Fundamentals of User Experience Design

Institute of Art Design & Technology


Course Name Fundamentals of User Experience Design
Course Provider Institute of Art Design & Technology
Course Code DL122
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)  More info.. Special Purpose Institute of Art Design and Technology Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Dun Laoghaire
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Application: IADT
Application Date Application Deadline:
The application process will reopen in 2022.
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Duration 20 weeks.

How will the course be delivered?
This course will be offered online on Wednesday evenings (7pm – 9pm) from the 29th September 2021 to the 16th March 2022.
Course Fee €900*.

*Tuition fees for the 2021 intake will be fully funded by the Creative Futures Academy, HCI Pillar 3 funding.
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
Undergraduate qualification of 2nd Class Honours or higher at Honours Degree level.

Applicants may also be considered provided that they can demonstrate Honours Degree equivalence, which can be verified through our RPL [recognition of prior learning] process.

Some prior experience with a related discipline is required.
Number of Places 25
Course Content

Expand+Certificate Fundamentals of User Experience Design.

Explore how the core elements of user experience (UX) design can be used to create more effective, engaging and enjoyable digital media interactions.

What is it?
User experience design uses r...

Subjects Taught What topics will I study?
This course:
- outlines the field of user experience design;
- explains the key stages of the UX design lifecycle;
- provides the knowledge, skills and competencies required to design and evaluate solutions to UX design problems.

Topics covered include:
- core UX concepts and theory;
- key UX activities, including user research, prototyping and testing;
- various typical UX methodologies.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Future careers
A research report from the IADT ISA Software Skillnet (2016) found that employees are often working in UX roles and completing UX related tasks without any ‘real’ training. This course is ideal for such staff, because not only doe...

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