactive, data-driven webs sites; apply advanced knowledge and skills of back end database management 7. Apply advanced knowledge and skills of .NET to develop rich internet web applications 8. Develop and implement applications for mobile devices including smartphones and tablets
Education pathways
Further study.
Employment pathways
Advanced Training in Digital design and Web Development, Training in Digital Marketing, Web Designers, Web Developers, Web Administrators, Graphics Designers, UX/UI Designers, .Net Developers, PHP Developers, Digital Designers.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
Applicants must be of 18 years of age and have a Diploma in IT. Domestic Applicants
Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and have met New Zealand University Entrance requirements. In addition, applicants should have successfully completed a National or New Zealand Diploma in Computing or Information Technology at Level 5 or its equivalent.
(c) 2017 TIA Revised Full Consultation Snapshot Diploma in Digital Design & Web Development (Level
7) (120 Credits)
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International Applicants
Applicants whose first language is not English must show competency in English equivalent to IELTS 6.0 across all bands or TOEFL 550 or equivalent AND
Successfully completed a Diploma in Computing or Information Technology at Level 5 or its equivalent or a Non-Computing or Non-Information Technology Degree or equivalent subject to an entry test.
Education Organisation Communications International Education Limited
Developed By Communications International Education Limited
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 3725
Status Current
Created July 2017
Next Review July 2022
Content
The diploma is an intensive programme of study requiring 36 weeks of full-time study or part-time in double of this time period.
This programme is delivered in three core segments - digital design, web development, and mobile application development.
The eight courses making up the Diploma in Digital Design and Web Development (Level 7) will be delivered over one academic year consisting of 36 weeks (9 weeks in a term x 4 terms) excluding breaks.

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