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MMDE11-200: Responsive Web Design


Responsive Web Design introduces students to theoretical and practical application of recognised web design principles and global standards such as accessibility and useability. The subject applies these to planning, documentation, design and building of websites using industry standard software. Topics covered include web design principles; fundamental HTML semantic; CSS for styling of webpage layouts; useability; accessibility; building for web 2.0; social media on the web; basis of interaction design; documentation for website planning; website information structure, colour management, typography for the web and image file formats.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • May 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2020 [Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Communication and Creative Media
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,290
  • Commencing in 2020: $4,340

Learning outcomes

1. Analyse globally accepted Website Design principles and apply these to their project work.
2. Identify the universal Web design terminology and use this terminology in their own communication to express their ideas effectively within the interactive multimedia and digital media professions.
3. Document, plan, build and manage a multi-page Website and apply, globally accepted standards for accessibility, value and content.
4. Demonstrate their ability to publish multi-page Websites to multiple devices using responsive design.
5. Apply the key concepts and strategies underlying the effective usage of HTML5, CSS3 and understand their relationship to other scripting languages.
6. Add Multimedia content to Web pages and determine the appropriate use of multimedia content.

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This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/03/2018
Semester start14/05/2018
Subject start14/05/2018
Cancellation 1?28/05/2018
Cancellation 2?04/06/2018
Last enrolment27/05/2018
Last withdrawal?08/06/2018
Teaching census?08/06/2018