Web Development

City of Glasgow College


City Campus


Beginning with the fundamentals of website development, you'll build on a foundation of client-side technologies (HTML5, CSS and web optimisation) through to more advanced study on JavaScript, JavaScript frameworks, PHP/MySQLi and Apache Server.

Year 2 explores these subjects in more detail and introduces development technologies such as C#, API integration, web stacks and JavaScript frameworks such as Angular for application development. You'll learn how to create databases and how to integrate database content to web pages.

The course introduces both client and server side technologies with opportunities to prepare and develop web interfaces and multimedia-rich content utilising a range of Adobe products. The faculty has access to the Adobe suite which can be utilised to produce creative and engaging media content for inclusion within your websites.

Entry Requirements

1 relevant Higher plus National 5 English; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5 or 6. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

Degree level study

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Applied Computing and Digital Technologies

SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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