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New Zealand Diploma in Web Development and Design (Level 5)

This course is available


Level of Study



1 year

Next start date

Expected February 2022


Ara Institute of Canterbury


Master the technical and creative skills required to develop websites.

The programme covers a broad range of topics and skills related to web development and design. These include determining client requirements; using frameworks and libraries; user experience design; programming concepts, applications and implementation; configuration; publishing and testing of web solutions. In addition it covers skills in IT technical support for managing hardware and software resources. You'll also enhance your knowledge of professional, ethical and legal principles and practices, and develop your communication and interpersonal skills.


This qualification will equip you with the skills and knowledge required for entry level roles providing customisation of package software solutions, or in a graphic design organisation.


This diploma provides a direct pathway into the Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology. Several of the diploma's courses can be cross-credited, enabling you to reduce the length of this degree by six months.

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