4 Courses Required

This certificate provides the essential knowledge and skills required to build the front-end of web pages and websites for personal or business purposes. Students will learn to code, speak the technical language and implement designs using HTML, CSS and JavaScript – a mix of programming and layout that powers the visuals and interactions in the web.

The Certificate in Front-End Web Development will be of interest to web designers who need to understand HTML, CSS and JavaScript to implement designs or make edits and updates to a website, and it will provide value to web developers who are building applications.

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.

The 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.

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This program is perfect if you...

  • Work, or aspire to work, as a web designer or developer
  • Are looking for skills in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Are considering moving on to the Certificate in Integrated Digital Media
  • Would like to open new doors for career advancement

What will I get?

Students who complete this program will receive a Professional Certificate.


Program details

Online and In Class

Courses in this program are delivered online and in class. Courses are scheduled at convenient times, allowing you to complete the program at a pace that fits your life.

You should plan on studying and working approximately 6 hours per week per course.

Online learning fits into busy schedules by taking the learning experience out of the traditional classroom. Students have online access to instructors, fellow learners, and learning materials.

Before taking your first online course, we recommended taking our free course: Digital Skills for Learning Online

4 Courses, 120 Hours

All Continuing Education programs are developed with part-time learners in mind. The Certificate in Front-End Web Development is a 120-hour program.

The length of time it takes to complete this program varies by student. If you take one course per term (four courses a year), you will likely complete the program in one year. You will complete the program faster if you take multiple courses per term.

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$3,300

The approximate cost to complete the Certificate in Front-End Web Development is $3,300.

This includes the $105 admission fee.

You do not require a degree or diploma to apply for admission to this program. You can take individual courses to start, and apply later.

The admission fee is $105.

To apply, you must meet the following requirements:

Programs change from time to time, so we recommend that you apply for admission as early as possible. Once admitted, your requirements to complete the program will not change – even if the program changes. You can be confident that completed and eligible courses will apply to your program.

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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 program.

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Transferring credit from other Continuing Education programs

If you have completed requirements for another University of Calgary Continuing Education program, you may be able to transfer some credits to this program. For details, please review the "Credit towards other programs" information in the programs you have completed. To transfer credits, please contact a student advisor.


Maximum advanced standing and transferred credit

The combined total of advanced standing and transferred credits cannot exceed 60 hours for this program.

On completion of this program, you may wish to pursue studies in another.

Upon completing the Certificate in Front-End Web Development, up to 90 hours of equivalent courses may be transferred towards the Certificate in Integrated Digital Media.

If you wish to pursue another program:

  1. Complete the Application for Admission for your next program
  2. Contact us to request transfer of the equivalent course credits

The transfer of course credits will not happen without your request.

Each year, scholarships and awards are given to deserving students not only for their academic achievement, but also for community involvement. Award sponsors include both corporate and private donors.

To apply, you must meet eligibility criteria and submission deadlines. Students in this program may be eligible for the following awards:

It is the student's responsibility to ensure all requirements for graduation are fulfilled.

See Graduation for details.

This program does not qualify students to apply for an international study permit.

International students who wish to live and work in Canada should consider our International Professional Programs.

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Additional Details

Courses

Minimum Required

4 Course(s)

Maximum Allowed

4 Course(s)

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