Module Overview

Content Management Systems

The module will impart the following learning to the students. • To develop the students’ skills and knowledge in creating simple dynamic web applications, which can query a database using a server-side programming language; • to provide the students with the basic knowledge of relational databases. • To implement a content management system 

Module Code

DMED H3018

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change

Browser-server interaction for dynamic web sites

The 3-tier client-server model

Relational Databases

• Theory of Databases• Overview of Relational Databases• Exporting, importing• Introduction to SQL

Overview of Content Management Systems

• Overview of content management systems• Setup/ Install and customisation of (wordpress/drupal) content management systems• Maintenance of content management systems

Customising Content Management System

Customisation of CMS• Administration (Roles, access, appearance)• Introduction to Themes, appearance, widgets, other elements of CMS• Linking blog with Social Media (facebook, twitter)

Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown %
Other Assessment(s)100