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Course details

Year of entry

2024, 2025


4 weeks

Institution Code




Why choose this course?

This module aims to demonstrate an introduction to website design. Learners will be taught best practice around how to create a website, from choosing a domain, considerations around hosting, site design, branding and search engine optimisation.

Key course features

  • Build your own website design project, based on an organisation of your choice.
  • Support is provided as well as opportunities to discuss with classmates through guided discussion on the online forums.

What you will study

Students will understand the key concepts of website design including domain registration, hosting and software and considerations around search engine optimisation (SEO). The key concepts of website build are covered including templates and e-commerce. Students will leave with an actionable, applied web design brief template.

  • Introduction to Web Design
  • Domains, Hosting & Software
  • Design Brief
  • Using Templates
  • SEO Basics

Entry requirements & applying

There are no entry requirements for this course; just an interest in the subject!


Teaching & Assessment

Students will be required to undertake a project of building a website design project, based on improving digital marketing performance for a chosen organisation, typically their organisation. The plan mirrors the weekly content and is based on a practical template provided. The forums will enable students to reflect and demonstrate their learning. The minimum expectation for the improvement plan word count is 1,000 words.

Fees & funding


Do you live in Wales? We have a number of funding opportunities available, please complete the form to find out if you are eligible to study this course for free. Apply now via this form.

Course dates

This course doesn’t have any fixed dates for the 2023/2024 academic year but is available upon demand.

If you would like to be part of a cohort for this short course, or if you would like to register a cohort from your workplace, please email us at

The delivery of this short course can be flexible to meet your or your business’ needs