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Web Design and Development

Credential: Certificate of Achievement Program Code: WD011 Length: 22 weeks

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To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

  • Experience or education in a related background, i.e., digital media design, computer programming, graphic design would be an asset
  • Interest and enthusiasm for today’s newest technologies and strong computer literacy
  • Basic knowledge of hand-coded HTML is recommended
  • Prior digital graphic design or a familiarity with graphics editing software would be an asset

Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.

For further information, see Admission Requirements.

Mature Applicants

Diplomas and Certificates

An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility.

Degrees

An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

College Transfer Applicants

Diplomas and Certificates

An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

Degrees

An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

University Transfer Applicants

Diplomas and Certificates

An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

Degrees

An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

Selection Includes Additional Requirements:

Admission is based on the academic criteria indicated and the result of the evaluation of additional requirements which may include a portfolio, audition, letter of intent, references, etc. These vary by program. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission.

 

Date Location Availability International Student Availability
March 2018NorthOpenOpen
September 2018NorthOpenOpen
March 2019NorthOpenOpen

The 2017-2018 fee for 1 semester was:

  • domestic: $7,783.41
  • international: $8,203.41

Fees are subject to change.

Additional Costs

Approximately $50 to $500 – web hosting services and recommended textbooks.

Fees by Semester 

Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

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Future Study Options

Continue to build on your strong foundation. We can help you find your passion at Humber through the many diploma and degree programs available to successful certificate graduates. 

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Transferring from Another College or University

Details on transferring credits or credentials from another college or university or how to apply for credit based on prior work or life experience.

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Program Contact(s)

Full-time

Thomas Borzecki, faculty
416.675.6622 ext. 5771
thomas.borzecki@humber.ca

 

Continuing Education

Susan Roberton, director of Professional and Continuing Education
416.675.6622 ext. 4535
susan.roberton@humber.ca

Admissions

416-675-5000
enquiry@humber.ca

International Students

Phone 1-416-675-5067
international@humber.ca

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Applications to Humber are made through ontariocolleges.ca. Be sure to submit your application by the equal consideration deadline of February 1. You may apply after February 1, however, post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of the space in the program. To check program availability refer to the Campus/Availability listing on Humber's program pages or ontariocolleges.ca.

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In order to continue with your application for Web Design, Development and Maintenance, you must complete this step in the application process. Applicant selection is based on the results of these additional requirements. This document contains all the information you need to prepare and submit additional requirements for consideration. If you have any questions, please contact Admissions.

Additional Requirements

Applicants will submit a current resume and cover letter.

Submission Instructions

Applicants must submit the resume and cover letter through SlideRoom. SlideRoom is a secure site where additional requirements are collected, scored and stored. Log-in to https://humber.slideroom.com and create your free account. There will be additional instructions once your account has been created.

Applicants must meet additional requirements in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility does not guarantee an offer of admission.

All additional requirements will be evaluated and a score will be calculated by the academic school.

Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Fees by Semester

Semester 1Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$7,783.41$7,783.41
Tuition$7,332.96$7,332.96
Mandatory Non-Tuition$450.45$450.45
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

Our Program

If you would describe yourself as creative, resourceful, detail-oriented and a problem solver, then the Web Design and Development certificate program is for you. You will learn to critically analyze problems and apply best-practices to plan, design and build websites/applications. You will build sites and apps from ground up using the most up-to-date techniques and fundamental technologies. You will also learn to tackle technical challenges by developing strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills. The works you create along your journey will be curated into a captivating portfolio website at the end of the program.

You will be constantly challenged to learn more through the escalating curriculum, while working in our dedicated computer lab. Our updated Apple iMacs are loaded with the needed software such as the Adobe Creative Suite and a large selection of development tools and other useful software. You will be guided by seasoned faculty and industry professionals who are passionate about the web and related media in a practical, hands-on style of teaching. Opportunities to network with potential employers, alumni and other professionals will help you to build your own network of invaluable contacts to shape your future career.

Our graduates are prepared to apply for junior and intermediate-level positions within the web and interactive field. Depending on how you choose to specialize and market yourself a diverse range of positions, including: front-end development, backend development, web design, UI/UX design and many others are within reach. Our detailed exploration of core open-source technologies, such as HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript/AJAX, PHP, MySQL and Apache will give you a strong foundation that is attractive to most employers. We will also develop projects using various frameworks such as: jQuery, Bootstrap, Angular, ThreeJS, A-Frame and work with indispensable tools such as Git that will give you an edge over the competition. CSS and JavaScript Animation, Scalable Vector Graphics and real-time 3D imagery using WebGL will also help to refine your skillset, and future-proof your skills for a continually evolving web. Our alumni have used these skills to gain employment in interactive agencies, development studios and as in-house web professionals in a large variety of companies throughout the Greater Toronto Area and abroad.

Our detailed exploration of core open-source technologies, such as HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript/AJAX, PHP, MySQL and Apache will give you a strong foundation that is attractive to most employers. We will also develop projects using various frameworks such as: jQuery, Bootstrap, Angular, ThreeJS, A-Frame and work with indispensable tools such as Git that will give you an edge over the competition. CSS and JavaScript Animation, Scalable Vector Graphics and real-time 3D imagery using WebGL will also help to refine your skillset, and future-proof your skills for a continually evolving web.

Courses

Your Career

Our graduates are prepared to apply for junior and intermediate-level positions within the web and interactive field. Depending on how you choose to specialize and market yourself, a diverse range of positions including front-end development, backend development, web design, UI/UX design and many others are within reach. Our alumni use their skills to gain employment in interactive agencies, development studios and as in-house web professionals in a large variety of companies throughout the Greater Toronto Area and abroad. Opportunities also include freelance work.

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