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CS1522: WEB TECHNOLOGY (2017-2018)

Last modified: 25 May 2018 11:16

Course Overview

This course will be of interest to anyone who wishes to develop a Web presence. It will touch on several of the fundamental technologies associated with the Web and will give you the opportunity to build an interactive Website with the knowledge gleaned. In addition to developing a broad knowledge of the principles associated with good Web design and Website management and accessibility, you will enhance your understanding of a limited range of core technologies including XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, DOM and PHP.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study Yes
  • Dr David Corsar
  • Mr Milan Markovic

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 1 or Programme Level 2

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?


Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

The design of Web sites is discussed and students are given opportunities to critique existing Web sites and design their own sites. The course will cover the following technologies: XHTML, CSS and JavaScript.

Further Information & Notes

Assistive technologies may be required for any student who is unable to use a standard keyboard/mouse/computer monitor. Any students wishing to discuss this further should contact the School Disability Co-ordinator.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • BSc Computing Science
  • Bachelor Of Science In Business Mngmt & Information Systems
  • Computing Science Minor
  • MA Information Systems and Management

Contact Teaching Time

72 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


1st Attempt: 1 one-an-a-half-hours written examination (75%); continuous assessment (25%).
Resit: Where a student fails the course overall they will be afforded the opportunity to resit those parts of the course that they failed. 1 one-hour-and-a-half written examination (75%) and continuous assessment mark (25%) where the mark for the passed part is carried forward.

Formative Assessment

During lectures, the Personal Response System and/or other ways of student interaction will be used for formative assessment. Additionally, practical sessions will provide students with practice opportunies and formative assessment.


Formative feedback for in-course assessment will be provided in written form. Additionally, formative feedback on performance will be provided informally during practical sessions.

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