User Experience (UX) Design (Online Short Course)
Learn how to design delightful user experiences in partnership with designers and communications professionals. This UX design online course is ideal you for you if customers are key to your business and you want to design effectively for them. Learning will be informed by the lean method; you will start by examining users and exploring research techniques, the analysing and integrating user testing at every step of the design, to teach you powerful user experience design skills.
You will learn to sketch web experience working on a live brief, based on existing customer research, and you will also have the opportunity to apply what you have learned to your own projects
This is a practical course to help you design user-centered experiences efficiently, following lean methods. To get the most out of this course you will be expected to complete weekly homework assignments taking a minimum of 1.5 hours a week
- Fundamentals of lean UX design and agile processes
- Choosing the right research techniques for your project
- Core user research techniques
- Ways to do competitor research and site audits
- How to create data walls, personas, user journeys
- The basics of scenarios and story boards
- Interaction design principles
- Sketching (pen & paper) user interfaces
Really enjoyed the classes and was introduced to many new things. An excellent tutor, and lots of supporting docs/info too. Sometimes hard to find all time necessary to complete homework assignments - but I did enjoy them.
Simon - former student
By the end of this course you should be able to:
- Use a lean user experience process
- Plan your user research, choosing when and how to conduct it
- Analyse and use your research
- Research competitors and audit websites
- Create key design assets such as personas and user journeys
- Know the main use interaction design principles
- Sketch a user interface
Who Should Attend
This is ideal for you if you are a designer who wants to develop expertise in this in-demand area. It is perfect if you work as an account manager, marketer or communications professional who works with UX designers.
Level: Beginner. You should have some basic computer skills but do not need any previous UX experience.
Please note: This course is for learners aged 18 and over
Why choose an LCC Online Short Course
Our online learning short courses allow you to experience London College of Communication wherever you are in the world. Additionally all LCC Online Short Courses include;
- Live sessions with expert
- Lesson recordings
- Practical assignments
- Personal feedback
- VLE with course content
- Forums for support
- 3 months online access
- LCC Certificate upon completion
Please note that all courses are taught in UK time. To check and compare times please click here
Follow Up Courses
After you have completed this course you may want to put your ideas into practice with Web Design or get an in-depth introduction with Service Design and Innovation Intensive. You might also be interested in our classroom course taught at the College: User Experience: Lean Methodology
We also offer bespoke photography courses for groups, individuals and businesses. To find out more, visit our Customised Training page or view One-on-one Training: Experience Design: Digital and Physical case study.
Eden has an artistic career background and was fascinated by the internet since early childhood being a self-taught developer. She is passionate about digital design and development, holds a holistic view of the design and build processes as she’s got hands on experience with UX design as well as web development. She knows how systems work and the technologies behind them as well as what users want and need.
As the Head of Design and Innovation at King’s College London, she acts as the King's Online product owner, covering fully-online and blended programmes as well as online CPD courses King's is offering; responsible for the product design, strategy and roadmap and lead on cross-functional collaboration of the design, development, media and content teams.
Eden previously worked at University of the Arts London as the Academic Enterprise Digital Lead; responsible for UAL’s e-commerce section of the website and managed user experience design, search engine optimisation, systems integration and web development for UAL Short Courses Ltd. and the Language Centre.