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Future Skills Short Course

User Interface Design

Craft quality user interfaces for digital products by learning the necessary skills and knowledge in User Interface Design. Gain skills in atomic design, heuristics, information hierarchy, and more and complete an employer-ready project.

Time commitment
6 weeks (8-10 hours per week)
Time commitment
6 weeks (8-10 hours per week)
100% online, mentor supported, workplace ready

User Interface Design is a mindset and developmental process which involves creating user-friendly, aesthetically pleasing, digital interfaces. With a human-centred approach, UI designers prioritise "Designing things right" by incorporating elements like colour, typography, user flows, atomic design, accessibility and heuristics intentionally into their solutions. 

In this course, you will gain practical UI skills and knowledge in real-world contexts. You will learn about design thinking and human-centred design principles and apply them to a digital project. Throughout the course, you will work with industry-standard tools like Figma to craft exceptional user interfaces that meet users' expectations. Additionally, you will design developer-ready interfaces and use usability testing to refine and improve your UI designs.

Career outlook

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

Job satisfaction

UI Designers have a job satisfaction of 4.5/5

Industry growth

21.7% Projected job growth in the next 5 years

Salary expectations

UI Designer average AU Salary $105k

Job opportunities

In Australia, there are 100+ jobs available

Course overview

Learn more about our User Interface 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

  • Learn how to set up your workspace
  • Understand the requirements of a design brief
  • Explore design principles and the concept of good design

Learn with industry experts

Leigh Barnett
Leigh BarnettExpert industry mentor

Our industry mentors are available to provide 1:1 feedback and guidance on your course work. Mentors on this course include people like Leigh Barnett. A design-leader with 15+ years experience having worked in both client and agency sides, Leigh holds a senior leadership position (Experience Design Director) at Symplicit. 



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 build close relationships with his clients. Immersing himself in his

Daniel Diaz
Daniel DiazExpert 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, and considered design. Whether it be improving an existing product, or turning an idea into an MVP, he will always put the

Michelle Waggoner
Michelle WaggonerSubject matter expert

RMIT Online has built our courses in partnership with industry, providing you with the latest industry insights and best practices from the real world of work. Our subject matter experts on this course include people like Michelle Waggoner. From writing user stories to leading workshops, Michelle is passionate about everything human-centred.

Learner success team
Learner success teamRMIT Online

Our learner success team are available to provide support to ensure you have a successful journey during your study. They are here to help you with 1:1 coaching, tips on how to successfully study online, and any questions or concerns you may have about how the course works.

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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