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CDS2704: Web Design

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Web Design

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This unit introduces the web as an interactive publishing medium for online communication, business needs, and creative digital services. It builds on fundamentals of design in typography, colour and identity, and applies that knowledge in an accessible, interactive online medium. You will learn about user experience design on the web, responsive web design, and web accessibility through a series of hands-on studios building functional websites. You will gain the confidence, knowledge and skills to approach modern web design.


1 - Exercises - 20% 2 - Project 1 - 40% 3 - Project 2 - 40%


12 hours per week including 3 contact hours plus 9 hours of independent study.