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Diploma in Dynamic Web Application

Diploma in Dynamic Web Application


Gain an understanding of how to design, build and deploy dynamic, responsive and interactive web applications.

It is suitable for those with some Xhtml/HTML experience and also those who come from a design background who wish to learn web-programming skills.

Why study Dynamic Web Applications at Griffith College?

  • Build on skills learnt in the certificate course so participants will be expected to have knowledge of HTML and basic CSS.
  • Learn how to build modular Websites in a multi-tiered environment.
  • Introduces participants to the principles and skills to build dynamic web applications.
  • Structured environment using taught classes, supervised labs.
  • Combined continual assessment of labs, exam and project based accreditation.

Intake Dates

January 2020*

*Course will run subject to a minimum number.

Please see the timetable section for next course dates.

Course details

The course will teach students how to design HTML front-ends, and style them with external stylesheets. It will also teach them to manipulate the DOM using javascript. The course will also demonstrate how to use PHP scripting language to dynamically create interactive web pages which allow user input as well as reading and writing data to and from a MySQL database.


Elements of design
  • Grid Theory
  • Colour Theory
  • Responsive Design an introduction
Introduction to HTML
  • HTML syntax and format
  • HTML tags/elements and attributes
  • Building blocks of HTML
Cascading Style Sheets
  • Web page layout using CSS
  • Styling for padding, margin, border
  • Positional floating for blocks
  • External style sheets linking to HTML
  • Understanding the CSS Box Model
  • Developing Responsive CSS layouts
WWW Protocols
  • Client-server architecture
  • HTTP and FTP protocols
  • Domain name issues
Responsive Web Design Workshop
  • Setting up BootStrap
  • Introduction to BootStrap CSS Classes
  • Creating a website with BootStrap
Programming for the Web
  • Fundamental of logics in programming languages
  • Understanding the features of client-side languages
  • Main characteristics of server-side languages
  • Compilation issues of programming languages
Scripting using JavaScript
  • Accessing DOM elements
  • JavaScript Event Handlers
  • Web forms
  • JavaScript framework: jQuery
Server-side processing using PHP & MySQL
  • PHP Operators and Control Structures
  • PHP functions and string handlings
  • Form Handling with GET and POST methods
  • Working with MySQL database
  • Content Management Systems
  • E-Commerce Application

Course Contacts

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


This course is scheduled to commence on Wednesday, 22nd January 2020 in Griffith College Dublin. Contact for further information.

This part time evening course will run one evening per week from 6.30pm - 9.30pm over 20 weeks, course dates outlined below.​

Year 2020

  • Jan: 22, 29
  • Feb: 05, 12, 19, 26
  • Mar: 04, 11, 18, 25
  • Apr: 01, 08,15, 22, 29
  • May: 06, 13, 20, 27
  • Jun: 03
How to Apply

Entry Requirements 

The prerequisite to attending the Diploma level is that you have completed the Certificate in Web Design course. All applicants must be a user of MAC/Microsoft Office.

Under 23 Years 

Old Leaving Cert (Pre 2017)

5 Ordinary Level D3s (subjects to include a language, English, Irish or another language) or equivalent exam taken.

New Leaving Cert

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

How to Apply

Directly to Griffith College Short Courses Department


Study Mode: Part-Time

Fee: EUR 990.00


Academic Progression

This professional diploma is the perfect progression for participants who wish to progress in the workplace. Successful applicants may also elect to pursue further studies in this area.


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