Web Design

DCO20004 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent
     

Contact hours

  • 36 hours per semester

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2021 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1 Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
1 Mar 21 - 30 May 21

Results:
6 Jul 21

Last self enrolment:
14 Mar 21

Census:
31 Mar 21

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Apr 21

Dates:
2 Aug 21 - 31 Oct 21

Results:
7 Dec 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Aug 21

Census:
31 Aug 21

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Sep 21

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3

Dates:
8 Nov 21 - 13 Feb 22

Results:
8 Mar 22

Last self enrolment:
21 Nov 21

Census:
3 Dec 21

Last withdraw without fail:
31 Dec 21


Prerequisites

Must be enrolled in
 
Any course within the School of Design
OR
BA-EDUSEC Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
OR
BA-GAMIA Bachelor of Games and Interactivity
OR
BB-GAMCS Bachelor of Games and Interactivity/Bachelor of Computer Science
OR
BB-GAMIANI Bachelor of Games and Interactivity / Bachelor of Animation
 

Aims and objectives

This unit familiarises students with the web design process. Students will learn how to design websites through design principles such as information design and typography. Students will be introduced to the concepts, language, requirements and procedures that support the liaison between designers and technical specialists by using coding and other software-based techniques to build and manage a website.


Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Design and implement a simple, functioning HTML and CSS project
2. Plan the structure and extent of a web site viewed across multiple screen formats, including the briefing documents
3. Manage image and text resources, and aesthetic aspects of typography, for HTML and CSS for inclusion in a website
4. Establish informational and functional aspects for HTML and CSS, such as typographic hierarchies, information architecture and navigational links for use across mobile devices.


Courses with unit

Any course within School of Design
BA-DESS – Bachelor of Design - SOL
BA-EDUSEC – Bachelor of Education (Secondary)