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Undergraduate | RMI-CPT270 | 2023

Web Programming

Gain worldwide web skills using principles and tools to develop web applications. Communicate in the language of IT. Get more acquainted with technology, design and HTML5, CSS, SSI and XML web protocols. Learn client-side and server-side programming.

Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks

Start dates

  • 29 May 2023
  • 27 Nov 2023

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Upfront cost


HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available

About this subject

  • Upon successful completion of this course you should be able to:

    1. understand modern languages, constructs used on the Web (such as HTML5, Advanced CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, JSON and PHP)
    2. explain the functions of clients and servers on the Web, and describe the strengths and weaknesses of the client-server internet approaches to web design and implementation
    3. program, access, and manipulate data through the adoption of accepted standards, mark-up languages, client-side programming, and server-side programming
    4. design and implement an interactive web site(s) with regard to issues of usability, accessibility and internationalisation
    5. design and implement a client-server internet application that accommodates specific requirements and constraints, based on analysis, modelling or requirements specification

Entry requirements

To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted into a degree.

Prior study

To help set you up for success before you start this subject, we suggest completing or having equivalent knowledge in:


Pre-requisites: CPT120 Introduction to Programming

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements -

    Unrestricted broadband access to enable access to learning resources and facilitate web development as part of coursework expectations.

    Stable broadband connection required to access online learning materials and live chat sessions/recordings. (note: mobile broadband users may have difficulties participating in live chat sessions)

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.