UX Design Course Overview
Identify User Needs
In this online UX Design course, learn best practices for 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 UX 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 UX Design Tools
Your Final UX Design Project
To complete your UX Design certificate, you will develop and design a digital experience, 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
CEO at Hootsuite
Head of Remote at GitLab
ECD at Wealthsimple
SVP, Data Science and Engineering at Shopify
Head, Shaping the Future of Media at World Economic Forum
VP of Marketing at Chief
Head of Marketing at Google
Senior Product Manager at The New York Times
Head of EMEA at Shopify Plus
Head of Industry at Facebook
VP of Product Innovation at Verizon
Sharmeen Browarek Chapp
Vice President of Community at Twitch
Vice President at AWS
UX Design Lead at Google
VP, Brand & Integrated Marketing at Refinery29
Lead Product Designer at Headspace
Chief Design Officer at Airbnb
VP of Digital & Cybersecurity Solutions at Mastercard
Co-founder and CEO at Wealthsimple
Head of Business Marketing, North America at Twitter
VP, Digital Strategy & Product at Chipotle
Chief Talent Officer at Shopify
Chief Product Officer at Ellevest
GM & VP of Product at Shopify
Senior Data Scientist at Squarespace
Vice President & Head of Harry's Labs
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Step Into Your Virtual Classroom
BrainStation's online UX course provides an unmatched online learning experience, with a world-class learning platform, engaging live classes that emphasize collaboration and feedback, and comprehensive training and development resources.
Work together with fellow professionals in your class by splitting out into breakout rooms. This core part of our classroom experience allows you to get to know your classmates better and dive deeper on hands-on projects.
Online Live is powered by BrainStation's state-of-the-art learning management system. Seamlessly attend live lectures, access course content, work on projects, and more from any device.
What Our Students Are Saying
What our students say
The highlight was definitely the people. I think that's what makes the class so special.
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Join a Community of World-Class Professionals
When you take a BrainStation course, you are learning with the very best. Enroll today to tap into a global network of instructors and students at some of the most innovative organizations in the world.
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.
Please be advised: all scholarships must be approved and applied prior to enrollment in a BrainStation course or program.
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 Figma, InVision, and more. 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.