Web Design and Development

Undergraduate Degree with Foundation Year Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

An experience like no other. Your BSc Web Design and Development course blends technical and creative skills to prepare you for a career in web development.

Web Design and Development
Entry Tariff

112 UCAS points (or equivalent)

Foundation Year entry: 64 UCAS points (or equivalent)

UCAS Code

G450

G460 (if choosing Foundation Year)

Duration

3 years (full-time)

4 years (full-time) if opting for the additional placement year

4 years (full-time) if opting for Foundation Year entry

Start date

September 2024

Degree Type

BSc (single honours)
Course also available with Foundation Year

Modules

These modules are those we currently offer and may be subject to change.

This course is offered as a degree with foundation year – a four-year programme which provides an additional foundation year at the beginning of the degree, that will give you academic and practical experience, as well as the skills you need to ensure you are equipped to successfully complete your chosen degree.

£2,000 Foundation Scholarships for all home students  

Find out more about our degrees with a foundation year  

 
 
 

This course offers all students the option of a one-year paid work placement, to boost your employability even further. If you choose this route, you will take the placement following year two of your course, and then return to complete your degree.

Why take a placement?

A placement year is the perfect opportunity to gain valuable work experience, to build on the career skills we will teach you on this degree. The connections you make on the placement will improve your career prospects further, and equip you with the skills you need to secure graduate-level employment.

How we support you

The University's Placement and Work Experience Team are experts at helping you to secure a placement. They will work closely with you from the start, helping you research potential employers, discover placement opportunities, create and pitch your CV, and will coach you to perform well in interviews. We aren't able to guarantee a placement, but our sector-leading advisors will give you the best possible chance of securing one.

Find out more about how we'll support you  

We understand that your plans might change once you start your programme. If you decide not to do a placement, you will have the option of completing the three year version of your programme.

Whatever your choice, you will have access to many opportunities for work experience through our Placement and Work Experience Team, and access to face-to-face and 24/7 online careers support.

 

Skills

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Get prepared for an exciting and fulfilling career.​

Our BSc Web Design and Development blends technical and creative skills into one package, teaching you:

  • software development
  • web design
  • backend and frontend 
  • programming 
  • data analysis

Additionally, you will gain a critical understanding of digital media and skills in image editing and developing website prototypes. Throughout the degree, you will continue to hone software development and data analysis skills. You will also understand what makes a positive, engaging and impactful website or mobile app for users.

How you'll learn

Experience a dynamic, contemporary curriculum in state-of-the-art facilities.

You can:

  • experience embedded IT work culture replicating industry experience.
  • take optional modules based on your career ambitions
  • between years 2 and 3, you can undertake an industrial placement year

We deliver all computing programmes in an active blended learning style, with most lectures replaced by workshops and seminars. Our approach provides a learning environment focused on collaborative working in practical lab spaces, immersed in an environment based on working in the IT industry.

Study in labs in our brand new state-of-the-art media centre on campus. Find out more.

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How you'll be assessed

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At Roehampton, our courses are shaped around what works for you.

You’ll be set authentic assessments, meaning that your projects, tasks and exercises will replicate the working world of web design, ensuring that you are fully prepared for life after graduation.

Between Years 2 and 3, you can also opt for a professional placement year, meaning you can apply for a placement and gain valuable real-world experience in web design.

Career options

It all starts here.

We embed employability in computing programmes throughout the curriculum, focusing on project-based assessments that simulate real-life scenarios.

You could go on to work as:

  • Full-stack Developer
  • SEO Specialist
  • E-commerce Developer
  • Mobile App Developer
  • Information Architect
  • Web Project Manager
  • Digital Marketing Specialist
  • UI/UX Designer
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If you’re ready to learn, we’ll help you gain the confidence and opportunities to achieve.  

Our Careers team is on hand to help from the start of your studies until after you graduate. Under their guidance you’ll benefit from a wide range of support, including:  

  • CV building 
  • Interview preparation 
  • Mentoring 
  • Industry connections 
  • Work experience  
  • Volunteering opportunities 
  • Job fairs 
  • Introductions to future employers. 

Application Info

How to apply

Undergraduate programmes

 

If you need any help or advice with your application, or just want to ask us a question before you apply, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We welcome applicants with a wide range of qualifications, including BTECs, A-levels and T Levels.

When we consider applications to study with us, we form a complete view of your achievements to date, and future potential. In some cases, we will make you a contextual offer. Contextual offers ensure that all applicants have a fair opportunity of gaining a place with us, regardless of their background. Find out more about contextual offers.

Detailed advice on applying for an undergraduate degree is available on our How to apply page.

Tuition fees and funding

September 2024 entry tuition fees

Year 1 fees, see links in table below for more information.

UK EU and International Placement year
£9,250 £15,750 £998

We offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. See our 2024 financial support pages for UK students, and for international students.

We also provide other ways to support the cost of living, including free buses and on-campus car parking, hardship support and some of the most affordable student accommodation and catering in London. Find out more about how we can support you.

Entry tariff

We welcome applications from students studying T Levels.

For all courses we also accept a wide range of other qualifications and experience. Contact us to find out more.

When we consider applications to study with us, we form a complete view of your achievements to date, and future potential, and can offer flexibility in entry requirements. Find out more about our Contextual Offer scheme.

General entry requirements

UK students

Contextual offers

When we consider applications to study with us, we form a complete view of your achievements to date, and future potential, and can offer flexibility in entry requirements.

Find out more  

Need help before you apply?

Course Facilities

Image -  Six dedicated computing labs 
 Conduct your studies within one of our specialised computing labs in the heart of campus, including a dedicated cyber security lab.

Six dedicated computing labs

Conduct your studies within one of our specialised computing labs in the heart of campus, including a dedicated cyber security lab.

Image -  Out of hours access 
 Access computing labs outside of scheduled teaching. Labs are open until 9pm on weekdays and 5pm on weekends.

Out of hours access

Access computing labs outside of scheduled teaching. Labs are open until 9pm on weekdays and 5pm on weekends.

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 Every piece of software you’ll require to complete your studies is free and available for your personal device, meaning you’ll be able to conduct your studies anywhere and anytime.

All the software you need

Every piece of software you’ll require to complete your studies is free and available for your personal device, meaning you’ll be able to conduct your studies anywhere and anytime.

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