Creative Media Education

Degree Courses

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Web Development

Start Date

  • June 15, 2014

Sector

  • Higher Education (Middlesex University, London)

Duration

  • 24 months full-time (accelerated learning)

Enquire

Scholarships Available. Contact scholarships@saedubai.com

Students will be taught the fundamental skills associated with production of multimedia projects and web design.

This includes page layout and design skills, authoring programs, interactive media design, website creation techniques, conceptualisation and development of web projects, implementation of design, and development of the final product.

The BA(Hons) Web Development is a two year, fully accredited UK bachelor's degree licensed by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA). 

SAE Dubai is accredited by Middlesex University. You will receive a Middlesex award on successful completion

Degree Entry Requirements

Note: If you are applying from outside the UAE please contact the SAE Institute in your country to confirm your equivalent educational standing or contact SAE directly.

  • minimum age 17;
  • completion of year 12 high school certificate (HSC) or its equivalent ; or
  • mature age students over 21 years; or
  • on receipt of suitable evidence, SAE shall seek to admit all prospective students (via special entry) who are considered to have a reasonable chance of success in the programme.

Assessment Method and Award

Practical

Will involve progressive assessment of practical assignments

Theoretical

  • All BA students must undertake a specialist written
    research project; and
  • Pass and complete all individual degree modules

Award

In order to qualify for the Bachelor degree, candidates need to reach an overall mark of 360 Middlesex University credit points.

Modules

401

Web 401

Web Development is a domain that involves a combination of design and programming skills. Module 401 is an introduction to basic skills in scripting and programming, principles of user interface design and communication.
Detailed Module Information
The main areas covered in this module include HTML and CSS, Java Script and Principles of Design.
402

Web 402

This module further develops the skills gained in Module 401 by introducing server-side scripting, database management and content management systems.
Detailed Module Information
Interactive animation skills are also introduced. These skills are complemented by the study of human computer interaction. Students further develop their skills in HTML and CSS, but additionally are introduced to PHP and MySQL. Other areas explored include Interactive Animation, a unit introducing students to Flash, and Human-Computer Interaction.
501

Web 501

The Module 501 is self-generated and may take either a human computer interaction focus or a programming focus. There is however an expectation that the final deliverable will be for portfolio use in potential employment.
Detailed Module Information
The project is intended to demonstrate a range of advanced skills in accordance with the requirements of a substantial level 5 project. Through successful completion the student will also exhibit their capacity to conduct independent investigation and manage a large-scale project.
502

Creative Media Practice

Position the discipline specific knowledge and skills acquired during the first three modules of the programme within a wider industry, business and cultural context.
Detailed Module Information
The structure and operations of the culture industries are examined together with the meanings produced in the interplay between culture, cultural products and the consumer.

The resulting implications for the pitching of creative media ideas and the marketing of creative media products are also considered. Students take their existing skills and adapt them for a range of markets, cultures and platforms, requiring students to understand other cultures and assimilate other disciplines into their practice.
601

Advanced Web Practice

This module aims to develop discipline specific knowledge and skills to more sophisticated conceptual and technical levels through the realisation and evaluation of advanced web applications.
Detailed Module Information
During this module, students explore topics such as Java, mobile development, advanced Object Oriented Programming, Localisation and e-learning.
610

Major Project (BA)

The culmination of the degree programme, enabling students to demonstrate the full range of their technical, creative and academic skills.
Detailed Module Information
The major project is self-generated and may take one of many different forms.

The project is intended to demonstrate a range of advanced skills in accordance with the requirements of a substantial Bachelor of Arts project. Through successful completion the student will also exhibit their capacity to conduct independent research and manage a large-scale venture.

Payment Plans

Plan A (Full)- 24 Month Degree Program

  • Registration Fee AED 2,000 due at registration
  • Equipment Deposit Fee AED 2,000 (refundable at end of studies)
  • Resource Fee AED 9800* due at registration
  • Course Fee AED 120,000 (to be paid in 2 yearly equal installments- AED 60,000 X 2)
  • Total Fee AED 133,800**

Plan B (By Installments)- 24 Month Degree Program

  • Registration Fee AED 2,000 due at registration
  • Equipment Deposit Fee AED 2,000 (refundable at end of studies)
  • Resource Fee AED 9800* due at registration
  • Course Fee AED 22,000 x 6 (must provide 3 PDCs per year AED 22,000 each)
  • Total Fee AED 145,800**

Plan C*** (Monthly Installments)- 24 Month Degree Program

  • Registration Fee AED 2,000 due at registration
  • Equipment Deposit Fee AED 2,000 (refundable at end of studies)
  • Resource Fee AED 9800* due at registration
  • Course Fee AED 5,800 x 24 (must provide 12 PDCs per year AED 5,800 each)
  • Total Fee AED 153,000**

Asterisks Key

* In a unique arrangement between SAE Institute and Apple Computers, all Degree students are issued with an Apple Mac Book Pro machine, complete with software to meet the needs of their respective fields of study plus SAE course material. This compulsory fee must be paid at the time of registration.Resource fee is subject to change without notice and prices are valid at the time of enrollment and re-enrollment.

**Fees are indicative in that unit fees are charged according to the year the unit of study is commenced and are subject to annual adjustment. The total course fee quoted is based on the 2014 unit fees.

***Offered only to students who can provide 12 (24) PDCs (from UAE based banks) at the time of enrollment.

Career Options

Web Design Career Options:

  • Web designer
  • Graphic designer
  • Lead graphic designer
  • Multimedia executive
  • CD-Rom / DVD author
  • Web design manager
  • Web application developer
  • Web programmer
  • Social media guru
  • SEO expert
  • Mobile apps developer
  • Mulltimedia designer
  • Interface designer
  • Front-end developer
  • Database developer
  • PHP/dynamic web admin
  • E-commerce developer
  • E-learning professional
  • Creative media director
  • Art director