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Client Side Web Development (Taster Course)

Client Side Web Development (Taster Course)


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.

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

September 2020

See timetable for course dates.

Course details
Year One Core Subjects
Web Architecture
  • The Internet
  • TCP-IP
  • HTTP
  • Mark-up Languages
  • Server-Client Relationship
  • Security
Web Application Development
  • Web Standards
  • HTML5
  • CSS
  • Client-Side Scripting
  • JavaScript
  • Mobile Applications
  • Responsive Web Design
UI 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 2020 - dates to be confirmed.

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).

How to Apply

Directly to Griffith College Short Courses Department

Annual Fees

Study Mode: Part-Time

Fee: EUR 720.00


Study Mode: Part-Time

Fee: EUR 650.00


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