Extension studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is:
The student can set-up, add plugins, and manage themes for a CMS (Wordpress)
Learning to use typical web-site management tools like PhpMyAdmin and cPanel

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to
be able to set-up and modify a CMS
The student should understand the separation of structure and content
The student should be able to integrate other online-services with Wordpress.

Course contents

Introduction to Wordpress
Installation & administration
Planning and creating a customer use-case specification
Purpose and structure of a CMS
Managing web site content
Themes and customization
Social media integration

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Introduction to Web Design

Recommended or required reading

PHP and SQL specifications
Online documentation and standards
Videoresources and learning platforms (eg. Lynda)
Course litterature is in electronic formats

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 20 hours
  • Practical exercises - 10 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 43 hours
  • Individual studies - 40 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:
Course project accepted within assigned timeframe


Biström Dennis


Biström Dennis

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

Course and curriculum search