SAE Institute

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Middlesex University

Web Development

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Course summary

TEF Bronze

SAE Institute has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

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From traditional websites to the latest apps, you'll learn the technologies and skills you need to succeed in this fast growing sector. From front-end interactive design to back-end skeleton and database structures, you'll learn the key aspects of web development and programming. At the same time, you will apply and develop your skills in HTML, CSS, javascript, PHP and User Experience (UX) through hands-on training in small classes. Through this course, you will get critical industry-related experience by learning how to create stunning mockups and wireframes by using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. You will also face new challenges based on industry needs, such as advanced javascript in order to develop HTML5 games. From these firm foundations, you will explore design principles and technical solutions to online and social media marketing challenges, covering search engine optimisation (SEO), web analytics and campaign management. You’ll also learn advanced topics such as Web Applications and an introduction of Mobile App development as well as developing software skills in complex graphic manipulation.

Course details


Our fast-track degree means you can graduate and be earning and doing what you love in just two years. Year 1: Trimester 1 - Web Essentials; Introduction to Academic and Professional Practice. Trimester 2 - Front-end Development; Interactive Design. Trimester 3 - Database and Back-end Development; Elective module (see website for details). Year 2: Trimester 4 - Online Marketing and Project Management; Marketing, Business Planning and Law. Trimester 5 - Research Practice and Society, Elective module (see website for details). Trimester 6 - Major project.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeW281
Institution code S05
Campus nameSAE London
Campus codeA

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Applicants must meet the general entry requirements outlined below. You will also need to provide evidence that you are proficient in the English language. More details can be found at

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 72 points
A level A* - D To understand what combination of grades you need to achieve 72 UCAS tariff points please visit
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) D*D*D* - MMP
Access to HE Diploma D: 45 credits M: 42 credits P: 3 credits
Scottish Higher A - C
GCSE/National 4/National 5 All subjects require A*-C in English (4-9) Audio Production and Games Programming also require A*-C in Mathematics (4-9)

Additional entry requirements



Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
International £13000 Year 1

Additional fee information

For the London, Oxford and Liverpool campuses, fees are £9,000 per year for UK/EU students and £13,000 per year for international students. Fees at our Glasgow campus are £7,500 per year for UK/EU students and £11,500 per year for international students.
Web Development at SAE Institute - UCAS