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UX UI Design: Elevate

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Online

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10 weeks, part-time

19 Oct 2020 - 23 Dec 2020

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$3,000

Course overview

Complement your existing professional expertise and boost your career with in-demand skills in User Experience Design (UX), User Interface Design (UI), Design Thinking and Human-Centred processes.

The demand for UX UI Designers is booming across all industries, with an expected market growth of 18.9 % by 2024. This online course will equip you with a solid toolkit of UX Design frameworks, and introduce you to UI Design concepts, so you can craft useful, usable, and slick digital products.

Packed with industry-relevant content:

  • Combined UX and UI Design for increased employability
  • Receive trusted, industry-recognised credentials
  • 60-80 hours of content and activities along 10 weeks
  • Premium material built in-house by experts 
  • Learn on our engaging learning platform

A highly supported experience: 

  • Fortnightly live video sessions with mentor and classmates
  • 1:1 sessions with your mentor for tailored support 
  • Entire teams dedicated to your support 

The best way to learn is by doing:

  • Get practical experience that you can immediately use in your job 
  • Work on various activities throughout the course
  • Create a compelling set of UX UI Design artefacts
  • Build your portfolio on a project of your choice

A social and collaborative learning environment:

  • Cohort-based: go through the course at the same pace as all other students  
  • Collaborate with your classmates on UX UI Design projects, grow together, and make lifelong friends

Course timeframe

This course takes approximately 60-80 hours over 10 weeks. This timeframe includes getting through the learning materials, attending live video sessions, participating in 1:1 mentoring sessions, completing the course activities, developing your personal project, and communicating with your peers and mentor.

What you'll learn

  • Familiarise yourself with the background, core concepts, terminology, and applications of UX Design
  • Get introduced to presentation skills in preparation for your final project
  • Week 1 project tasks
  • Learn how to define your problem statement and be introduced to three project methodologies: Waterfall, Lean, and Agile
  • Launch the start of your personal project by initiating user research
  • Week 2 project tasks
  • Continue your research analysis by learning how to write a user interview script
  • Get accustomed to different interview techniques including 1:1 interviews, surveys, and qualitative analysis
  • Undertake competitor analysis and draw insights from the data collected
  • Week 3 project tasks
  • Comprehend the difference between empathy and affinity mapping and use your data to construct a user persona/archetype
  • Discover how to formulate an end-to-end customer journey
  • Week 4 project tasks
  • Learn how to construct a page’s information architecture by defining your content’s hierarchy
  • Develop a content strategy
  • Explore UX copywriting and construct basic copy for your product
  • Week 5 project tasks
  • Understand the features and user flows of your digital product and develop your concept card (from strategy into concept)
  • Brainstorm and map out a basic Minimum Viable Product (MVP)
  • Develop best practice and sketch your digital product’s interface and user task flows
  • Explore visual design concepts to implement into your product
  • Week 6 project tasks
  • Grasp the basics behind wireframing and how to construct a prototype
  • Be introduced to UX Design software including Adobe XD, Sketch, and UXPin
  • Week 7 project tasks
  • Discover how your designs are performing by conducting a usability test
  • Adjust and pivot your design solution based on insights and data obtained from your test
  • Week 8 project tasks
  • Familiarise yourself with the background, core concepts, terminology, and applications of UI Design
  • Visually communicate your design solution through carefully selected layout and visual hierarchy
  • Explore and implement typography, colour, and responsive design into your UX Design solution
  • Implement brand guidelines, web conventions, and accessibility practices within your project
  • Understand the relationship between UX, UI, and the overall design pipeline
  • Week 9 project tasks
  • Finalise your project and prepare your final project presentation
  • Uncover the future of UX and potential opportunities for UX UI Design roles
  • Week 10 project tasks: Submit your portfolio and do your presentation

Who this course is for

There are no prerequisites for this course. It is ideal for:

  • Anyone looking for a mentor-led course with in-depth coverage of UX Design and an introduction to UI Design
  • Anyone looking for a practical online course where they can develop a project/portfolio to scheduled deadlines and in line with industry-standards
  • Students who want the convenience and flexibility of online learning delivery, with the benefits of regular support in live video sessions

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