Web Design and Development with eCommerce Integration


The Web Design & eCommerce module will provide students with the skills required to design, develop and publish a professional, responsive website, taking into consideration both PC and Mobile solutions, with an integrated eCommerce solution. Students will familiarising themselves with the different open-source web authoring programmes available, changes in web design and development, and recognise the importance of establishing a mobile presence.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Use HTML and CSS as the basis of modern responsive website design.

  2. Procure domain names and arrange hosting of dynamic websites with an attached database.

  3. Demonstrate a knowledge of creating a professional website using free open-source software and building functionality.

  4. Comprehend the importance of good design techniques and the tools available to aid.

  5. Evaluate and appreciate the importance of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and website analytics.

  6. Compare and source suitable e-commerce solutions available for a variety of different online commercial sales.

  7. Design, develop and implement an added value e-commerce solution to a website.

  8. Administer a customer-focused e-commerce storefront.

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