User Experience Design Course

User Experience Design Course

Course Description

Explore the User Experience Design online short course at the Digital School of Marketing to gain comprehensive insights into user interactions with digital content. This UX design course program equips you with the knowledge and skills needed to design digital environments that effortlessly adapt to users’ evolving needs.

Throughout the course, you’ll delve into various aspects of UX research and design, learning how to collaborate effectively with stakeholders, conduct user tests, create wireframes, and develop prototypes. By mastering these techniques, you’ll become proficient in crafting intuitive and user-friendly digital experiences.

The curriculum includes an in-depth analysis of current trends in UX design, ensuring that you remain abreast of the latest industry developments. We’ll also provide guidance to help you map out your professional journey, enabling you to leverage your newfound skills for a successful career in UX design. Join us and unlock your potential to make a significant impact in the dynamic field of user experience.

What can you do with the online User Experience Design Course?

Design Digital Products: You’ll be able to design user-friendly websites, mobile apps, software interfaces, and other digital products that offer seamless experiences for users.

Improve Existing Products: With your understanding of UX principles, you can analyze and enhance the user experience of existing digital products, identifying pain points and implementing solutions for improvement.

Conduct User Research: You’ll learn how to conduct user research, gather insights into user behaviors and preferences, and use this data to inform design decisions.

Create Wireframes and Prototypes: You’ll be skilled in creating wireframes and prototypes, which are essential for visualizing and testing the functionality and usability of digital products before final development.

Start a Career in UX Design: Ultimately, completing a User Experience Design course can pave the way for a rewarding career in UX/UI design, interaction design, product design, or related fields within the digital industry.

Course duration:

5 – 8 months



Below is an exhaustive compilation of the course modules you will cover

Module 1: Foundations of User Experience (UX)

  • Engaging the emotions of the user
  • Information Architecture
  • User flows in UX design
  • Wireframes and sequence of wireframes
  • Prototyping and mock-ups
  • UX designer tasks and responsibilities

Module 2: Applications of UX (on an internet-based platform) design in business

  • Industries (e.g. banking, insurance, retail, health etc.)
  • Search engine optimisation and key-word planning

Module 3: UX development lifecycle

  • What is a UX development lifecycle?
  • Main stages in UX development life cycle

Module 4: Key graphic design principles in UI

  • Measuring Design
  • Creating a compelling visual flow

Module 5: Graphic design for front-end web development

  • Types of animation and how to use them
  • Vector design applications
  • The integration of image galleries within front-end web development
  • Automation in graphic design
  • The importance of light and visual weight in graphic design
  • The difference between raster and vectors artwork
  • Using the graphic tools to design a website that is responsive to the resolution of the device
  • Sourcing of royalty-free elements (Royalties related to the platform)

Module 6: Look and Feel

  • The Colour scheme
  • The importance of website content

Module 7: Graphic Typography

  • The significance of the Serif in typography
  • Sans-serif typefaces
  • Display typefaces

Module 8: Key concepts of visual design

The necessary concepts of visual design

  • Types of lines
  • Shapes
  • Texture
  • Colour
  • Grids


50% upfront discount for students funding the course privately

R11000total payment
  • Deposit R3200
  • R2600 (3 months)

R11000total payment
  • Deposit R2900
  • R1350 (6 months)

50% upfront discount for students funding the course privately


• QCTO – Quality Council for Trade and Occupations
• QLS – Quality Licence Scheme UK

How to Study

The User Experience Design Course, offered by the Digital School of Marketing, is delivered through an innovative online learning platform. This comprehensive program integrates both theoretical depth and practical application in advanced UX design techniques. Designed with flexibility in mind, you can begin the course at any time and progress through the material at a pace that suits your schedule. Plus, our dedicated student support system ensures that you receive assistance whenever needed, providing a seamless learning experience.

Your learning experience in user experience design will include:

  • Interactive Presentations: In-depth presentations for every module and topic, delving into advanced web design principles and techniques to enhance your skills.
  • Tailored Infographics: Captivating infographics tailored to emphasize crucial advanced concepts and learning objectives.
  • Engaging Video Content: Exclusive video materials crafted specifically for this course, aimed at enriching your understanding of intermediate and advanced subjects.
  • Accessible eBooks: Extensive eBooks accompanying each lesson, ideal for further study and reference outside of the online platform.
  • ‘Earn As You Learn’ Certification: Receive certificates upon completing each module, affirming your progressing expertise in UX design.
  • Comprehensive Assessments: Engage in formative assessments, multiple-choice questions, and comprehensive final assessments to reinforce and evaluate your comprehension. 

Upon enrolment in the UX – User Experience Design Course, you will receive:

  • Personalized Course Access: Unique login credentials granting access to the advanced course materials.
  • Continuous Student Assistance: Dedicated support available throughout your learning journey to address any questions or obstacles.
  • Module Achievement Certificates: Digital certificates awarded upon successful completion of each module, recognizing your achievements.
  • Comprehensive Course Certification: Upon finishing the course, you’ll obtain a comprehensive final certificate, accessible in electronic and printed formats, affirming your proficiency. 

This UX – User Experience Design Course is tailored for individuals aiming to enhance their skills in UX design, encompassing more intricate design methodologies, coding practices, and user-centric approaches. It’s designed to equip you with the expertise needed for professional advancement in the dynamic field of user experience design.

What makes us different?

  • We have long been established in the Digital Marketing and design industry
  • We are QCTO Accredited
  • We are BEE compliant
  • Courses are internationally transferable

What makes us different?

We have long been established in the Digital Marketing and design industry

We are SETA registered

We are BEE compliant

Courses are internationally transferable

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is UX design, and why is it important?

    UX design focuses on creating meaningful and user-centric experiences for digital products. It’s essential because it directly impacts user satisfaction, retention, and overall success of a product.

    Who is this course suitable for?

    This course is suitable for anyone interested in advancing their skills in UX design, including beginners looking to enter the field, professionals seeking to enhance their expertise, and entrepreneurs aiming to improve their digital products.

    What will I learn in this course?

    Throughout the course, you’ll learn advanced UX design principles and techniques, including user research, wireframing, prototyping, usability testing, and more. You’ll also gain insights into industry trends and best practices.

    Do I need any prior experience in UX design?

    While prior experience in UX design is beneficial, it’s not required. This course is designed to cater to learners of all levels, from beginners to experienced professionals, providing a comprehensive foundation in UX design principles and methodologies.

    How long does the course take to complete?

    The course duration varies depending on your pace and availability. On average, students complete the course within a few months. However, you have the flexibility to progress through the material at your own speed.

    Will I receive a certificate upon completion?

    Yes, upon successful completion of each module, you’ll receive digital certificates acknowledging your achievements. Additionally, you’ll obtain a comprehensive final certificate upon finishing the course.

    Is there ongoing support available during the course?

    Yes, dedicated student support is available throughout your learning journey to assist with any questions or challenges you may encounter. Our team is committed to ensuring you have a rewarding and seamless learning experience.

    Is there student support?

    There is student support available from Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm, at the college with trained assessors and facilitators to assist you in your marketing studies. Contact our trained digital marketing assessors to assist in your marketing learning journey.

    If I choose the debit order option, will I be billed more than the monthly course instalments?

    No. You will only be billed for the monthly course instalment.

    Can I freeze my debit order?

    No. Your debit order runs automatically after the first payment is charged.

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