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Certificate in Web Design

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Web Design Class Buea Institute of Technology

Programme Summary

Master the languages and tools for web authoring; create fully functional websites and web applications with our certificate in web design program.

The main objective of this course is to take the student from an absolute beginner to a Web Design expert. This course will provide the students with a basic understanding of the Internet and how it works, as well as give them a firm mastery of the most recent web development languages, graphic design tools, and content management systems. 

By the end of this programme, the student should have mastered the language and tools for web authoring, be able to create fully functional websites, and understand how to use basic scripts and hosting platforms.

Web Design Programme Outline

The Web Design course consists of six (6) courses (modules), which include the following:


02WSD203C6Database Management Systems
03WSD204C6Content Management System (WordPress)
05GDP211C6Graphic and Multimedia Design
06WSD290C12Academic Project I
Total Credits: 42
General Credits to be Obtained: 42

Entry Requirement

  • Form 4 or GCE O-Level.
  • Good Knowledge of Windows or Linux
  • Good Laptop at least an Intel core i3, i5 or i7

Programme Duration

  • Four (4) months including the submission of a supervised project.


  • Registration: 10,000frs
  • Tuition: 200,000frs

Certificate To Be Obtained

  • Certificate in Web Design issued by Buea Institute of Technology.

Training Sessions

June to September / October to January / February to May (All year round)

Job/Career Opportunities for Web Designers

Web design offers a variety of career opportunities in the digital industry. Here are some of the key roles and career paths available for web designers:

  1. Web Designer: Web designers create visually appealing and user-friendly websites. They are responsible for designing the layout, selecting color schemes, choosing typography, and creating graphics to deliver an engaging user experience.
  2. UX/UI Designer: User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) designers focus on optimizing the usability and visual appeal of websites and applications. They conduct user research, create wireframes and prototypes, and design intuitive interfaces to enhance the user journey.
  3. Front-End Developer: Front-end developers specialize in translating design concepts into functional websites. They use HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to bring web designs to life, ensuring cross-browser compatibility and responsive design.
  4. UI/UX Architect: UI/UX architects lead the design process, collaborating with cross-functional teams to define the overall user experience and interface. They create design systems, establish design guidelines, and ensure consistency across digital platforms.
  5. Interaction Designer: Interaction designers focus on designing and improving user interactions and animations within websites and applications. They create engaging and interactive elements that enhance the user experience and facilitate intuitive interactions.
  6. Mobile App Designer: Mobile app designers specialize in creating user interfaces and experiences for mobile applications. They consider the unique constraints of mobile devices and design interfaces that are optimized for smaller screens and touch interactions.
  7. Visual Designer: Visual designers focus on the aesthetic aspects of web design, including color schemes, typography, and graphical elements. They create visually appealing layouts and engaging visual content that aligns with the brand identity.
  8. Web Design Project Manager: Web design project managers oversee the entire design process, ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget. They coordinate teams, communicate with clients, and manage project scope and resources.
  9. Freelance Web Designer: Freelance web designers work independently, offering their design services to clients on a project basis. They have the flexibility to choose their clients, work remotely, and manage their own schedules.
  10. Web Design Educator/Trainer: Experienced web designers can pursue a career in education or training, sharing their knowledge and expertise with aspiring designers. They may work as instructors in colleges, universities, or online learning platforms.

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