UNISA Short Course in Introduction to Internet and Web Design

UNISA Short Course in Introduction to Internet and Web Design

University of South Africa Short Course in Introduction to Internet and Web Designs

Short Course in Introduction to Internet and Web Design (70076)Purpose

This course focuses on important client-side and some server-side interaction aspects of the Internet. The aim is to empower the user to interact with the Internet in an effective and efficient manner, and to provide practical training in the design and creation of usable Web pages. At the end of this course, users will understand and be able to explain common terminology associated with the Internet. They will be able to use a variety of tools to help them design and publish Web pages that are both engaging and usable.
Even though this is an intermediate level course (you will be expected to do only introductory client-side programming) you will be given meaningful exposure to more advanced topics such as HTML hand-coding, CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), JavaScript programming, designing Web pages and sites with good usability, and graphics file formats, their manipulation and preparation.
 Target group

The relative novice with general Windows skills who wishes to gain the skills to use the Internet as a communications and research medium and publish his/her own Web pages, whether for personal or commercial use.
 Admission requirements

Senior Certificate or an equivalent NQF level 4 qualification
Internet access to the course material, e-mail facility and discussion forum on the course Web site.
 Duration

Semester course

Language medium

English
 Registration periods

for more information about registrations visit http://cs-cert.unisa.ac.za
e-mail address: cense@unisa.ac.za
 
 Tuition method

Web-based
 Kind of assessment

Note:
Formative assessment and examination admission will comply with UNISA’s formative assessment rules and policies
Formative assessment:
Written assignments and practical exercises
Summative assessment:
The development of a static web site
 Introduction to the Internet and Web Design (CSIW1DT)Syllabus/Content Topics

  • Introduction to the Internet
  • HTML and CSS and Web Design
  • JavaScript programming
  • Graphics preparation

Course leader

Prof Mc Donald van der Merwe PhD (MST), UNISA
Centre for Software Engineering
Office 8-047, Theo van Wijk Building, UNISA
E-mail: cense@unisa.ac.za
 Programme administrator(s)

School of Computing
Office: Block C 3-06, Cnr Christiaan de Wet and Pioneer Avenue, Florida Campus, UNISA
Tel: 011 670 9131 / 9139
E-mail: cense@unisa.ac.za


Overview of Public Universities in South Africa

Here's an overview of some public universities in South Africa, including general admissions requirements and estimated application periods. Keep in mind, specific program requirements and dates can vary significantly, so it's important to check each university's official website for the most current information.

University of Pretoria

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with minimum scores in specific subjects related to the chosen program; for international students, equivalent qualifications.
  • Application Period: Usually opens in March and closes at the end of July for most programs.

University of Cape Town

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with pass levels required for degree study; subject-specific requirements depending on the program.
  • Application Period: Application opens in April and closes at the end of July.

Stellenbosch University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required marks; some programs have additional testing.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and typically closes at the end of June.

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Admissions Requirements: Matriculation certificate with university exemption; required scores vary by faculty.
  • Application Period: Begins in March and ends on the 30th of September.

University of Johannesburg

  • Admissions Requirements: Matric exemption with a minimum APS score; specific subject requirements based on the faculty.
  • Application Period: Opens in April and generally closes by the 30th of September.

University of the Free State

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific marks for the program applied to; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Typically opens in April and closes at the end of August.

University of Venda

  • Admissions Requirements: Completion of the National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma or degree studies; specific APS scores needed.
  • Application Period: Usually from May to September.

University of Fort Hare

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; certain programs may have specific requirements.
  • Application Period: Opens around May and closes at the end of September.

University of the Western Cape

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific performance levels; additional requirements for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Generally from May to September.

North-West University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; program-specific requirements may apply.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and usually closes by the end of August.

Rhodes University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate or equivalent; minimum academic performance in certain subjects.
  • Application Period: Applications open in April and close at the end of September.

Nelson Mandela University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; portfolio or additional tests for some faculties.
  • Application Period: Opens in April, with a deadline at the end of August for most programs.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Opens in May and typically closes by the end of September.

University of Limpopo

  • Admissions Requirements: Senior Certificate with endorsement for diploma or degree courses; specific APS scores for different programs.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

University of Zululand

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for bachelor’s degree studies; specific score requirements for various programs.
  • Application Period: Usually between April and November.

Central University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores for the chosen field of study; additional criteria for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Application period generally starts in May and ends in October.

Vaal University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with a pass that qualifies for admission to bachelor’s degree, diploma, or higher certificate programs.
  • Application Period: Typically from May to September.

Walter Sisulu University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; additional criteria for certain faculties.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

This list provides a starting point for understanding the admissions landscape across South Africa's diverse higher education institutions. Given the variability in programs and requirements, it's crucial to consult each university's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.