The 1-year diploma in Web is designed for those who want a flexible and accelerated path to their career in Web Development.

The timetable is created to cater for applicants who work around their studies.

Our diploma is skills-oriented and will prepare you for a practical job at the end of the course. Should you wish to continue your studies after successfully completing the diploma, a bridging module will enable you to start in Year 2 of the accelerated 2-year Degree programme through the process of accreditation of experiential learning (APEL).

If you’re a professional who is already working in the technology sector but you want to hone your craft or learn a new skill set then this is the course for you.

* Please note that international students (including EU) are unable to join an SAE Diploma due to current visa restrictions.






September 2021

(All campuses, except Oxford)


1-2 sessions per week




18 and over


You should bring a notebook, pen and sketchbook to classes.

Future Careers

  • Full-stack Developer
  • Junior Web Developer
  • Back End Developer
  • Front End Developer
  • PHP Developer
  • Web App Developer
  • Mobile App Developer
  • Search Engine Optimiser
  • Web Designer
  • UX Designer
  • HCI Designer
  • Interactive Designer


BA (Hons) Web Development

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Trimester 1

WBD4100 Web Essentials

Trimester 2

WBD4300 Front-end Development

WBD4400 Interactive Design

Trimester 3

WBS5100 Database & Back-end Development

Elective (Pending availability according to campus)

CMN5201 Creative Production

CMN5202 Practical Mobile App Design

WBD5204 Web Applications


Industry Overview

To begin to develop an awareness of the music industry, you will look at the key areas, such as the traditional and new models of record companies, music publishing, live performance and the various aspects of artist management. You will analyse how the industry has evolved and the trends and procedures that exist today. We also provide you with a broad overview of the industry’s institutions and their impact on each other and the wider sector, as well as advising you of regulations and systems of revenue collection.

Indicative List of Topics

  • Social, political and economic context
  • History of music
  • Aesthetics of music genres
  • Historical perspective
  • Industry overview
  • Industry intermediaries
  • Money flows and collecting agencies
  • Contemporary issues and future perspective


  • Genre and Music Industry Analysis
  • Industry Relations Presentation

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the module the student will be able to:

  • Knowledge
  • Outline the infrastructure of the industry
  • Identify key players in the industry and illustrate its value chain
  • Illustrate systems for revenue collection and income flow
  • Articulate historical development of music and its value to the entertainment industries
  • Skills
  • Illustrate the interplay between different industry players
  • Employ appropriate use of industry terminology
  • Identify aesthetic elements of a music genre/scene, by aural analysis
  • Summarise the regulatory systems of the industry