Client Side Web Development (Taster Course)

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Professional / Short Course
24 Weeks x 1 Evening (2 Hours)
Validated by
Griffith College
Dublin Main Campus
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Course Overview

Learn the fundamentals behind client-side web development for both desktop and mobile

This module introduces the learner to the fundamentals behind client-side web development, both for desktop and mobile.


This course focuses on the development of professional skills; while it does not sit on the national framework, the module is drawn from Griffith College’s suite of QQI-validated degree programmes.

The Client Side Web Development module is conducted on a part-time evening basis over a 24-week period. This course explores the fundamentals of web functionality, web design principles and the importance of user research and planning.

  • You will gain a firm understanding of how the web works (The Internet, HTTP, Mark-up Languages etc.) before exploring the various Standards of client-side web development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript).
  • You will gain an awareness of web design principles and the importance of user research and planning.
  • You will acquire practical experience in developing web sites using web technologies, as well the processes behind researching and planning user-cantered web applications.
  • An evening classes schedule allows you to balance your study with your work/life commitments.
  • Option to further your studies in this area by pursuing our BSc (Hons) in Computing course.

Intake Dates

We run one intake for this course, commencing as follows:


  • Autumn: September*


*subject to sufficient numbers


Please see the timetable section for course dates.

Course Details


  • The Internet
  • TCP-IP
  • HTTP
  • Mark-up Languages
  • Server-Client Relationship
  • Security

  • Web Standards
  • HTML5
  • CSS
  • Client-Side Scripting
  • JavaScript
  • Mobile Applications
  • Responsive Web Design


  • Usability
  • Interface Design
  • User Experience
  • User-Centred Design
  • Research
  • User Analysis
  • Wire-framing
  • Story-boarding
  • Design Principles

Course Contacts

If you have any questions please get in touch with us at [email protected] or 01 415 0429.


This course will commence in September 2024.


Year 2024 - Semester 1, September 2024 to December 2024

Year 2025 - Semester 2, February 2025 to May 2025

1 Evening per week over 24 weeks. 

Timetables will be made available closer to the course start date. Please contact [email protected] for further information. 

How to Apply

Entry Requirements

Mature Students 

If you are 23 years or over from the 1st January of this year, you can apply for this course directly using the College’s online application form.

Under 23 Years 

Old Leaving Cert (Pre 2017)

Two Honours Level, Grade C3s or above and four Ordinary Level D3s (subjects to include Maths and a language, English, Irish or another language) or equivalent exam taken.

New Leaving Cert

2 H5 and 4 O6/H7 grades, to include Maths and a language (English, Irish or another language).

English Language
If English is not your native language, you must show that your English level is of a suitable standard. For further information please contact a member of the Admissions Team.

Griffith College is now accepting the online Duolingo English Test (DET) as valid proof of English proficiency. Please see here for further details.

How to Apply

Directly to Griffith College Professional Academy.


Please note that not all study modes may be offered at all times; for confirmation, refer to the Intake dates on the Overview tab.

Annual Fees

Study Mode: Part-Time

Fee: EUR 845.00

Study Mode: Part-Time

Fee: EUR 650.00

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