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Computer Science & IT courses

Edinburgh Napier University

Web Design & Development - Bsc (hons)

  • Duration : 4 Years
  • Intake : Sep
  • Level : Undergraduate
  • Tuition & fees : £ 14,925 Per Year
  • IELTS : 6.0
  • TOEFL : 80
  • PTE : 56


About this course

The main benefits of living in the digital age is the ease of having everything available at our fingertips, whether we are online shopping, doing our banking or carrying out research. This is why having a strong web and digital presence has become a priority for all organisations.

Studying Web Design and Development will enable you to gain the technical and design-related skills you need to succeed in this growing, dynamic area.

This course will cover key areas in web design and development, including web and mobile application programming, interaction design, organisational frameworks, as well as human, cultural, and social issues. This allows you to specialise in this vibrant area while gaining a solid foundation of the broader principles of computing.

Course details

In the early stage of this course you will gain an introduction to programming, media, marketing and human-computer interaction.

You will then progress to building databases, as well as designing and programming for different domains, including mobile applications, and the web.

In year three, you will design and evaluate ubiquitous systems; physical computing, research frameworks. You will learn about relevance of storytelling and working in multidisciplinary teams on live briefs. At this stage you can choose to study with one of our international partners or to work in industry.

In your final year you will focus on user experience and information security, and will complete your honours project.

Career opportunities include:

  • Front/back end Web Designer/Developer
  • UI Designer/Developer
  • UX Researcher/Designer/Engineer
  • Usability Engineer
  • Mobile Application Developer
  • Digital Marketing Specialist
  • Wearables Designer/Developer

Edinburgh Napier University Highlights

Type of university Public
Location United Kingdom
Mode of Payment Direct payment, cash by post, Western Union, credit or debit card, or ePay.
Accreditation The Engineering Accreditation Board (EAB) or other recognized bodies
FAFSA Code G34184
Student population 19,500
Housing capacity 1,240 students
The average cost of attendance 28,000-30,000 GBP

Edinburgh Napier University Average Tuition Fees And Other Expenses

The table below shows the estimated cost of living in UK while attending the institute. The cost is presented annually and may vary according to the needs of individuals.

Item Amount per annum in GBP
Tuition fees 15,522-17,472
Accommodation, Food, Transportation, Books and Supplies, Insurance, etc. 12,600
Total 28,122-30,072

Edinburgh Napier University Application process

Application fee:

  • Undergraduate: 13 GBP to 24 GBP
  • Graduate: Not available

Supporting documents:

  • Academic transcripts and certificates
  • References
  • English proficiency proof
  • Personal statement
  • CV or resume
  • Interview or portfolio (if required)
  • Copy of passport/visa
  • Copy of CAS (if applicable)

Academic requirements:

  • Undergraduate: Overall of 60% in Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) or higher in the Intermediate (10+2) (XII Standard) or the international United Kingdom equivalent.
  • Graduate: Bachelor degree or its equivalent

English Proficiency Test Scores 

For taught undergraduate and graduate programs, any one of the following test scores are required:

Accepted tests Minimum required scores
IELTS (Academic) Overall, of 6.0 with no element lower than 5.5
TOEFL iBT Overall, of 80 with a minimum of 17 in listening, 20 in speaking, 18 in reading, and 17 in writing
Pearson’s Test of Academic English Overall, of 56 with a minimum of 51 in each element
Cambridge C2 Proficiency (or Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE)) Overall, of 169 with a minimum of 162 in each element
Cambridge B2 First (or Cambridge English First (FCE)) Overall, of 169 with a minimum of 162 in each element
Cambridge C1 Advanced (or Cambridge English Advanced (CAE)) Overall, of 169 with a minimum of 162 in each element
Trinity Integrated Skills Test (ISE) ISEII, ISEIII, ISEIV with a pass in each element

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, other tests that are accepted by the university include TOEFL ‘At Home’ Test (same scores as of TOEFL iBT), IELTS Indicator (same scores as of TOEFL iBT), online Edinburgh Napier English Language Courses, Duolingo, and IELTS Academic tests taken more than two years but less than four years will be considered with the use of English language in work or education during that period playing a big role.

Duolingo test and its IELTS equivalent is shown below

IELTS score Duolingo equivalent
6.0 with no subsection lower than 5.5 95-105
6.5 with no subsection lower than 6.0 105-115
7.0 with no subsection lower than 6.5 115-125
7.5 with no subsection lower than 7.0 125-135
Fees components - (1st year Fees and expense)

Tuition & fees :

£ 14,925

Total

£ 14,925

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