Certificate Course in Web Development with PHP and MySQL

The aim of this course is to provide students with the required theoretical knowledge and practical skills on basic web development concepts based on PHP and MySQL in compliance with international and industry standards.

Target Group & Entry Requirement

  • The participants should have at least two passes in GCE A/L Examination
  • At least 6 months of work experience in an IT related field

Course Outline

  • World Wide Web
  • Building blocks of PHP
  • PHP Basics
  • Object oriented programming with PHP
  • Database concepts with MySQL
  • Sessions and Cookie Handling
  • Building a client
  • Web Security
  • Your first framework
  • Scaling
  • Building a blog

Duration : Twelve days of 4 hour sessions (48 hrs)

Location : Faculty of Information Technology, University of Moratuwa

Course Fee :Rs. 20 000 /= per participant

Tentative Dates

From 9.00 AM to 1.00 PM on 12 consecutive Sundays. Starting date will be notified after the registration. The course will accommodate 30 participants.

Assessment Scheme

  • Examination 60%
  • Lab Assignments 40%

*Minimum 40% of each component should be obtained.

Performance Criteria

The Certificate will indicate the performance as one of

  • “Distinction” (>=75%),
  • “Pass with Merit” (55-74%),
  • “Pass” (40-54%).

A letter of participation will be issued to the participants who have more than 75% of attendance.


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