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Future Skills Short Course

User Experience Design

Equip yourself with the skills to create valuable experiences by defining user problems and learning how research, testing, and prototyping will improve a user’s interactions with products and deliver exceptional user experiences.

Time commitment
6 weeks (8-10 hours per week)
Time commitment
6 weeks (8-10 hours per week)

100% online, mentor supported, workplace ready

Teaming up with the best in industry, our courses lean into the future of work to deliver the best in structured, 100% online education.

In an age where people's attention spans are finite and user expectations run high, digital products and services can no longer thrive without consideration of their intended audience. UX is a mindset and human-centered process that focuses on "designing the right thing" by exploring people's needs, defining problems, and delivering iterative improvements to ensure exceptional experiences with a digital product or service. In 2020, Forrestser research noted that good UI can raise your website's conversion by 200%, while better UX design can increase conversions by up to 400%. 

Throughout this course, you will develop hands-on UX skills and knowledge in real world contexts, gain experience with industry-recognised best practice tools like Figma, and learn the end-to-end UX process. This course has been built with leading industry partners Symplicit, so you can feel confident that what you’re studying is best practice and aligned with the desired skillset in the industry.


Career outlook

Take a closer look at what opportunities in the User Experience Design field.

Job satisfaction

UX Designers have a job satisfaction of 4.3/5

Industry growth

21.7% Projected job growth in the next 5 years

Salary expectations

User Experience Designer average AU salary $115k

Job opportunities

In Australia, there are 300+ jobs available

Course overview

Learn more about our User Experience Design course in the video below.

Get RMIT credentialed

After completing an RMIT Future Skills course, you will earn an RMIT credential which can be validated, recognised and shared on social media platforms.

Course structure

  • What is User Experience Design
  • Defining UX Design 
  • Principles, frameworks and tools

Learn with industry experts

Miriana Taflaga
Miriana TaflagaLead Experience Designer

Miriana is an experienced services marketing, product development, customer experience and human centered design practitioner. Working with a range of small and large organisations, Miriana’s experience has centered on the health, financial services, creative, and research and development investment industries. Miriana is endlessly curious about what drives people to do

Leigh Barnett
Leigh BarnettDirector of Experience Design

Leigh has spent the last decade leading HCD and innovation, in both consultant and client-side roles. His work in User Research, Strategy and CX/UX Design have informed innovation for 2XU, Johnson & Johnson and Pental Products; he has delivered national projects for Adidas and Grill’d, and global projects with Rip

Michelle Edmunds
Michelle EdmundsDirector of Experience Design

With 15 years’ of international experience in both Australia and North America; Michelle is passionate about user experience, strategy, product development. A leader that tackles challenges head on and adapts to change easily, her collaborative approach with clients ensures that design is not only about aesthetics but more importantly solves

Daniel Diaz
Daniel Diaz Expert industry mentor

Our industry mentors are available to provide 1:1 feedback and guidance on your coursework. Mentors on this course include people like Daniel Diaz.  Daniel is passionate about quality, considered design. Whether it be improving an existing product or turning an idea into an MVP, he will always put the user’s experience

Adrian Cantelmi
Adrian CantelmiExpert industry mentor

Our industry mentors are available to provide 1:1 feedback and guidance on your coursework. Mentors on this course include people like Adrian Cantelmi.  Adrian co-founded Alyoop as a UX/UI specialist design studio and is proud to have worked collaboratively and built close relationships with his clients. Immersing himself in his work, and

Why choose RMIT Online

Get a world-class education and transform your career.

Real world skills

Develop skills that have been validated by industry, while getting credentialed by a world-leading university.

Industry connected

You'll gain knowledge and practical skills from renowned industry partners who are at the forefront of their field.

Flexible delivery

Advance your career while you study. RMIT Online courses let you balance work, study and life commitments.

Supported community

Be guided by a network of industry experts and peers, and supported by our dedicated success team.

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