Web Development

Prepare for your career in one of the fastest growing industries in the world.

This exciting Level 8 Higher postgraduate Diploma is tailor made for graduates from non-computing disciplines and offers students a fantastic opportunity to up-skill and build a great career.

Why Study Web Development at Griffith College?
Designed specifically with the needs of industry in mind, the Higher Diploma in Science in Web Development at Griffith College is a 1-2 year programme, which aims to bridge the gap between non-computing disciplines and computing science. Delivered on a full and part-time basis, as a graduate of this course, you will:

Obtain highly sought after skills essential for a career in computing and software development.

Fantastic job prospects with a 100% employment record from a sample of 35 graduates from our class of 2017

Obtain the necessary skills and academic requirements to further your studies with progression on to the MSc in Computing Science and an MSc in Applied Digital Media.

Course Highlights
Accessible to non-computing graduates
Small class sizes
Access to state of the art facilities
A dedicated experienced lecturing team
Industry guest speakers

Entry requirements

Postgraduate Entry Requirements
Candidates applying for this course should have a Level 8 Honours degree or above in any discipline or international equivalent and/or relevant work experience.

Applicants over 23 years
Mature Students
Applicants over 23 years of age on 1st January 2018 must apply to Griffith College directly online using the Apply Online facility on the website homepage. Mature applicants will be asked for a copy of their passport.

English Language
If English is not your native language, you must show that your English level is of a suitable standard. For further information please contact a member of the Admissions Team.

Subjects taught

Core Subjects
Year One
Architecture, Operating Systems & Networks
Cloud Services and the Web
Industry Placement
Object Oriented Programming
Professional Certification
Relational Databases
Server Side Web Development
Society and the Web
Web Development & UI Design


1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.

A copy of the Timetable is available on the college website.

Enrolment dates

Intake Dates
This course will next commence September 2020.

Post Course Info

Academic Progression
Graduates of the Higher Diploma in Science in Web Development may progress onto a range of Level 9 programmes on the National Qualifications Framework. Further study options at Griffith College include an MSc in Computing Science (QQI) and an MSc in Applied Digital Media (QQI).

Career Progression
Graduates of the Higher Diploma in Science in Web Development will be highly sought after in this thriving industry. You will find opportunities in roles such as IT Manager, technical applications developers and consultants, systems analysts, database administrators, network managers and other leading computing science roles in academia, industry research and development roles.

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  • Qualifications

    Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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