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 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 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 : Introduction to UX Design

• Understanding User Needs
• Contextual Inquiry
• Persona Development
• User Scenarios
• Journey Mapping

Module 2 : Stakeholder Engagement

• Stakeholder Analysis
• Effective Communication
• Managing Expectations
• Collaboration Techniques
• Feedback Handling

Module 3 : Research Techniques

• Qualitative Research
• Quantitative Research
• Surveys and Questionnaires
• Data Analysis
• Usability Testing

Module 4 : Evaluation & Reporting

• Usability Metrics
• Analysing Feedback
• Iterative Design
• UX Reports
• Stakeholder Presentations

Module 5 : Design Principles

• Visual Hierarchy
• Colour Theory
• Typography
• Layout Principles
• Branding Strategies

Module 6 : Wireframing

  • Wireframing Tools
  • Low-Fidelity Wireframes
  • Information Architecture
  • Navigation Design
  • Iterative Testing

Module 7 : Prototyping

  • Prototype Types
  • Prototyping Tools
  • Interactive Prototyping
  • User Testing
  • Prototype Refinement

Module 8 : Presentation & Delivery

  • Presentation Skills
  • Storytelling Techniques
  • Design Documentation
  • Client Communication
  • Project Management

Module 9 : Application of UX

  • Industry Trends
  • UX Design Processes
  • Agile and Lean UX
  • Integrating UX into Development
  • Continuous Learning


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.

    Where is the Digital School of Marketing Head Office?

    Our head office is based in Randburg, Johannesburg. However, the marketing courses are available throughout South Africa and Internationally through online learning.

    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.

    Why choose the Digital School of Marketing?

    The Digital School of Marketing is fully accredited through the Media Information and Communication Technology (MICT) Sector Education and Training Authority (SETA). This means that the online digital marketing courses are specially designed for the digital industry. All industry benchmarks and standards have been met. Additionally, You can start studying the Basic Digital Marketing Course anytime during the year and the courses are available throughout South Africa.

    How old do I have to be to start a course at DSM?

    You have to be 17 years old to be eligible to start the Basic Digital Marketing Course, which provides the best digital marketing course in South Africa.

    What are the payment options available?

    There are many payment options available at the Digital School of Marketing. We offer discounts on full payments. Debit orders are available as well as structured payment plans with installments. – Studying Digital Marketing has never been this easy!

    When does the debit order run?

    The debit order runs for the Basic Digital Marketing course on the last working day of every month.

    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.

    Can My employers assist with payment for the course?

    Yes! – Please contact us for a customised quote for the basic digital marketing certification for your employers.

    Where Can I Study Digital Marketing Courses In Johannesburg?

    If you want to study digital marketing courses in Johannesburg, there are several options available. You can study in a classroom setting (such as at the University of the Witwatersrand) or – if flexibility is important to you – then going for an online option is your best bet.

    Where Can I Study Digital Marketing Courses In Pretoria?

    The digital marketing industry is skyrocketing and you need to be a part of it! If you’re on the hunt for digital marketing courses in Pretoria there are two options for you – either a classroom-based course or an online one such as the digital marketing courses on offer at the Digital School of Marketing.

    Where Can I Study Digital Marketing Courses In Durban?

    If you want to become a digital marketer or run your own business, you need digital marketing skills to promote your company. If you’re based in KwaZulu-Natal and are looking for digital marketing courses in Durban, in terms of face-to-face courses you should look at Pixel Craft Training. But if you’re looking for an online, anytime, anywhere course then the Digital School of Marketing is your best bet.

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    Marketing happens online now so marketers – who’ve been trained in traditional methodologies – need to upskill themselves with a digital marketing course. Are you looking for digital marketing courses in Port Elizabeth? If you are, you need to look into the Digital School of Marketing’s wide range of courses.

    Where Can I Study Digital Marketing Courses In Cape Town?

    When looking at digital marketing courses in Cape Town there are plenty of options to choose from. For instance, you could approach the AAA School of Advertising or Rosebank College as these institutions offer face-to-face classes. However, if you are looking for online options, try the Digital School of Marketing, we offer a wide range of courses.

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