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Web Development postgraduate certificate program

     Type: 3-Semester Postgraduate Certificate    

     Start Date: September      

     Location: North Campus      

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The Web Development program focuses on the development of websites and web services for multiple environments, including database-driven programming, content management, and mobile services.

Web Development Video

Watch the video to learn more about the Web Development program at Humber College. 

What You Will Learn 

Students will finish the program working on websites that meet business and development requirements. At the end of the program, students will have a portfolio website showcasing their work.

Project management and presentation skills are key components of the program. Working individually and on team projects, students will create commercial applications that apply theories of user-centred design, usability, information architecture, and quality assurance testing. 

Curriculum Highlights

 Semester 1
Semester 2
Advanced Skills
Semester 3
Applied Learning
Career Skills   Career Connections
  • Portfolio Development
  • Field Placement
Project Management Project Management Web Information Architecture Web Project
  • Digital Design
  • Database Design & Development
  • Security and Quality Assurance
  • XML & Web Services
Usability & Accessibility
  • Web Application Development 1
  • Web Programming 
  • Web Application Development 2
  • Mobile Development
Trends in Web Development

Work Placement

The internship (minimum 245 hours) can be paid or unpaid, and takes place in the last seven weeks of the third and final semester. All placements are approved by the program coordinator. Students must successfully complete their internship in order to graduate.

Student Work

web development student work

Student Success

Jeff Bignell

implements new web applications in existing websites as well as fixing and maintain the current websites.

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Paul Moscuzza

interned with the Toronto International Film Festival and has helped TIFF to make the most of their Web site. 

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Ruhee Dewji

went on to work for InVivo Communications as their first in-house HTML5 developer.

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Sampath Ranaweera

decided to take his 12 years of experience as a graphic artist to the Web. 

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Sean Doyle

finished the Web Development program and went straight to work for us here at Humber. 

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Marc Gibbons

found employment to land a full-time career as a software engineer.

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Faculty Highlight

Bernie Monette

As the program coordinator for the Web Development program, Bernie is involved in a variety of cutting edge projects.

Who Will You Become?

Canadians have registered almost two million dot-ca (.ca) domain names, an impressive achievement that reflects Canada’s position as one of the world’s most wired nations. The Web Development postgraduate program effectively addresses this trend by developing professionals able to create websites that respond to market and technology trends and support organizations’ corporate objectives.

Career Options

Graduates find full-time and freelance employment as web developers in corporate, small- and medium-sized businesses, government, entertainment, education, health-care and the not-for-profit sectors.

Graduates work as web developers creating websites and providing web services, and as advisors on web policies and strategic objectives. Some of our graduates will also establish their own freelance businesses.