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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Web Development

Overview

Course Overview

At SAE we know that practical, hands-on training is the proven and best way for you to develop the skills and experience you need to start your successful career in the creative media industries.

Undertake a Bachelor of Interactive Technologies at SAE and learn to design and develop interactive content for mobile and emerging platforms. Build business and management skills. Get an internationally recognised qualification and become a leader in your field.


In trimester 4 choose your specialisation in: 

1. Mobile Development, with units in:

  • Programming
  • Mobile app development

2. Web Development, with units in:

  • Content management system development
  • Design for content management systems
  • Search engine optimisation

QUALIFICATION
Bachelor of Interactive Technologies


 Notes

  • Specialisation intakes for each campus may vary
  • Brisbane
  • Sydney
  • Melbourne

Skills

You will learn

  • Platform design
  • Programming languages
  • Industry software applications
  • Dynamic development
  • Interface design
  • Scripting
  • Content management systems
  • Web design
  • Maths, statistics & logic
  • Industry knowledge

Your learning experience

  • Work with a range of talented students and staff and build professional networks.
  • Experience a course designed in collaboration with industry partners and develop the skills in web and mobile these industries want.
  • Begin working on platform development design in trimester 1.
  • Learn your craft using industry-standard software and programming languages such as the Adobe Creative Suite, XCode (for iOS development), PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3.
  • Develop high-level skills in dynamic development, interface design, scripting, and content management systems.
  • Be encouraged to take creative risks, work collaboratively and develop your artistic and professional independence.

Careers

Career options

  • Web developer
  • Mobile application developer
  • Technical analyst

  • Digital producer

  • User interface developer
  • PHP developer
  • Javascript developer

  • C# developer

  • HTML5 developer

  • E-commerce developer

  • Search engine optimisation specialist

Employers

SAE web and mobile graduates have been involved with well-known businesses and media companies, including:

  • Flight Centre
  • Klyp
  • Practice Paradox
  • Big Bridge
  • Orange Digital
  • Stamford Interactive 

Units

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Web Development (Web Development)
VIEW UNIT DESCRIPTIONS
YEAR 1
T1 Critical Thinking in Creative MediaWeb DesignPrinciples of DesignRational Problem Solving
T2 Overview of IndustryInteraction DesignDynamic Development 1Production 1
T3 Media StudiesDevelopment Studio 1
Interface Design | Dynamic Development 2 | Production 2
YEAR 2
T4 Cultural PerspectivesDevelopment Studio 2 (Web)
Design for CMS | Dynamic Development 3 | Production 3
T5 Interactive Technologies Major Project Development Development Studio 3 (Web)
Advanced Scripting | SEO Optimisation & Marketing
T6 InternshipElectiveInteractive Technologies Major Project Production
  • Creative Industry Unit
  • Multi Discipline Unit
  • Discipline Unit
  • Discipline Specialisation Unit
  • Elective Unit

Note: 
Elective unit is selected from any other bachelor course, trimester 1 or 2 units.
Studios are professionally oriented production units modelled on real-world work environments.

Exit point options:
Option to complete your studies with an Associate Degree of Interactive Technologies after 160 credit points/first prescribed 16 units. The associate degree provides graduates with the basic core skills for entry into the industry, or to cross-skill into a related creative industry. Graduates will have broad technical knowledge and skills at a paraprofessional level.

YEAR 1
T1 Critical Thinking in Creative Media
Web Design
Principles of Design
Rational Problem Solving
T2 Overview of Industry
Interaction Design
Dynamic Development 1
Production 1
T3 Media Studies
Development Studio 1
YEAR 2
T4 Cultural Perspectives
Development Studio 2 (Web)
T5 Interactive Technologies Major Project Development
Development Studio 3 (Web)
T6 Internship
Elective
Interactive Technologies Major Project Production
  • Creative Industry Unit
  • Multi Discipline Unit
  • Discipline Unit
  • Discipline Specialisation Unit
  • Elective Unit

Note: 
Elective unit is selected from any other bachelor course, trimester 1 or 2 units.
Studios are professionally oriented production units modelled on real-world work environments.

Exit point options:
Option to complete your studies with an Associate Degree of Interactive Technologies after 160 credit points/first prescribed 16 units. The associate degree provides graduates with the basic core skills for entry into the industry, or to cross-skill into a related creative industry. Graduates will have broad technical knowledge and skills at a paraprofessional level.

Key facts

  • DURATION(S):

    2 years full time

  • INTAKES:

  • NEXT INTAKE:

    N/A

Entry requirements

Applicants for degree courses must satisfy one of the following minimum entry criteria:

  1. Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (SSCE) or equivalent, OR
  2. Completion of a diploma level qualification issued under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), OR
  3. Alternative entry for applicants who do not meet the requirements above. For alternative entry options, contact your campus directly for more information.

Fees & Payments

Fees: view our current Fee Schedule for information on SAE course fees.

Payment options: Fee-Help, or upfront trimester instalments.