In this Front - End Development programme from Noroff School of Technology and Digital Media you write the code behind what you see and interact with when you open a website, a program or an app.
There is an increasing need for developers who possess a combination of technical and visual expertise. This two-year education programme provides you with the skills for practical work within the main areas of developing interactive and dynamic products. The programme covers both design skills and technical programming skills.
Front-end development is for those who wish to work with developing user-oriented solutions for web and mobile devices. The programme is suitable for beginners as well as those who have worked with traditional media and wish to expand their skills in developing digital solutions.
After completing the programme, you will have acquired skills and expertise in basic design principles, universal design, holistic user experiences and technical solutions which meet the requirements and needs of today.
The students will receive a thorough introduction to industry tools used for web development. You will learn principles for good design, how webpages and interactive products are built both logically and visually, and how website technologies communicate with back-end systems. You will gain insights into programming languages such as Java, C-based languages, Ruby, php, and Python, all of which have different strengths and weaknesses and different uses.
As a trained frontend developer you possess the knowledge, skills and expertise needed to develop and produce user-oriented solutions and services for web and mobile devices. The main objective of the programme is to provide you with a practical and industry-relevant education to prepare you for the working life after you graduate.
There is a great variety in job adverts related to this field for various businesses and professions. After you complete the programme, you will be able to work for businesses like design agencies, IT companies, software houses, media agencies or communication agencies. These industries are constantly changing due to rapid technological developments. Job descriptions will therefore vary and change over relatively short periods of time.
Accredited by NOKUT.
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You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
Admission by formal competence or admission by prior learning.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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