User Experience Design Course Overview
Identify User Needs
In this User Experience Design course, gain hands-on experience interviewing users, developing personas, and defining problems to be solved.
Create Intuitive Experiences
Design navigable layouts and components that solve your users' problems.
Develop Functional Prototypes
Use industry standard design tools like InVision to assemble and share clickable wireframes.
Earn a BrainStation User Experience Design Certificate
When you complete your course, you will earn a BrainStation certificate, which can boost your LinkedIn profile and resume, helping you stand out in the job market.
Master User Experience Design Tools
Your Final User Experience Design Project
To complete your User Experience Design certificate, you will develop and design a mobile application, from conception through to a clickable prototype — with your own UI scheme. The theme of your application can be part of the class project, or a topic of your choosing.
What You'll Learn
Learn From Industry Leading Guest Speakers
BrainStation students get access to exclusive guest lectures and panel discussion events led by some of the world's leading subject matter experts and professionals.
Recent Industry Guests
Head of EMEA at Shopify Plus
ECD at Wealthsimple
VP of Marketing at Chief
GM & VP of Product at Shopify
VP, Brand & Integrated Marketing at Refinery29
Senior Product Manager at The New York Times
Head, Shaping the Future of Media at World Economic Forum
Senior Data Scientist at Squarespace
SVP, Data Science and Engineering at Shopify
VP, Digital Strategy & Product at Chipotle
Co-founder and CEO at Wealthsimple
Chief Product Officer at Ellevest
Head of Marketing at Google
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The BrainStation Experience
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Taught by Instructors with experience working in the field, learn the most in-demand concepts, skills, and tools.
Gain Hands-On Experience
Work on projects in a collaborative setting to apply new concepts and techniques and develop your skills.
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Flexible Payment Options
BrainStation offers some of the most competitive payment options for digital learning, with a range of flexible plans and scholarship opportunities.
To learn more about course fees and payment options, view our course package.
Monthly Payment Plans
Split your tuition into smaller monthly payments.
Get your tuition reimbursed by your employer.
We offer a range of scholarships to make learning more accessible.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is the difference between UI and UX design?
UX design is the craft of making a user’s experience as effective, efficient, and pleasant as possible, especially when interacting with digital products. Essentially, it’s the process of designing products with the user in mind.
UI design, on the other hand, refers to all the visual design elements the users of a website, app, or piece of software (or mobile device, or even appliance) interact with. The "UI" in "UI design" stands for "user interface."
UI design, therefore, has a narrower focus than UX design, which concerns a user’s entire journey from beginning to end. These two specialties must work seamlessly together to create a strong user experience.
Will I earn a UX design certificate from this course?
Yes, when you complete the UX Design course, you’ll earn a BrainStation User Experience Design certificate, which can boost your LinkedIn profile and resume, helping you stand out in the job market when applying for UX, UI, and user research positions.
What payment options do you offer for UX design courses?
BrainStation offers some of the most competitive payment options for UX design training, with a range of flexible plans and scholarship opportunities.
Monthly payment installments
Allowing you to split your tuition into smaller monthly payments.
Get your tuition reimbursed by your employer.
We offer a range of scholarships to make learning UX design more accessible.
- Monthly payment installments
Are there any prerequisites for this UX Design course?
BrainStation’s UX Design course was created for those who are new to UI or UX design, and can be considered beginner-friendly. There are no set prerequisites for this course.
What kind of backgrounds do people have that take this course?
By enrolling in the UX Design course, you can expect to learn from an Instructor with experience in the UX and UI design field, and to collaborate with like-minded, ambitious professionals keen to boost their UX design skills.
From an educational point of view, 80 percent of learners at BrainStation have a post-secondary education, with 20 percent having earned a Master’s degree or PhD.
Professional backgrounds vary quite a bit, as an increasing amount of individuals – from development to marketing – are looking to add design know-how to boost their career toolkit.
What design tools do we learn?
Throughout the UX Design course, you will learn to work with design tools that will take your digital design skills to the next level.
Get hands-on experience with Sketch, Invision, Figma, and Zeplin. You’ll also have the chance to try out motion graphics, mood boards, and accessibility testers that will help you effectively plan a stimulating and inclusive design.
What kind of jobs will this course get me?
The following roles draw heavily on UX or UI design skills and can be entry-level, or more senior-level positions:
- UI Designer
- UX Designer
- Graphic Designer
- User Researcher
- Content Creator
Almost every company has a mobile app or desktop website to showcase their products and services. With each of these platforms comes an opportunity for UX designers to contribute their skills.
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