Introduction to
Web Design

Your first step towards creating high-quality, effective websites.


Why take this course?

This course is designed to introduce you to basic web design principles. The course is intended for anyone with a good level of computer literacy with no experience in website designing, and will teach you how to use an HTML editor and Adobe Dreamweaver to create and publish a professional, personal website.

By the end of this course you will be competent and confident when it comes to basic web design.

What you will experience

The course will cover many key topics, including:

  • Introduction to HTML 
  • Creating a new HTML Page 
  • Setting Web Page Properties 
  • Adding Text and Images 
  • Formatting Text using CSS 
  • Modifying Image Dimensions 
  • Creating Lists 
  • Linking Web Pages 
  • Using Style Sheets 
  • Creating Simple Forms 
  • Designing and Developing Web Pages using Tables and/or DIVs 
  • Testing and Evaluating Websites 
  • Uploading Websites to Server


Student at a computer

Key facts

Mode of study
Subject area

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

What you need to know

Next steps


At North East Scotland College

On successful completion of this course, you can progress to the following course at North East Scotland College: 


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Please note that timetabling changes can often occur after the Part-time Course Guide is published, and as a result the printed version of the guide may not hold the most up-to-date information.

We therefore advise you that all start dates and times listed on the website are at all times accurate, and should be used as your main point of reference before booking your course.

This course is currently unavailable. Please contact the Student Advice Centre for more information or register an interest.

If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website:, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.