Design for Screen 1

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Design for Screen 1 – Web has been developed by staff in the School of Design of Otago Polytechnic.

This is a 12 week, level 5, 15 credit course accredited by NZQA, and is part of the Bachelor of Design (Communication). There are 150 learning hours in total, comprised of 72 directed learning hours and 78 self-directed learning hours. You are welcome to enroll formally in the three year Bachelor degree, or enroll formally in a Postgraduate Diploma. For more information visit the School of Design or phone 0800 762 786 within New Zealand.

(Comment.gif: The next course starts on 5 March 2013.)

For 2013, classes are scheduled on Mondays from 9:00 to 12:00 (Group 1) and 13:00 to 16:00 (Group 2) in room H523.

The course is an introduction to web design for those who are interested in website development. No previous knowledge of web design or coding is expected. The course is presented in two 6-week parts, the first six weeks introduces HTML coding and web page structure, information production. The second six weeks builds on the learning, and introduces CSS3 styling, page design, web colour, typography and layout, and responsive design.


Course facilitator

Martin Kean

Martin Kean

School of Design

Otago Polytechnic,

Dunedin, New Zealand


Current course schedule

The learning outcomes, course timetable and assessments can be found in the 2012 Course Outline. The scheduled topics are available on the 2013 Timetable.

Refer to the Moodle shell for questions about the topics. You will be prompted to log in.


IT support

Contact the Student Service Desk for technical computing assistance, and help is available from Otago Polytechnic by phone and email. Check out the website for the list of services.

  • Phone: 0800 765 948 within NZ

Ensure you tell them your name, lecturer's name, name of the course, and a brief description of the problem. They may also ask for your username or asset number of a computer device.