Short Course in Web Design

UPDATED 24 April 2017
UCT GetSmarter

The University of Cape Town and GetSmarter will help you to be recognised as an industry expert with practical and functional web design skills.

The tremendous power and reach of the internet has given users the ability to connect worldwide, to follow and be followed, and join larger communities from across the globe. It has proven to be a powerful tool, for both private users and businesses alike. To have an active internet presence in the form of an aesthetically attractive and well designed website is now imperative for the success of any commercial concern. However, the need to stand out in the sea of websites has created a demand for web designers with advanced skills and knowledge in user experience and web design skills that can elevate a website above the mundane and mediocre.


UCT Web Design Short Course

Course Overview:

  • 10-week part-time short course presented online throughout South Africa
  • Learn basic skills in HTML, Javascript and CSS to optimally design for the web
  • Understand the key principles behind great web design and practically apply them in creating your own 4-page website
  • Upon successful completion of the UCT Web Design short course, students will be awarded a Certificate of Completion, approved by the University of Cape Town


Telephone: +27 (0)21 447 7565

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