User Experience Design [Part-time]

A 10 week part-time course in User Experience Design

Duration
10 weeks | Thursday Evenings & 2 Saturdays
Location:
Paintworks, Bristol
Fees
£2,450 inc. VAT
Dates:
14th May - 16th July 2020 & 10th September - 12th November 2020
Want to give it a try? Attend one of our free Taster Workshops on 6th Feb, 23rd Apr, 7th Jul

Our part-time User Experience Design (UXD) course will teach you all the key skills required to research, define, design and develop digital services based upon user-centred design principles.

The programme’s industry informed curriculum will teach you how to approach problems creatively in order to design the next generation of great apps, websites, and digital products whilst preparing you to pursue opportunities to work as a User Experience Designer.

Course overview:

  • 10 week part-time curriculum
  • Thursday evenings + 2 full Saturdays
  • Additional homework & project work
  • Content ratio 30% theory > 70% practical
  • Classroom based with expert instructors

Students will be taught the fundamentals of User Centred Design and learn to validate ideas by looping through the design process starting with User Research, Rapid Prototyping, User Testing and Iteration.

You will also be introduced to industry standard creative software tools and working processes whilst working on a real ‘live’ client brief.

Alongside this practical application of learned skills and techniques – you will be able to demonstrate your ability to successfully manage a project from concept to launch; combining commercially sought after skill-sets – through the application of research, design and technical development.

Students will finish the course competent in:

  • Research & Analysis methods
  • Understanding of UX best practice
  • UX processes – Research & analysis methods
  • User/Human-centred design processes
  • Information architecture
  • Creative software tools
  • Visual design principles
  • User Interface (UI) components & design patterns
  • Wireframing, low-fidelity mockups & rapid prototyping
  • Identifying front-end web technologies (Note: This course is not a web development course)
  • Project management, workflow & handover processes
  • Usability testing & validation

 

 

Our part-time User Experience (UX) Design course has been developed to help anyone looking to up-skill or change career and move into the ever increasing number of roles in UX Design. 

It is aimed at people looking to learn the ‘mindset’ and application of User Experience Design to digital projects (both agency and client-side) –  and to gain a deeper understanding of the methods, tools and processes of working as a UX Designer.

This programme would be useful for anyone hoping to expand their knowledge of UX Design methodologies, tools and processes.

This course is ideal for:

Career changers
Marketers
Graphic/Interface Designers
Project and account managers
Entrepreneurs

This is by no means an exhaustive list.

Rebecca Taylor – @miikopiiko

User experience consultant. Founder .

 

Ollie Francis – @olliefrancis

User experience consultant focused on strategy, design and impact.  Founder .

May Start – Dates:

  • Thursday 14th May – 18:30 – 21:30
  • Thursday 21st May – 18:30 – 21:30
  • Thursday 28th May – 18:30 – 21:30
  • Thursday 4th June – 18:30 – 21:30
  • Thursday 11th June – 18:30 – 21:30
  • Thursday 18th June – 18:30 – 21:30
  • Thursday 25th June – 18:30 – 21:30
  • Saturday 27th June – 9:30 – 17:30
  • Thursday 2nd July – 18:30 – 21:30
  • Saturday 4th July – 9:30 – 17:30
  • Thursday 9th July – 18:30 – 21:30
  • Thursday 16th July – 18:30 – 21:30

September Start – Dates:

May Dates:

  • Thursday 10th September – 18:30 – 21:30
  • Thursday 17th September – 18:30 – 21:30
  • Thursday 24th September – 18:30 – 21:30
  • Thursday 1st October – 18:30 – 21:30
  • Thursday 8th October – 18:30 – 21:30
  • Thursday 15th October – 18:30 – 21:30
  • Thursday 22nd October – 18:30 – 21:30
  • Saturday 24th October – 9:30 – 17:30
  • Thursday 29th October – 18:30 – 21:30
  • Saturday 31st October – 9:30 – 17:30
  • Thursday 5th November – 18:30 – 21:30
  • Thursday 12th November – 18:30 – 21:30

 

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