Delivery Options: IN CLASS, ONLINECourse Schedule / Fees
Course assignments are application based; upon successful completion of the certificate, you may be able to use some of this work to build your portfolio.
This Certificate in Front-End Web Development is one of two web design and development certificates available. The other is the Certificate in Integrated Digital Media.
This certificate is perfect if you:
- Work — or aspire to work — as a web designer or developer
- Are considering moving on to the Certificate in Integrated Digital Media
- Would like to open new doors for career advancement
Courses are instructor-led, face-to-face and may be delivered in three formats:
- In Class: All classes are taught in a computer lab.
- Online: All classes are taught synchronously in real-time.
- Blended: Delivery is both in a computer lab and synchronously online, alternating weekly.
Before taking your first online course, you are required to take BMC 352 Learning Online. If you have already completed fully online courses in the past, you may apply for a prerequisite waiver for BMC 352 Learning Online. To apply, complete the online application form.
Students who begin taking courses in September can complete this certificate in one year.
A degree or diploma is not required to enrol in this program.
You must be a minimum of 18 years of age to be admitted. Successful completion of a Grade 12 diploma and relevant work experience are recommended. If English is not your first language, please review the English language proficiency requirements.
You can take courses first and enrol in the certificate later; however, as programs are subject to change, we recommend you apply for admission to the certificate program as early as possible. The certificate admission fee is $95. Once you are admitted, you can be confident that you have locked in the requirements leading to your graduation.
Depending on selected options and required prerequisites, the approximate cost to complete this certificate is $3,300.Apply for Admission
Prior learning from other post-secondary institutions
Advanced standing may be granted for equivalent, graded courses completed at other post-secondary institutions. Credit may be granted up to a maximum of 30 hours towards this certificate.
To apply for advanced standing, click here.
Transferring credit from other Continuing Education certificates
If you have completed requirements for another University of Calgary Continuing Education certificate, you may be able to transfer some credits between programs. For details, please review the Transferability section in the certificate programs that you have completed. To transfer credits, please contact a student advisor.
The combined total of Transferability and Advanced Standing credits cannot exceed 60 hours for this certificate.
On completion of one certificate, you may wish to pursue studies in another.
On completion of this certificate, up to 90 hours of equivalent courses may be transferred towards the Certificate in Integrated Digital Media.
If you wish to pursue another certificate program please complete the Application for Admission for your next certificate, and contact us requesting transfer of the equivalent course credits, or contact a student advisor for assistance at 403-220-2866. You must request the transfer of the equivalent courses credits to apply to your next certificate — this will not happen without your request.
It is the student's responsibility to ensure all requirements for graduation are fulfilled, and to apply to graduate.
View our Graduation page for details.