Program Overview

Today's web development professional requires modern, expert technical knowledge to build online sites and applications that are intuitive, functional, accessible and attractive. In this two-year Ontario College Diploma, you will graduate as a professional full-stack developer by learning all of the latest web standards using the most advanced software in the industry. You’ll also learn to work effectively in web agency team scenarios, study online marketing and learn entrepreneurship strategies for a new business start-up and/or freelance operation.

Program Details

Program Code
IWD2
Credential:
Ontario College Diploma
Duration
60 weeks
Start Dates
Locations
Availability

Full Time Offerings

2024 September
London
Open
2025 January
London
Open
2023 September
London - Downtown
Closed
2024 January
London - Downtown
Closed

Part Time Offerings

2024 September
Fully Online
Open
2025 January
Fully Online
Open
2023 September
Fully Online
Closed
2024 January
Fully Online
Closed
Start Dates
Locations
Availability

Full Time Offerings

2025 January
London
Open
2023 September
London - Downtown
Closed
2024 January
London - Downtown
Closed
2024 September
London
Closed

Your Learning Experience

This website development program will provide you with a dynamic and diverse set of skills required to build secure, reliable and effective modern web applications using industry-standard photo, graphics, animation, database, page design and programming tools.

  • Identify and address every aspect of back-end and front-end website development, web design and mobile application development
  • Gain expertise in programming languages and databases that provide positive interaction for the user experience (UX)
  • Combine your technical skills with visual design concepts that work effectively for the front-end user interface (UI) to emphasize the website’s message in every viewport, from small touch-screen to large-screen browsers

 

Upon completion of our website development courses, you’ll have what it takes to enter the fast, ever-growing industry of web development as a professional agency developer, freelancer or even start your own business!

 

The Web Development and Internet Applications Ontario College Diploma program prepares students to work in the growing field of web-centric commercial application development. The focus of the program is on the construction of various types of web applications using leading web environments, tools, servers, databases and languages. In addition, students will learn the fundamentals of both traditional web deployment platforms as well as new emerging mobile platforms. You’ll develop an understanding of basic hardware, networking and operating systems as well as the installation and configuration of web and e-mail servers in Windows and Linux. Training will also include studies in leading-edge technologies such as social networking systems and semantic web applications. 

Laptop Requirements

Laptops are used both in and outside the classroom to simulate the increasingly mobile nature of the business world. Click here for information about laptop requirements for this program.

 

A part-time, online version of this program is available 

 

Career Information

Graduates of Fanshawe’s Web Development and Internet Applications program are hired by web development firms, software development firms, graphic design agencies, mobile game development firms and information technology units throughout the private and public sectors. Graduates typically find employment as:

  • website developers
  • graphic designers
  • e-commerce website developers
  • mobile application and game developers
  • webserver administrators
  • members of an integrated web development team

 

Did you know Fanshawe consistently ranks high in graduate employment rates among large colleges in Ontario? 

Here are some examples of career opportunities for graduates of Fanshawe’s Web Development and Internet Application program:

Web Developer

Manage a website using innovative strategies to ensure the website is fully optimized and running proficiently to allow for a seamless, user-friendly experience.

Front End Developer

Recommend front-end technical solutions including frameworks and JavaScript libraries.

Web Product Developer

Develop and implement a website, research new technologies and best practices, make recommendations and focus on continuous quality improvement.

Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Communicate and collaborate with team members and stakeholders to facilitate effective working relationships;
  2. Configure, document and maintain fundamental server requirements for the effective functioning of applications;
  3. Design, implement and maintain databases to store and retrieve data according to requirements;
  4. Design and implement a security plan based on best practices, techniques and strategies to minimize risks of hacking and/or data loss;
  5. Program and debug complex applications using a variety of development technologies and tools to optimize performance and minimize errors;
  6. Create internet applications that apply design best practices, techniques and strategies for a variety of development projects that comply with accessibility, web and other requirements;
  7. Develop internet applications reflective of business objectives and client needs;
  8. Adhere to ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements and/or principles in the development and management of internet applications;
  9. Participate as a member or leader of a team by applying project management concepts and strategies for the successful completion of a project;
  10. Select and apply strategies for personal and professional development to enhance work performance.

 

Program Coordinator:

Stuart Budden

 

Open House Graphic

Specially-trained Fanshawe staff and students will tour you around the campus viewing key student spaces to provide you with a better understanding of the full student experience.

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Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, or a mature applicant with the following courses:

- Grade 12 English (C or U)

- Grade 11 or 12 Math (C, M or U)

Students who do not meet these requirements are recommended for academic upgrading. A conditional offer may be possible with proof of enrolment.

International Admission Equivalencies
Admission equivalencies for Fanshawe depends on your country of study. Please enter your location to see the requirements for your country below.
English Language Requirements

English Language Requirements

Test Score
TOEFL iBT 79
IELTS Academic Overall score of 6.0 with no score less than 5.5 in any of the four bands
CAEL Overall score of 60 with no score less than 50 in any of the four bands. score of 80 in listening
PTE Academic 53
Cambridge English Overall score of 169 with no language skill less than 162
ESL4/GAP5 Minimum grade of 80% in Level 8, 75% in Level 9, or 70% in Level 10
Duolingo Overall score of 105, with no score lower than 95

 

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Recommended Academic Preparation

Recommended Academic Preparation

  • Grade 11 Introduction to Computer Science (U) and Grade 12 Computer Science (U)
  • Grade 11 Information and Communication Technology: The Digital Environment (O)
  • Grade 12 Information and Communication Technology: Multimedia Solutions (C)
  • Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE): Business or Technical Mathematics course and Computer Skills course
Recommended Personal Preparation

Recommended Personal Preparation

  • Familiarity with computers and accessing websites
Applicant Selection Criteria

Applicant Selection Criteria

Where the number of eligible applicants exceeds the available spaces in the program, the Applicant Selection Criteria will be:
  1. Preference for Permanent Residents of Ontario
  2. Receipt of Application by February 1st (After this date, Fanshawe College will consider applicants on a first-come, first-served basis until the program is full)
  3. Achievement in the Admission Requirements

Courses

Level 1
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:

Group 1
BUSI-1156Strategies for Success1
This course presents and helps to develop some of the skills required to achieve academic and career success. Areas of focus include college resources, study skills, time management, academic integrity and calculating Grade Point Averages, among other skills.
INFO-1251Web Server & Network Fundamentals4
This course provides students with a comprehensive overview of web server and network fundamentals from a web programmer's perspective. Students will acquire the skills required to implement web solutions using common network protocols, with hands-on experience setting these up on both Linux/Apache and Windows Server/IIS web servers.
INFO-1272JavaScript 16
This course will introduce students to the JavaScript scripting language. Students will work with JavaScript to handle both simple and complex client side web page events with an introduction to client-server requests using AJAX.
INFO-1274Graphic Design for Web Developers3
Professional graphic design skills are critical to a web developer's success in today's complex work environments. This course provides students with a real-world application of practical graphic design concepts for web developers. Students learn colour theory and design principles, the difference between UX and UI, accessibility best practice, privacy, confidentiality and copyright. Projects are executed using industry leading vector, raster, and prototyping design applications. Students practice how to work individually and collaboratively to extrapolate from a design brief to a finished product and presentation.
INFO-1252Front End Web Development3
This course focuses on front-end web development languages using HTML and CSS. Students will learn the syntax and proper coding techniques of these front-end languages using basic design principles. Students will also be introduced to industry leading UI frameworks that will be used to assist in building their web development skills.
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Tuition Summary

London

Canadian Costs
$7,110.64
Total Cost of Program
International Costs
$31,477.40
Total Cost of Program

*Total program costs are approximate, subject to change and do not include the health and dental plan fee, bus pass fee or program general expenses.

 

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