DSGN502 – CMS Web Publishing

Module code
Module title
CMS Web Publishing
To introduce students to the principles of web design and apply them within a content management system.
  • BM1801
  • BM1802
  • BM1901
  • BM1902
  • BM7000
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
Self directed hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Identify codes and conventions of user interface design
2. Apply fundamental web design principles in the creation of a web-based outcome
3. Integrate a range of content to engage an audience
4. Identify and apply the principles of Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
• The History of the Internet
• Web Design Principles
• User Interface (UI) Design Principles
• Content Management Systems (CMS)
• Content Publishing & Management
• Social Media Integration
• Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Principles
• Web Analytics
• Domain Hosting
Assessment Criteria
The portfolio is comprised of multiple components. Students must complete all assessments and gain an overall mark of at least 50% in order to pass this module.
Learning and Teaching Resource
• Studio and client presentation spaces
• Domain-specific software and tools, including industry-spec computers