About the course

About the course

Dive into the world of web development and software programming with our web development course, which delivers the practical skills you need to design, build and manage websites.

In our web development course you'll:

  • deepen your understanding of current industry web and software programming tools
  • develop skills used in designing and building enterprise databases, software and web applications, android applications, and addressing content management and versioning control
  • learn how to use web technologies including PHP, PHP Framework, CSS3, HTML5, Bootstrap 3+, JEE Java for the Web, JPA, ORM, JSP, and Servlets
  • study software programming languages including: C#.NET, Java, Java Script, Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server, WordPress, and Eclipse

You'll also get to work with a team on a project to design, develop and present a web/software/database solution to meet an enterprise specification requirement. In your collaborative project, you’ll learn:

  • how to gather information to identify business requirements
  • translate business needs into technical requirements
  • use learned rapid application development skills to build a web/software solution
  • validate and test a solution

You may consider commencing your studies at the Certificate IV in Information Technology level to ensure you have the underpinning knowledge and skills for this diploma.

If you've already completed a Certificate IV in Information Technology, or have demonstrated software and website development programming skills, you'll be well suited to this qualification.

You also have the opportunity to study and complete a dual qualification in the Diploma of Software Development.

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Intake Dates & Course Length


January and July

Full time: 1 year (with prior skills and knowledge in IT at Certificate IV level)

Full time: 2 years (including stage 1 - Certificate IV in Information Technology)

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Career Outcomes


This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to design, build and manage websites as an independent web developer or as part of a team.

After successful completion of our website development course you may wish to apply for employment opportunities including as a:

  • web developer
  • web development manager
  • web programmer
  • website manager
  • webmaster
  • web administrator
  • internet developer
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Entry and Academic Requirements


International students must have successfully completed Certificate IV in Information Technology or equivalent, or have Certificate IV in IT level equivalent skills and knowledge. 

If you do not meet the entry requirements for this course, you may apply for the Certificate IV in Information Technology with this course as a package offer.

PLEASE NOTE: Box Hill Institute only accept enrolments from International students who are 18 years of age or above at the time of course commencement.

English Language Requirements


A minimum IELTS overall score of 5.5 (Academic). A minimum TOEFL score of 530 for paper examination; 179 for computer based and 71 for Internet based, or approved equivalent.

For other accepted tests, please visit the English Language Requirements page.

Applying


International students please apply through:

  1. an authorised representative in your country
  2. a Box Hill Institute booth at an education exhibition
  3. or direct to Box Hill Institute

See how to apply or contact the international office for more information.

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Pathways & Accreditation


Our website development course has a strong core ICT base, sharing the same core competencies as several other IT qualifications of the same level. Depending on the stream chosen, you may wish to apply for our Bachelor of Computer Systems or alternatively you can apply for a variety of degree courses at La Trobe, Monash, Deakin or Australian Catholic University. 

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 5

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Fees


Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
International Fee$13,620.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities*$155.00
Core Skills Support**$75.00
Annual Material Fees$298.50
Retain Course Items***No fee applies
* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
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Course Structure


For the Diploma of Website Development you need to complete a minimum of 8 core units and 12 elective units.

If you choose to enrol in the dual qualifications you will need to complete the following:

  • Diploma of Website Development: 8 core units and 12 elective units, and
  • Diploma of Software Development: 10 core units and 6 elective units

There are common core and elective units across both qualifications. The total number of units to be studied in the dual qualification will be 24 units.

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