Graduate Certificate in Information Technology

Web Development Bootcamp
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    6 months full time or part-time equivalent

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  • Start date:

    Jan, Jul,

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Graduate with an official postgraduate qualification in as little as six months

Arm yourself with a technical web development skill set designed for the future.

Web developers play a central role in the creation and delivery of user-friendly websites. Our 100% online Web Development Bootcamp is specifically designed for those looking to build their technical proficiency in web development from the ground up.

Through a combination of theoretical and practical study, you will gain the skills to effectively analyse and solve complex web development challenges. Your Bootcamp will also enable you to design and implement front-end and back-end web development projects, focusing on practical and accessible user experiences.

Throughout your course, you will also gain experience with essential tools for web development, including JavaScript, React, HTML, CSS and Node.js. You don’t need any prior knowledge with these tools, since your Bootcamp is designed to build your foundational knowledge and get you job ready in six months.

Web development is constantly adapting to keep pace with users’ needs. A postgraduate Bootcamp with QUT Online is a great way to equip yourself with the latest skills and knowledge that will take your career well into the future.

Give you the flexibility to study from home, you can get a qualification from your lounge room, you can have the opportunity to change careers and it gives you the chance to study with a world class university, which is known for its focus on courses which prepare you for real world.” ~ Bootcamps – Jim Hogan

Subsidised Commonwealth Supported Places are available for this course.

Build your digital portfolio

Your Web Development Bootcamp will introduce you to a variety of new and popular digital tools. Your coursework will help train and enhance your digital literacy skills and build an impressive portfolio by the time you graduate.


JavaScript, central to your work as a web developer, is a text-based programming language that allows you to make interactive web pages. This is the key to ensuring your web pages are completely interactive and help aid the user experience.

JavaScript is so central to the way we create websites that we interact with it every day without even realising it. Every time you use the search box on Amazon or refresh your Twitter feed, JavaScript programming is at work to give you a seamless experience.


Node.js is an open-source, cross-platform server environment, and has grown in popularity in the last few years thanks to its easy and efficient features. According to W3Techs Node.js is used by 1.2% of all websites (over 20 million websites) and that number is only going to rise. It’s a vital skill to have in your pocket as web development continues to modernise.


Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) is a central technology used to build websites. HTML allows you to organise the structure of a page forms an essential foundation of your web development skills. It is used across websites world-wide.


Like HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is another primary technology used to build websites. CSS helps you create the layout of a web page. CSS forms an essential foundation of your web development skills and is used across websites world-wide.


React is an open-source JavaScript library developed by Facebook and is used to build the fast user interfaces for mobile and web applications. It’s widely used within the industry and is one of the most commonly used front-end libraries for web development. It’s popular with tech giants like Facebook, Netflix, Airbnb and Uber.

Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Code is a powerful code editor that supports development functions such as debugging, task running and version control. It aids developers for quick code-build-debug cycles.


MySQL a relational database management system that’s integral to many popular software stacks for building and maintaining customer-facing web applications. Because of its open-source abilities and rich feature set, it is critical organisations such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube all employ MMYSQL backends.


Git is used for source code management and tracking changes in computer files. Git helps developers track changes in source code and allows multiple developers to work together. Large-scale companies such as Netflix, Shopify and Reddit rely on Git in their tech stacks.

Entry Requirements

You must have one of:
  • A recognised bachelor degree (or higher qualification) in any discipline; or

  • A recognised diploma (or higher qualification) in any discipline followed by at least two years full-time (or equivalent) professional work experience in an information technology related field; or

  • At least five years full-time (or equivalent) professional work experience in an information technology related field.

This course is not available to international students.

Fees: Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP) are available for this course
  • 2024 CSP fees: $4,500

  • 2024 full fees: $14,200

    QUT offers Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP) for this course to eligible domestic students. A CSP is subsidised by the Australian government, meaning that you do not need to pay a significant portion of your course fees.

    Speak to one of our Course Consultants for help accessing a Commonwealth Supported Place in 2024.

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Course Units

Students need to complete a total of 4 core standard units.


12 credit points per unit


Our dedicated support team are here to help you when you need it. They are available online or over the phone seven days a week to answer all your questions. They are here to help with everything from technical support to academic questions. QUT Online has the tools and people to make your postgraduate study achievable and enjoyable.

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Career opportunities

Web Developer

Create and manage high-performing web-based applications and services, focusing on the underlying software and databases across both the front end and back end.

Applications Developer

Manage and translate software requirements into workable programming code for use in business settings to build new applications.

UX Designer

Drive the user experience for all individuals on various websites and applications to ensure that it is efficient and accessible.

Software Developer

Play a central role within businesses by using computer programming languages to create innovative software and applications.

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