New Zealand Education - Think New Logo

Institute of Technology or Polytechnic

Ara Institute of Canterbury
Ara Institute of Canterbury logo

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

This course is available

On-Campus

Level of Study

Diploma

Duration

1 year

Next start date

Expected Feb 2023

Campus

Ara Institute of Canterbury

Summary

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.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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.

STUDY PATHWAYS

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.

Entry criteria

NCEA Level 2 which must include: 10 credits in Literacy Level 2 or above and 10 credits in Numeracy Level 2 or above and appropriate credits in Digital Technologies and Design subjects (Level 2 or above)

OR New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) Ara Business and ICT Pathway or equivalent

If you have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination), Ara will assess your qualification for academic entry equivalency.

Alternative requirements

Still want to study but don't meet the Academic Requirements?

If you show that you have equivalent skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, you may be able to gain alternative entry.

Note: The number of courses you have to complete for this qualification may be reduced where you have relevant credits from previous study, or evidence of similar learning or experience in the workplace.

English language requirements:

IELTS test - Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5

SPEAKING – 5.0
READING - 5.0
WRITING - 5.0
LISTENING – 5.0

TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT) - Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE)

TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) - Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14)

Cambridge English Qualifications - B2 First or B2 First for schools with a score of 162. No less than 154 in each skill

Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36

Studying in NZ

Border reopeningPlan your study experience

Share this course

Share this course

Disclaimer