UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (UCT)

User Experience Design online short course

Course starts 12 February 2018

Course information

Registration Closes:
6 February 2018
Course Starts:
12 February 2018
Length:
10 weeks online
Effort:
10 - 12 hours per week
Price:
ZAR R12,900Options Available
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
6 February 2018
Course Starts:
12 February 2018
Length:
10 weeks online
Effort:
10 - 12 hours per week
Price:
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Introduction

Industry experts have predicted user experience will overtake price and product as the key brand differentiator by 2020.1

You’ll need to focus on relevant trends with an online UX design course if you want to deliver UX design skills that match evolving consumer habits and give your organisation the competitive edge.

You have the opportunity to set yourself apart as a UX designer. Master UX design fundamentals like wireframing and prototyping, and expand your knowledge of the aesthetics that affect user experience design with an online UX design course that is geared to only giving you the most relevant techniques.

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What will set you apart

This UX design course will add credibility to your UX designer CV by teaching you to:

  • Elevate the customer experience by learning to anticipate future needs and adopt efficient practices 
  • Deliver creative solutions by injecting purpose and empathy into everything you create by optimising your knowledge
  • Produce a return on investment for your business and a steady foundation for your brand with your optimised skill set
  • Manage the stakeholders you’re accountable to, backed by a UCT certificate you’ll receive upon successful completion of this online UX design course
IAB UCT Social Media online course accreditation As members of the IAB we strive to ensure that all of our courses are aligned with the latest industry best practices and procedures.

Course curriculum

This UX design course will help you become recognised as an industry-expert UX designer with in-demand skills to create engaging products and designs. Each week you’ll tackle a new module, giving you maximum flexibility to work in your own free time.

  • Orientation Module: Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Course Module 1: Introduction to UXD
  • Course Module 2: Building a Product Use Context
  • Course Module 3: Outcomes and stakeholder management
  • Course Module 4: Research and evidence gathering
  • Course Module 5: Evaluation, alignment and reporting
  • Course Module 6: The aesthetics of user experience
  • Course Module 7: Wireframing
  • Course Module 8: Prototyping
  • Course Module 9: Presentation and delivery of a UX study
  • Course Module 10: Brave New World: UX in practice

Earn a certificate from the University of Cape Town (UCT)

On completion of this course you earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market.
Disclaimer: The visual representation of the certificate here serves as an exemplar, and may be subject to change at the discretion of the University.

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“Online learning was flexible and accessible. The most fun aspect was the discussion forum; it was fantastic and I loved sharing with my fellow students. Do not underestimate the value of doing a short course, the feeling of achievement when you complete each assignment is fantastic.”

— MARCUS FILLER, USER EXPERIENCE DESIGN ONLINE SHORT COURSE

Your teaching team

At GetSmarter, we improve lives through better education. One of the ways that we achieve this is by bringing rich industry context to an academic environment through our expert facilitation and engagement. We work with university faculty and industry experts to provide a practical, industry lens on the world's leading university subjects.

Readiness test

This Readiness Test will help you assess your preparedness for this course by asking you a few quick questions relating to time management, technological requirements, your expectations, and the subject matter level - to help you confirm that this online course is the right fit for you.

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When do I start?

Our next available short course starts 12 February 2018.

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