Why UX Design Institute?
Get the skills to Build a rewarding career in User Interface (UI) Design
The gold standard in UX education
Who Is This UX Design Professional Diploma Course For?
The Professional Certificate in UI Design is credit-rated by Glasgow Caledonian University. It covers the principles and basic techniques you need to become a certified UI professional.
This certificate is perfect for:
What Will you Learn in this UI Design Certificate course
Understand the role of the UI designer and why good UI matters.
Discover how to infuse a brand’s personality into any design.
Acquire the fundamentals of layout: grids, alignment and space.
Guide users through your interface using the principles of design.
Explore the various components that make a design interactive.
Understand the importance and power of typography in design.
Discover the role of colour, shapes and effects in UI design.
Identify how to use icons, illustrations and images to maximum effect.
Learn how an interface goes from sketches to a polished interface.
Learn how to prepare designs for presentation and handover.
Develop your UI portfolio through a series of step-by-step activities.
Work on your designs using industry tools: Figma, Adobe XD, or Sketch.
Become a Certified UI Design Professional
- University-rated & industry-validated international certification
- 24/7 access to the online course content with live support
- Ongoing mentor support
- 3 or 6-month study duration options
- Time investment: 3-5 hours per week
- No exam, course work only
- Career learning and ongoing career development support
- Industry webinars and insights
- UX Design Institute is responsible for the online delivery and support to the students
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Frequently Asked Questions
Our application process is tailored to an individual basis and our Educational Advisors will work with you throughout your journey.
You don’t need experience in design or technology to enrol in this diploma course.
When deciding whether we are the right fit for each other, key elements such as background experience and commitment levels need to be assessed.
Our applicants come from various backgrounds including project management, development, graphic design or product management – therefore expertise in technology or design may benefit but isn’t mandatory when applying!
MOTIVATION & COMMITMENT
Most important though is dedication – studying any of the professional qualifications involves hard work which would pay off only if supported by commitment and vigour on your part while being backed up by the Institute every step along your educational path.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
You need to be comfortable learning in English. All video lessons, course materials, webinars, correspondence and the final exam are delivered in English.
With our program, you can tailor your learning experience to best suit your availability.
1. Structured path
Our 3-month structured path will give you deadlines and video lessons each month along with a monthly mentor-hosted webinar for added guidance.
2. Self-directed path
Alternatively, take the self-directed approach – complete course materials at any pace within 6 months of enrollment while still having access to all the same resources as on the structured path.
Yes. Practical work is a huge part of the course.
You will complete an assignment which involves a series of practical exercises to give you hands-on experience in UI design. This assignment showcases your skills, your mindset and your experience.
It’s something you can showcase to prospective employers to demonstrate the skills you’ve acquired during the course.
Yes. Our mentors are some of the best and brightest UX professionals out there. They will be your trusted companion as you make your way through the course, inspiring and motivating you every step of the way.
You will be able to join them for their monthly webinars where they’ll answer any questions or review projects to ensure a successful learning and practical experience!
The UK higher education system is internationally renowned for its excellent standards. Our courses are all credit-rated by Glasgow Caledonian University, a highly-rated UK university.
The Professional Certificate in UI Design is allocated 12 credits at Level 7 on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework.
For guidance, please review the Certification Equivalents Table.
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