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COMP616 – Front-End Web Development

Module code
Module title
Front-End Web Development
To enable students to understand and apply theories and principles of front-end web development. Learners will investigate applications in front-end web technologies. The core focus will be on the knowledge and skills required to implementing current front-end web technologies and practices.
  • BI1601
  • BI1804
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Examine and configure web practices used in industry
2. Create web programming front-end solutions
3. Examine and apply web testing techniques to a web solution
4. Investigate and implement a digital marketing solution for a web application
• Web environment configuration, including (but not limited to):
• Web configuration setting
• Local web programming environments
• Error handling
• Database administration
• Back-end tools and concepts

• Front-end web technologies and practices currently used in industry

• Web Languages currently used in industry, including (but not limited to):
• JavaScript
• Web programming frameworks
• CSS frameworks

• Web testing including (but not limited to):
• Mobile first testing
• Optimising and performance testing

• Digital marketing including (but not limited to):
• Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
• Web marketing such as social media, blogs and content marketing
• Social media analytics
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Teaching methods will involve theoretical and practical classes which may include but not limited to lectures, class discussions, tutorials, case studies, simulations, computer laboratory work, group activities, guest speakers, field trips, face-to-face and online activities.
Assessment Criteria
In order to receive a passing grade, students must achieve a minimum 40% average over all supervised tests and achieve 50% overall for the module.
Learning and Teaching Resource
Wintec Learning Management Systems, Computer Laboratory

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