User Experience Design (UX)

Upcoming Course Dates

Monday February 24th, 2020 – Wednesday April 1st, 2020

Monday and Wednesday evenings, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

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Tuesday March 31st, 2020 – Thursday May 7th, 2020

Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

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Course fees

The course costs £1,350 (inc. VAT) per student.

A deposit of £150.00 (inc. VAT) reserves a space with the remainder of the course fees paid in three instalments (via direct debit) during the course.

Classes are limited to 8 students maximum.

Location

The courses take place in our studio in Shoreditch, London.

Experience Haus
Unit 4 – Galaxy House
32 Leonard Street
London
EC2A 4LZ

Other ways you can study User Experience Design with us.

Learn the fundamentals of user experience design by applying methods and tools onto a live project brief from a real startup.

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Design Thinking and Processes

• Learn the end-to-end design process using the latest methods and tools used by designers around the world.

• What is design thinking and how can you use it effectively to create good products.

• Gain a valuable understanding of why empathy is a key component of user-centred design.

User Research and Competitor Analysis

• Grasp effective and valuable user interview techniques, and how this helps with the product design process.

• Identify the right types of users to speak to and how to go about finding them.

• Discover the different types of user research you can and when you should use each of them.

UX Audits and Heuristic Evaluations

• Analyse less-than-perfect areas of a product to help identify points of improvement or where users are getting stuck in their journey.

• Learn how UX designers compare a digital product’s design to a list of predefined design principles.

• Decide which points of improvement provide the most value to your user and business.

Experience Mapping

• Understand how mapping user journeys can help surface pain points, bottlenecks and points of opportunity.

• What is your user thinking and feeling at certain points of the journey and how can you summarise this?

• Learn how to put together an experience map – a strong deliverable to present to stakeholders and clients.

User Stories and Problem Statements

• Learn how to write effective user stories to help drive an understanding of what success means for your user.

• Summarise your user research phase with strongly written problem statements and a clear hypothesis.

• Learn how to diagram user flows and how users will interact situations and decisions.

Ideation

• Learn why designers ideate in order to inspire new and better design solutions and products.

• Learn the process of ideation – generate a large quantity of ideas then cut down into the best, most practical or most innovative ones.

• Grasp key techniques that will help uncover unexpected areas of innovation.

Rapid Prototyping

• Learn how to use sketch out your ideas, user flows and early stage wireframes.

• Learn how to prepare effective rapid and lean prototypes in order to quickly demonstrate functionality and flow of a user journey.

• Learn how to effectively tie your user research findings into a concept/product.

Usability Testing

• Learn how to write task scenarios to help drive effective user testing sessions.

• Learn what insights are useful in order to shape your product further. Do users understand how to get to their end goal within your product? Do they get there?

• Learn how effectively provide and receive user feedback in in depth user testing sessions.

Our design studio allows for an open and creative learning environment. Classes are capped at 8 students maximum to allow plenty of mentoring from our instructors.

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Who is this course for?

The course is perfect for anyone who is looking to add user-centred design skills to their existing skillset.

Previous students include account managers, marketing executives, front-end developers, graphic designers and brand consultants.

Although there are no pre-requisites to take the course, having a keen interest in design definitely helps. There is no need to have any knowledge of particular software as you will be taught everything along the way.

Who will you be learning from?

Our wealth of hands-on workshops and courses aims to connect professionals with current practitioners in the industry culminating our philosophy: learn by doing. We work with an extensive network of 50 hands-on and highly skilled instructors.

Our product and business development workshops have been designed to ensure that attendees are able to apply their learnings right away in their respective jobs and companies. Our instructors have worked with various sized teams, from small startups to leading agencies and organisations such as Amazon, John Lewis, Huge, Matter Of Form, ustwo and more. You will be learning from the best in the field.

What our previous students have to say about this course:

Kathryn Samson

Freelance UX Designer

"I wanted to add to my design skill set with UX/UI design capabilities. I absolutely feel like i’ve now got all the tools I need to build my UX/UI design career. Because I’m continuing my work with the startup that I was paired with during the Product Design course, I’ll definitely continue to gain more experience and will also have a real case study for my portfolio."

Naomi Gorlov

UX Designer, BBC

"I really enjoyed collaborating and working with the other people on the course, but most of all I enjoyed getting the opportunity to experience all aspects of a project through working with a real company. I was able to make a real contribution by solving real problems which gave me invaluable experience."

Alvin Chan

UX Designer, Nitro

"Learning the relevant processes like experience mapping, user flows, and applying it to a live brief from a startup was really enjoyable. More often or not, a lot of these vocational courses ask you to apply what you learnt to a theoretical project that came from your own thinking, which frankly, isn’t enough."

Our partnerships with design recruitment companies provides useful and current industry career advice, portfolio and CV reviews and and a helping hand in finding your next design role.

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