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Web design

Faculty of International Economics and Administration 
Department of Computer Science and Economics

 

Speciality: Web design

Awarded qualification: Master of Informatics

Level of qualification: Master

 

Specific admission requirements: Candidates present a portfolio and have an interview with the commission.

 

Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning :
recognition of credits on the base of presented documents.

 

Qualification requirements and regulations: In order to get their qualification students must be allocated 90 credits - 51 credits from compulsory courses, 15 from elective courses, 9 credits from optional courses and 15 credits from State Examination.

 

Profile of the programme: Master’s programme "Web design" aims at training highly qualified, modern thinking and competitive Web designers. Web design specialists have to acquire fundamental knowledge and skills for design, development, optimization, implementation and maintenance of web applications, necessary for successive independent creative work and work in a team.

 

Key learning outcomes
Graduates from the master’s programme in Web design are acquainted with the contemporary theories, practices and approaches of Web design and Web programming, necessary for the creation of a dynamic and user-oriented graphic interface, combined with modern technologies for the development of applications: knowledge of colours, typography, structural combinatorics, composition, web technologies, web programming, and web standards.
They gain skills for the design and realization of a completed graphic project and software application in the web. This includes skills for combining different graphic and multimedia elements for the creation of aesthetically effective and practical user interface: work with 2D and 3D software, audio-video assembly and processing, using HTML and CSS, programming of Action Script and My SQL, applying contemporary web standards and means of optimization.

 

Occupational profiles of graduates
The profession of a Web designer is very prestigious and the graduates can successfully realize as Web designers at advertising agencies, as well as at companies dealing with Web programming, to design and create different in their application graphic user interfaces. They could manage advertising agencies and companies for Web design and development, to be experts and consultants in the state administration, in private companies, cultural institutes, non-governmental organizations, to teach at universities, etc.

 

Access to further studies: Educational and scientific degree Doctor.

 
ECTS Code Course unit title Lectures and seminars Out-of-class workload Credits
1 FAR1044 Study of Colors 30 60 3
2 FAR1235 Fonts Art 30 60 3
3 INF3020 HTML and CSS 60 120 6
4 INF2220 Web Technologies 45 90 4,5
5 INF3025 2D Computer Design 45 90 4,5
6 INF3030 Action Script Programming 60 120 6
7   Elective course from Module 1 (students choise one of the suggested five courses) 30 60 3
Total for Semester I 300 600 30
1 INF1009 Graphic Design 90 180 9
2 INF1069 Web programming - PHP, MySQL 90 180 9
3 INF3027 Web Applications estimation and optimisation 30 60 3
4   Elective course from Module 1 (students choise one of the suggested five courses) 30 60 3
5   Elective course from Module 2 (students choise one of the suggested five courses) 30 60 3
6   Optional Academic discipline 1 30 60 3
Total for Semester II 300 600 30
Total for Year I 600 1200 60
1 INF3033 Web-services and Interfaces Design 30 60 3
2   Elective course from Module 2 (students choise one of the suggested five courses) 30 60 3
3   Elective course from Module 2 (students choise one of the suggested five courses) 30 60 3
4   Optional Academic discipline 2 30 60 3
5   Optional Practice (student choise one of the suggested three practice academic courses) 30 60 3
Total for Semester III 150 300 15
Total for the course of study: 750 1500 75
Type of Exam: Defence of Master's Project   450 15
Total: 750 1950 90
 
Elective Subjects
Module 1
1 FAR1010 Shape Formation kombinatorika 30 60 3
2 FAR1070 Composition 30 60 3
3 FAR1052 External Advertising 30 60 3
4 FAR1078 Black and White Drawing 30 60 3
5 FAR1077 Colore Drawing 30 60 3
Module 2
1 INF2030 3D Computer Design 30 60 3
2 INF3040 Web Standards 30 60 3
3 FAR1022 Portfolio Management 30 60 3
4 INF1057 Multimedia technologies 30 60 3
5 INF3038 Semantic Networks 30 60 3
 
Optional  courses and practices
1 MAN3070 Creative Team's Manegment 30 60 3
2 MAN3068 Progect Cycle Management 30 60 3
3 MAN1059 Electronic Business 30 60 3
4 INF3036 Customer's Relationship Management 30 60 3
5 INF3050 3D Modeling - practice 30 60 3
6 MAN3151 Progect Management Software - practice 30 60 3
7 PCI 1099 Audio and video montage 30 60 3
 
Module of adjustment courses for holders of Bachelor's degree in other majors
1 INF1063 Object Oriented Programming 30 60 3
2 INF1334 Computer Architectures and Operation Systems 30 60 3
3 INF1071 Programming and Data Structures 30 60 3
4 INF1081 Data Bases 30 60 3
5 INF1048 Computer Networks and Communications 30 60 3
Total: 150    
 

Examination regulations, assessment and grading: During the education – tests, course assignments or course projects; at the end of the education – written and practical exams.

 

Graduation requirements: graduation by developing and defense of a diploma work.

 

Mode of study: full-time

 

Head of Master’s Degree Programme: Prof. Teodora Bakardjieva, PhD
Contact hours – Wednesdays – 11.00 – 13.00, Institute of Technologies;
tel: +359 52 359 574, +359 52 359 564;
е-mail: veselina_spasova@yahoo.com, magister_design@abv.bg