• Application Deadline
  • 42 days


Learn the basics of Web design and style to give your Web sites a professional look and feel. The Microsoft team and experts from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) will guide you step-by-step in how to use the latest Web standards to create a site to be proud of.

During the course, you will learn the basic building blocks of Web design and style – HTML5 and CSS – to give your site a professional look and feel.

By the end of the course, you should understand all the fundamental elements – from headers and links to images and sidebars – and leave having built a basic framework for your own Web site. 

The HTML5 and CSS Fundamentals Certificate is part of the Front-End Web Developer Professional Certificate, which is offered by EdX in partnership with The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) - W3Cx.

What you'll learn

  • How to write a Web page
  • Concepts of a markup language
  • Basics of HTML5 and CSS
  • Web design and style
  • Page layout and flexbox

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 42 days
    • Intensity 6 hrs/week
    • Part-time variant
    • Duration description
      6 weeks, 4-6 hours per week
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

Module 1: My first Web page

  • The big three: HTML5, CSS and JavaScript
  • Elements, tags and attributes
  • Character encoding
  • Best practices

Module 2: Attributes, images and links

  • Attributes
  • Semantic meaning
  • Images
  • Hyperlinks

Module 3: Adding style with CSS

  • CSS basic syntax
  • CSS properties
  • Lists and selectors

Module 4: Fixing and debugging

  • Debugging tools
  • Debugging and the CSS box model
  • Debugging CSS precedence

Module 5: More HTML5 and CSS

  • Tables
  • Multimedia
  • Embedding content
  • CSS tricks

Module 6: Basics of page layout

  • Concepts
  • Flexbox
  • Recipe project
  • Where to from here? 

        English Language Requirements

        This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

        Tuition Fee

        • International

          99 USD/full
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 99 USD for the full programme and a duration of 42 days.
        • National

          99 USD/full
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 99 USD for the full programme and a duration of 42 days.
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