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User Experience Design Part-Time

General Assembly
  • Awarded by
    General Assembly
  • Qualification
    Short Course
  • Study Mode
    On Campus
  • Course Cost
    $5,000
  • Duration
    10 Week Part-Time OR 1 Week Intensive
  • Payment Option
    Payment planUpfront payment
  • Duration
    10 Week Part-Time OR 1 Week Intensive
  • Start Date
    Enquire now for upcoming start dates.
  • Location
    NSW | VIC
  • Career Outcomes
    UX Designer

overviewCourse Overview

Translate user wants and needs into intuitive digital experiences that power revenue, loyalty, and product success. Build confidence and credibility to tackle complex design problems on the job.

A part-time, 10-week course designed to teach students how to use the wants, behaviours, and needs of customers, to shape the functional design of everyday digital applications.

Created With a Focus on Real-World Relevance

Gain fluency with the core UX techniques needed to tap into a fast-growing field. GA’s design advisory board curates the best practices and innovative teaching approaches of our entire expert network to meet evolving employer demands. Their work ensures that students graduate ready to tackle the challenges they’ll face in the field.

Explore the Art and Science Behind Human-Computer Interaction

Applicable to a range of professional experiences — including new designers — this course dives deep into the UX design process, from user research and content strategy to wireframing, prototyping, and usability testing. Get hands-on experience with industry-leading platforms like Sketch and InVision and learn the nuances of effective design critique.

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What you'll learnWhat You'll Learn

Introduction to the user experience design process

  • Intro to UX
  • Intro to the design process
  • Intro to lo-fidelity prototyping
  • Feedback and Critique

Build a low fidelity prototype by using the tools and practices of user experience designers

  • User Research; Competitive Research; Synthesizing Research
  • Personas; User Goals; User Flows
  • Problem Statements
  • Paper Prototyping
  • Usability Testing Basics

Build a high fidelity prototype

  • User Stories
  • Feature Prioritization
  • Information Architecture; Navigation
  • Responsive/Native Design
  • Design Patterns; Wireframing
  • Visual Design Basics
  • High Fidelity Prototyping
  • Advanced Usability Testing

Refine

  • First Time User Experiences
  • Behavior Change

Present

  • UX Mini-Project
  • Final Presentations
  • Next Steps
  • Portfolios

Why study withWhy Study With General Assembly

Since 2011, General Assembly has transformed tens of thousands of careers through pioneering, experiential education in today’s most in-demand skills. When you learn web development, data, design, business, and more with GA, you get:

  1. Award-winning curriculum and expert instructors, on campus and online.
  2. A global, professional community of 40,000-plus full- and part-time alumni.
  3. Career results from leading-edge courses, with mentorship each step of the way.

Founded in New York City, General Assembly is creating a global community of individuals empowered to pursue work they love, by offering short-from upskilling programs through to 12 week immersive programs designed to help you land a role in the tech industry.

Courses can be taken on campus at locations in Sydney and Melbourne or virtually via a Live Online Remote Format.

Be part of a supportive community during every step of your learning journey and beyond!

At GA, you will have a dedicated student success producer, to guide you through the course and ensure you are supported throughout your journey. You will also have the opportunity to attend regular social events, to mingle with other students and alumni.

Where will it lead meWhere Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a User Experience Design Part-Time qualification from General Assembly.

Students will map out and execute the entire design process using techniques like wireframing, storyboarding, prototyping, as well as conducting user research. This is a hot, emerging field in the world of digital business and students will not only leave with a formal education, they'll also have a portfolio as proof of their new skill set.

  • UX Designer

How much will it costHow Much Will It Cost?

The fee for this course is $5,000.

General Assembly offers affordable payment options to help you start your studies sooner:

  • Make repayments through Study Loans
  • Make repayments through zipMoney
  • Or, pay your course fees upfront via credit card.

Pre-requisitesWhat You'll Need To Get In

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Campus locationsCampus Location

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

New South Wales

Sydney

Victoria

Melbourne
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