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Course 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.

Learn the tools and techniques to design products that are equal parts useful, functional, and delightful. Focusing on both theoretical frameworks and practical applications, students in General Assembly’s User Experience Design course will develop a portfolio project of their choosing — receiving expert feedback along the way.

What you'll learn

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Discover how to identify, ideate, articulate, and develop design solutions for UX challenges
  • Describe how UX designers work with product managers, developers, and visual designers
  • Explore the current UX design landscape through relevant, real-world examples
  • Develop and document personas, journey maps, user flows, and annotated wireframes
  • Utilize industry-standard tools to propose and refine design decisions

Study method

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    Online delivery - online course content with the exception of assessments and work placement
  • Blended Blended info icon
    Blended delivery - both online course content and partial face to face requirements
  • In-class In-class info icon
    In class delivery - predominately face to face course content conducted at a specific location
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    Virtual Delivery - Live and interactive classroom-style learning conducted completely online

Duration study load

  • 10 weeks, part time

Entry requirements

This is a beginner-friendly program with no prerequisites, although many students are familiar with digital design concepts. Whether you’re new to the field or you’re looking to formalize your practice, our curriculum helps you gain fluency in end-to-end UX processes, tools, and documentation and put them to work for you, your company, and your career.

Our Admissions team can discuss your background and learning goals to advise if this course is a good fit for you.

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Course features

Engage in hands-on, project-based learning that’s designed to advance your career in UX design.

As a student, you’ll:

  • Explore new concepts and tools through expert-led lectures and discussions
  • Dive deeper into topics and techniques via interactive exercises and case studies
  • Receive individualized feedback and support from your instructional team
  • Apply what you’ve learned to create a portfolio project: a new or redesigned digital product experience

Assessment

For the User Experience Design final project, you will execute the UX design process from end to end, addressing a real-world problem by designing a new product or redesigning an existing one.

The final project culminates in a presentation that showcases:

  • Effective user research and personas
  • Thoughtful task analysis, user flows, and navigation
  • A full set of wireframes with clear annotation and attention to detail
  • A portfolio-ready design and project demo

Subjects

Core Units
Introduction to UX Design
User Research
Insights and Personas
Sketching
Feature Prioritization
And more!

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Payment options

  • Course price: $5,000 (inc GST)
  • General Assembly offers a variety of financing options, including deferred payment plans, 0% instalment plans and scholarships, so you focus on what counts — your education

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About General Assembly

Since 2011 General Assembly has built a community of more than 100,000 graduates worldwide that include the career change bootcamps & career advancement short-courses courses. General Assembly has been named one of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, a Fast Company World-Changing Idea, and the #1 Most Innovative Company in Education. Plus their programs are in the top rankings from Career Karma and Course Report.

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