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User Experience Design: Transform

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Online

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10 weeks, full-time

12 Oct 2020 - 18 Dec 2020

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Real client projects & job guarantee

Course overview

Land a job in UX Design – guaranteed* and transform your future with this innovative and career-focussed course.

The demand for UX Designers is booming across all industries, with over 1,600 jobs on offer each month, and a market size expected to grow by almost 20%. This comprehensive online course will equip you with the full spectrum of theoretical and practical skills required in a well-rounded UX Designer. 

Job Guarantee*:

  • Enter the course a beginner and land a job after graduation – guaranteed* 
  • Master the full spectrum of theoretical and practical skills 
  • 180 days of personalised employment support and career guidance
  • Showcase your work to industry experts and recruiters
  • Expand your UX Design network and be part of an active community 

A truly comprehensive and supported online course:

  • Hundreds of hours of content and activities along 10 weeks 
  • Daily live video sessions: your instructor takes you through the course material 
  • No need to go through a learning platform
  • Entire teams dedicated to your support 

Get the practical experience employers are looking for:

  • Forget case studies: work on three real, live client projects 
  • Manage stakeholders and deadlines – just like in a real UX job
  • Build your professional portfolio 
  • Receive trusted, industry-recognised credentials

A highly social and collaborative learning environment:

  • Replicate the collaborative approach of a real UX Design job
  • Connect with classmates, grow together, and make lifelong friends
  • Delve into specific topics and ask questions to your instructor in daily live video sessions 

*T&Cs apply

Course timeframe

PHASE 1: LEARN AND PRACTICE (WEEK 1 to 3)

Go through the key UX and Human-Centred Design concepts with your instructor; complete practical activities, attend virtual field trips and external workshops.

PHASE 2: REAL CLIENT PROJECTS (WEEKS 4 to 9)

Work in groups to solve UX Design challenges for three real clients. Implement your skills and build assets for your portfolio.

PHASE 3: CAREER SUPPORT (FROM WEEK 11)

Industry Showcase preparation and attendance. Build your job search strategy, create a powerful CV, LinkedIn profile and portfolio. Practice for interviews.

What you'll learn

  • Introduction to design thinking: definition, process, best practice examples
  • UX Design overview: definition, processes and principles
  • The difference between UX, CX, UI, Service Design 
  • Design bootcamp 
  • The Double Diamond framework
  • Problem statements and how to structure them
  • Virtual field trip
  • Research: research techniques and how to conduct them 
  • Human-Centred Design workshop
  • Guerilla interviews
  • Affinity mapping
  • Empathy mapping
  • Personas
  • Ideation and storyboarding
  • Virtual field trip
  • Customer journey maps
  • MVP, features and flows
  • Human-Centred Design workshop
  • Information architecture
  • Design systems
  • Wireframing
  • Usability testing
  • Human-Centred Design workshop

Our live client projects give you the opportunity to apply newly learned skills and build your portfolio by working with three real, live clients. In small groups, and under the guidance of your highly experienced UX instructor and mentor, implement all the tools you’ve learned and practice your soft skills such as negotiation and stakeholder management. We’ll set up an environment that mirrors most commercial practices to ensure you gain relevant, practical, in-demand experience. 

  • Consult with clients to understand their goals and requirements
  • Apply UX Design principles and practices to real-life projects, producing professional portfolio work
  • Confidently manoeuvre the diverse needs and mindsets of stakeholders and customers
  • Present UX Design solutions and processes to clients

To ensure you’re prepared to head into the UX Design industry, now is the time to finalise your portfolio, finesse your resume and LinkedIn profile, and prepare for interviews.

  • Week 10: Industry Showcase event preparation and attendance: finalise your professional portfolio, pitch yourself, mentor rounds, strengthen your LinkedIn and CV. Course graduation.
  • Week 11 to 26: Build your job search strategy, develop career-focussed soft skills, and get career guidance as you go through real job interviews.

Who this course is for

There are no prerequisites required for this course. This course is specifically designed for students aspiring to land a coveted role in UX Design. It is ideal for:

  • Students who want to acquire a job quickly without going to uni/college
  • Students who want a highly supported experience with daily video sessions
  • Anyone interested in becoming a UX Designer or applying UX to a business or startup

Career outcomes

After graduating from this UX Design Transform course, you can apply for jobs such as:

  • UX Designer
  • User Researcher
  • CX Designer
  • UX Information Architect
  • Similar Human-Centred Design roles

Our students work with the best

Our students' success stories

Academy Xi has a 4.2 score out of 5, rated by 2323 students.

Other disciplines you might be interested in

UX UI DESIGN
USER INTERFACE DESIGN
SERVICE DESIGN
GRAPHIC DESIGN

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