In a nutshell
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.
A part-time, 10-week course designed to teach students how to use the wants, behaviours, and needs of customers, to shape the functional design of everyday digital applications.
Created With a Focus on Real-World Relevance
Gain fluency with the core UX techniques needed to tap into a fast-growing field. GA’s design advisory board curates the best practices and innovative teaching approaches of our entire expert network to meet evolving employer demands. Their work ensures that students graduate ready to tackle the challenges they’ll face in the field.
Explore the Art and Science Behind Human-Computer Interaction
Applicable to a range of professional experiences — including new designers — this course dives deep into the UX design process, from user research and content strategy to wireframing, prototyping, and usability testing. Get hands-on experience with industry-leading platforms like Sketch and InVision and learn the nuances of effective design critique.
What you’ll need
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Introduction to the user experience design process
- Intro to UX
- Intro to the design process
- Intro to lo-fidelity prototyping
- Feedback and Critique
Build a low fidelity prototype by using the tools and practices of user experience designers
- User Research; Competitive Research; Synthesizing Research
- Personas; User Goals; User Flows
- Problem Statements
- Paper Prototyping
- Usability Testing Basics
Build a high fidelity prototype
- User Stories
- Feature Prioritization
- Information Architecture; Navigation
- Responsive/Native Design
- Design Patterns; Wireframing
- Visual Design Basics
- High Fidelity Prototyping
- Advanced Usability Testing
- First Time User Experiences
- Behavior Change
- UX Mini-Project
- Final Presentations
- Next Steps
Why General Assembly?
Since 2011, General Assembly has transformed tens of thousands of careers through pioneering, experiential education in today’s most in-demand skills. When you learn web development, data, design, business, and more with GA, you get:
- Award-winning curriculum and expert instructors, on campus and online.
- A global, professional community of 40,000-plus full- and part-time alumni.
- Career results from leading-edge courses, with mentorship each step of the way.
Today’s complex, global economy requires a skilled workforce that can leverage technology to fuel success. General Assembly’s robust suite of courses includes all the fundamental pillars of innovation to give individuals and teams several options for growth and development. We offer programs in web development, data science and analysis, user experience design, digital marketing, product management, and more. Students can choose from a range of formats and modalities to help them best achieve their goals, including full-time, part-time, and short-form options — on campus, and online.
Courses can be taken on campus at locations in Sydney and Melbourne or virtually via a Live Online Remote Format.
Be part of a supportive community during every step of your learning journey and beyond!
At GA, you will have a dedicated student success producer, to guide you through the course and ensure you are supported throughout your journey. You will also have the opportunity to attend regular social events, to mingle with other students and alumni.