UX Design Foundations Online

Master the fundamentals of User Experience Design with Academy Xi’s new and improved Foundations Online course.


Our new online course is designed so students acquire a solid grounding in the principles and practices of User Experience Design and complete the creation of a portfolio piece.

This course will require between 30-50 hours to complete which covers all of the core principles and techniques that students need to know in a flexible and online format.

Students build their knowledge, expertise and competence via applied learning and industry case studies. Students benefit from updated course materials and a refreshed interface, including more original content and a more closely facilitated experience. Our industry expert tutors and mentors provide support throughout the course.

This course is for


  • There are no prerequisites required for this course! Students can pick up UX Design from a variety of professional and learning backgrounds and is open to anyone wanting to learn more about User Experience for professional or personal development.
  • Start today and gain industry-relevant UX skills at your own pace! This updated course is designed for students who prefer to learn flexibly on-the-go and can be studied around existing professional and lifestyle commitments.
  • Ideal grounding in this professionally in-demand skill set. Students can choose to expand on their learning by creating a fuller body of portfolio work or deepen their practice and skills with an advanced course as suits their career goals.


What you will learn

This course covers:

  • Introduction to User Experience Design
  • UX Principles and Process
  • Introduction to Research
  • Research Techniques
  • Interviews
  • Data and Identifying Patterns
  • Personas
  • Empathy Mapping
  • Customer Journey Maps – Basic and Detailed
  • Setting the Vision
  • Introduction to Service Design
  • From Strategy to Concept
  • User Flows and Stories
  • Features
  • Prototyping and Wireframes
  • Usability TestingInformation Architecture and Navigation
  • Form Design, Search, and Accessibility
  • Transitioning into User Experience Design
  • Preparing a portfolio piece

Career outcomes

This flexible, online course enables graduates to add valuable techniques to their career toolkit, making them more employable with in-demand skills. Completing this UX Design course can progress into a career as a:

  • UX, Experience or Interaction Designer
  • CX Designer
  • User Researcher
  • Information Architect
  • Product Designer

Course fees and details

01 Jul 2019 ~ 30 Jun 2025


30-50 hours over a six month max duration

$900 AUD
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