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Diploma in User Experience & User Interface (UX/UI) Design

Explore your creative side

Duration:
11 weeks, one evening per week,
(6.30pm-9.30pm)
Start Date:
20th July 2022
Days:
Wednesday
Certification:
IBAT DIPLOMA
Reference Code:
OIBUXUIDP
Normal Price:
Online: €940
On-Campus: €1200

This course is starting in July 2022. Apply now!

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Our world is changing, and technology is an essential part of our daily routines. From buying products to paying bills, we carry out many activities online through our various devices.


This course will
:

  • Teach you the tools and methods to solve real problems and craft functional, reliable and enjoyable products.
  • Allow you to critically evaluate usability goals and principles of interface design.
  • Teach you to identify users’ needs on interactive products by applying conceptual and practical tools, including human cognition and behaviour patterns.
  • Teach you to plan and develop a design process, from inception to deployment, to improve the usability of interactive products.
  • Teach you user interface design conceptual and practical tools and techniques to improve user experience.

Course Overview

The Diploma in User Experience & User Interface (UX/UI) Design is a 11-week learning journey that introduces UX/UI main concepts, theories, and practical tools and techniques, developing a critical approach to interactive products from a user-centred perspective.

While still a relatively new profession, UX/UI is a fast-growing career with many opportunities in various industries. Due to the centrality of interactive technologies to business success, UX/UI design skills can be applied to virtually any company.

Learners will learn how to identify and match users’ needs with business and usability goals and apply conceptual and practical knowledge to solve real-world problems in interface design.  Specific topics addressed in the programme include: design thinking, human-centred design, accessibility / inclusiveness, the psychology of design, the processes and methods of design, interfaces, style and aesthetics, user evaluation and review. 

On successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  1. Critically evaluate usability goals and principles of interface design.
  2. Identify users’ needs on interactive products by applying conceptual and practical tools, including human cognition and behaviour patterns.
  3. Plan and develop a design process, from inception to deployment, to improve the usability of interactive products.
  4. Evaluate user interface design conceptual and practical tools and techniques to improve user experience.

Assessment

The module assessment strategy is aligned to demonstrate the achievement of the module learning outcomes. The assessment strategy combines an individual continuous assessment (30%) and an individual supervised project (70%). They are both designed to evaluate learners' understanding of the theoretical and conceptual models introduced throughout the module, as well as their application within a real-life scenario.

What is a Professional Diploma?

An IBAT Professional Diploma is a focused, short duration practical course that consolidates, upskills and/or reskills learners in a professional area. They are stand-alone qualifications  that do not lead to an award on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).

Career Opportunities

Possible careers within this field include:

While still a relatively new profession, UX/UI is a fast-growing career with many opportunities in various industries. Due to the centrality of interactive technologies to business success, UX/UI design skills can be applied to virtually any company.

UX/UI design is a fast-growing field and noted by LinkedIn as one of the top 10 most in-demand hard skills that companies need, currently in Ireland the median for a UX/UI designer salary is €50,000 per year, while senior designers can earn €80,000+.

In addition to providing a solid foundation in professional UX/UI design, this diploma course will also equip graduates with career-boosting skills for pursuing opportunities in areas such as the following:

  • Web content creation
  • Digital, email and social media marketing
  • eCommerce and Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
  • Front-end software development

Creative employment in Ireland is growing by 23% year on year, according to GoStudy Consulting and EdTech.

According to Gempool, Ireland's UX/UI talent pool has been gradually rising, with a 7% increase in the overall number of UX/UI Designers in 2019 compared to the previous year.

Academic Progression Opportunities

Learners who graduated with this Diploma and are interested in furthering their study in the area of web development are eligible to progress onto the more Diploma in Web Design and Advanced Diploma in Front End Development.

Entry Requirements

No prior academic qualification or professional experience is required.

You will require access to a standard laptop or desktop computer and a broadband Internet connection.

How to Apply

Click on ‘Enquire Now’ or ‘Apply Now’ to reserve your place or enquire more about this course.

You can also book a one to one with one of our course specialists by calling us at:  +353 1 8075 055  or emailing us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We also have flexible payment plans, please ‘Enquire Now’ or call us to discuss your options or visit the college anytime and our course specialists will be more than willing to discuss any queries you may have.

On-Campus or Online – you decide

This course will be delivered in a HYBRID manner.
What does Hybrid mean?
The classes for Online and On-Campus students are delivered at the same time and by the same lecturer.
Why choose On-Campus over Online?
Flexibility – you can attend lectures Online or On Campus, offering maximum flexibility with your time and how you learn.

Online Study

  • No geographic restrictions. Study wherever you are in the world
  • Lower fees and reduced costs on accommodation, transport etc
  • Flexible schedule and self-paced learning
  • Ideal for working professionals
  • Opportunity to interact with learners across the globe
  • Live sessions with mentors to address any student questions or queries
  • Access to all recorded sessions

Student Benefits

Discover the additional support services and facilities we have to help you thrive; from IT Labs, a Career Service, Networking Evenings and more..

Part-time Courses

IBAT offer a range of part time courses in the areas of Business, Management, Marketing, Finance and ICT.

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