Websites project the public image of organisations big and small around the world, and a top website can make a huge difference to an organisation's success - high quality web developers are therefore in high demand.
Oxford Royale Summer Schools's summer Web Development Programme provides a broad foundation in computer programming and the design and development of websites using some of the advanced web technologies available today.
Students seeking a longer technology or coding summer school might like to combine this course with our Computer Science programme or our iOS App Development course, both of which can be combined with the iOS App Development summer course for a longer stay in the University of Oxford.
By the end of this course, students will be able to develop a functional website with advanced knowledge of structuring, styling and testing web pages. Web development is a continuous process and to become an expert, they will need to practice regularly and also work on projects in open-source platforms such as Github - this course provides the foundations required to do just that. Students will learn how to join a project and upload future projects on Github so they can share their work as well as collaborate easily with other people on their projects.
If you have looked at websites designed by others and thought “I could do better”, and would like to gain the fundamental skills necessary to achieve this end, then this course is for you.
During the course, students will cover the following topics:
|Week | Day||Lesson Content|
|Week One | Monday||
- Introduction to HTML (HTML 5.0)
- Introduction to Web Design & Development
- Installations and environment set-up
|Week One | Tuesday||- Advanced HTML- Structure your web page content|
|Week One | Wednesday||- Working with CSS – Bring your website to life by adding style|
|Week One | Thursday||
- Advanced CSS
- Using Github
|Week One | Friday||
- Website styling using CSS framework
- Web hosting and Domain name
|Week Two | Wednesday||
- Web design – User interfaces, colour schemes and layout
|Week Two | Thursday||
- Consume Representational State Transfer (REST) Web Services
- Database Technology
|Week Two | Friday||- Web hosting and setting up analytics|
By the end of this course, students will have:
Oxford is a city like no other, combining startlingly beautiful architecture with a buzzing, modern city centre, with superb shopping, restaurants, cafés and more. With the colleges of Oxford University at its heart, some almost 800 years old, it is a city steeped in history and academia.
Students on Oxford Royale's Oxford summer courses will have the chance to live, dine and study in this stunning city, exploring all of its major sites and discovering its hidden secrets. Through both organised trips to key landmarks and free time in the evenings, students will become acquainted with all that Oxford has to offer.
As students walk the cobbled streets and gaze up at the spires, gargoyles and honey-coloured stone buildings, they will be walking in the footsteps of some of the most influential figures in history, including prime ministers, presidents, Nobel prize-winning scientists, authors and more.
Students will be accommodated in comfortable single or twin rooms depending on their allocated college - please contact our registrations team if you would like more information. Twin rooms are strictly between students of the same gender, and males/females are separated by corridoor and/or staircase. Accommodation is the standard accommodation for university undergraduates who study at the university, so students are able to get a flavour for what being an undergraduate at the university might be like. Bathrooms are typically shared between students of the same gender, though in some cases en-suite facilities are available.
The programme is overseen by the Programme Director, who implements the day-to-day running of the programme. The Director is assisted by a team of Counsellors who very often are current members of the University of Oxford or University of Cambridge. The Counsellors ensure that students are looked after pastorally, culturally and socially during their programme. Students are able to talk informally and frankly to the Counsellors in order to raise concerns or to discuss university applications. Each campus has members of residential staff who live in the college throughout the programme and are able to assist students at any time of the day or night.
Students on this course:
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(If your course takes place in more than one campus in the same city and you would like to know more about which location you will be allocated, please call our registrations team)
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