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Are you curious about how UX design shapes the world around you?
User experience (UX) refers to any interaction a user has with a product or service. UX design considers all the different elements that shape this experience, and how it makes the user feel. Be it an easy-to-navigate website or an ergonomic kettle, UX design can make or break the success of a business or brand. Whether you want to excel at your current job or embark on a brand new career path, understanding the fundamentals of UX is crucial in today’s market. Our one-month Fundamentals Course will give you a comprehensive introduction to this fascinating—and highly important—field.
UX Fundamentals: Your comprehensive introduction to UX design
Approx. 1 month completion time
Approx. 7 months completion time
Approx. 2 months completion time
Are you keen to get to grips with user experience, but not quite ready to jump in at the deep end? Our UX Fundamentals Course provides a thorough yet manageable introduction to all things UX. In one month, you’ll learn about each aspect of the UX design process, gain insight into the industry, and learn the key methods and approaches used by UX professionals. As a member of the CareerFoundry community, you’ll be fully supported every step of the way: receive hands-on feedback and guidance from expert mentors and tutors, and share your journey with fellow CareerFoundry students.
Ready to delve deeper into UX design? Check out our Certified UX Designer Course: the complete package you need to start a career in UX.
The course was superb, interesting, challenging and exactly what I needed to give me the confidence to “rebrand” myself. It has led on to a great new job as a UX junior and has opened many doors for my understanding of technology of the future.
UX Designer at
Without CareerFoundry I would not have my new job, and they helped me double my salary from my last job!
UX/UI Designer at
Get job-ready with real-world projects
Gain a solid understanding of key UX design skills, processes and principles
Written by leading UX experts and structured by course designers from Harvard and Berkeley, our curriculum ensures a learning experience of the highest quality.
An Introduction To UX And Design Thinking
How To Conduct Effective User Research
How To Build User Personas
How To Analyze Information Architecture
How To Make Wireframes And Prototypes
How To Do Usability Testing
How To Present Your Work
A Career In UX Design?
Why our students succeed
- In a booming tech industry, the demand for skilled UX designers is only increasing. Employers are interested in your practical skills—not your educational background.
- With personalized feedback from your dedicated Mentor (an expert with more than 5 years’ experience), you’ll have all the support you need to progress through the course.
Our graduates now have tech jobs at companies all over the world:
- 8 practical exercises that give you a solid introduction to design thinking
- Personal Tutor feedback on each exercise
- Ongoing support from your Tutor on anything course-related
- 2 video calls with your expert Mentor
- A personalized video review submitted by your Mentor
- Access to a huge community of online learners
1. Who is the course for?
Our courses have been designed to be easily understood by anyone from complete beginners through to developers and designers looking for new skills.
2. What will I have by the end of the course?
By the end of UX Fundamentals you will have a solid understanding of UX design, key skills for the job and a project you can add to your professional portfolio.
3. Where can I study?
You can study anywhere in the world with a computer and internet connection.
4. How long will it take?
UX Fundamentals is designed to take one month at a rate of 15 hours per week. If you need it, we do allow a 1-month extension, including Mentor time, at no extra cost. If you wish to complete the course in under one month, you may do so simply by increasing the number of hours you put in.
5. What do I need to start?
All you need is a laptop and Wi-Fi. All of the software you need will be available as free trials which will be valid throughout the course.
6. Is the course content practical?
Yes. The course is based on a practical, project-based learning format. You will learn the essential skills that align with what employers look for.
7. Does my background or age matter?
We have trained people from all walks of life. From taxi drivers to accountants, they have all become successful UX designers. The course requires no previous experience, and there are no age restrictions.
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