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Professional Diploma in UX Design

Who should take this certification?

Whether you’re completely new to UX, or you have some design experience, or you’ve already started working in UX, this course is ideal for you.

The Professional Diploma in UX Design has been developed to help you build a successful career in UX.

What can I expect from the course?

  • You’ll learn to think like a UX Designer, and adopt the mindset that makes them so valuable
  • You’ll have the confidence that comes from a true, deep understanding of the domain
  • You’ll have job-ready skills and a portfolio of work to prove it
  • You’ll have a university accredited diploma, a globally recognised qualification

Upon successful completion of the course, you will become a Certified UX Professional.

What goals will I expect to achieve?

At the end of the diploma course, you will be able to:

  1. Think like a UX designer and bring the user-centered mindset to product design projects.
  2. Advocate the benefits of the UX design process and explain how the process mitigates common software development risks.
  3. Advocate for solving genuine user problems and use research to identify these problems.
  4. Combine different research techniques to develop both a broad and deep understanding of user goals and problems.
  5. Use analysis frameworks such as customer journey maps, personas and customer value curves to clearly articulate the existing customer experience.
  6. Define the high-level flow and navigation for desktop and mobile software applications.
  7. Design the appropriate controls, rules and feedback for desktop and mobile interfaces.
  8. Apply the most important design principles to the design of software interfaces, including affordances, feedback, constraints, and progressive disclosure.
  9. Apply best practice design patterns to desktop and mobile interfaces, including chunking, visual hierarchy, smart defaults and inline validation.
  10. Design common desktop and mobile workflows, such as registration, onboarding, payment and complex forms.
  11. Design and build high-fidelity and low-fidelity desktop and mobile prototypes using popular prototyping tools.
  12. Design and annotate wireframe specifications for developer handover using popular wireframing tools.


Introduction to UX Design

Gain a deep understanding of the UX design process.

User Research

Master core research methods, from usability testing to depth interviews.

User Goals

Translate research data into user goals, personas, and journey maps.

Structure and Navigation

Define navigation, user flows, and information architecture.


Dig into the details of interaction design and sketching.

Design Principles

Harness the power of design principles to create better software.

Design Patterns

Discover proven techniques to increase the usability of any design.

Mobile UX

Learn how to design mobile websites and applications.


Master the details of designing common user workflows.

Prototyping and Wireframing

Build interactive prototypes and annotate your designs.

What projects will be required to complete the course?

There are a total of 16 projects to give you hands-on experience on all the key aspects of UX. 11 out of 16 are compulsory for you to acquire the certification.

  1. Competitive benchmark
  2. Online survey
  3. Note-taking
  4. Usability test
  5. Affinity diagram
  6. Customer journey map
  7. Flow diagram for desktop
  8. Flow diagram for mobile
  9. Interaction design for desktop
  10. Interaction design for mobile
  11. Prototype for desktop
  12. Prototype for mobile
  13. Usability test for a desktop prototype
  14. Usability test for a mobile prototype
  15. Wireframes for desktop
  16. Wireframes for mobile

How will I learn?

The Professional Diploma in UX Design is available to study via hybrid or asynchronous learning modes. You will be studying through our best-in-class learning management system, which we handpicked due to the quality of its user experience design.

Your learning experience will include the following:

  • Free use of The Study Estancia learning space where peer learning, mentorship, and other meetup events may transpire. Your learning experience may also be completely carried out virtually at this time.
  • High-definition video lectures with accompanying downloadable course material
  • Guided, step-by-step practical exercises with guidance on how to develop your own portfolio
  • A dedicated course manager, available to support you during your study and assist with any administrative related queries
  • A dedicated Slack channel that allows you to interact with fellow students
  • Monthly class discussions with our high-caliber trainers and mentors

What are the certification assessment mechanics?

The assessment is based on a computer-based examination. It will measure your knowledge and UX design expertise following completion of all lessons and submission of your course project work. The duration of the exam is 120 minutes.

The assessment platform includes a number of security features that will require you to verify your identity. This helps ensure the credibility and value of the certification that you’ll receive.

What are the admissions criteria?

Students are admitted on a case-by-case basis after a consultation with one of our Education Advisors.
Key factors we’ll discuss with you include:

You don’t need experience in design or technology to enroll in our courses, although having one or both is a definite bonus. Our students come from a diverse mix of backgrounds, including project management, development, graphic design, product management, business analysis, and so on.

You do need to be motivated and committed. We set a high bar. Studying for one of our professional qualifications requires a certain amount of time, energy, and focus. Our team will be there to support you along every step of the way, but success will come as a result of your own diligence.

Will I get assigned a mentor?

Yes. Each course has a dedicated mentor. All our mentors are top-class UX professionals with many years of experience working in the field both in the Philippines and abroad. Your mentor will host your monthly webinars and will be available during those sessions to answer questions, review projects, and keep you motivated.

How will I communicate with my classmates and mentors?

A slack channel will be created for each batch of students in order for you to communicate with your classmates, mentors, as well as the administrative staff. You will also be invited to join the global slack channel where you can meet fellow UX Designers from all over the world. Currently, there are about 2,000 members.

Will I be able to build a portfolio?

Yes. Practical work is a huge part of the course. For the Professional Diploma in UX Design, there are a total of 16 projects to give you hands-on experience on all the key aspects of UX. Each project is part of a single case study – researching, designing and prototyping a website or a mobile app. The output will be a portfolio of work that will showcase your skills and experience in UX.

Will I work with a team?

Yes, if you want to. Each course is limited to a maximum of 75 people. This allows you to build relationships with your fellow students on a dedicated Slack channel and collaborate on projects and study time.

How long is the course?

The program will follow a structured 6-month time period with deadlines.

Who curates and updates the learning content?

The Industry Advisory Council, including some of the world’s largest and most influential technology brands, validates and oversees all the course content.
Members of the council are composed of three main types of organisations; global technology leaders that employ UX graduates and professionals; startups and agencies making practical use of the latest design techniques; as well as recruitment agencies involved in sourcing and placing UX professionals.

By providing expert review and recommendations on a regular basis, the Council ensures that graduates of the Diploma are acquiring knowledge and skills that are up-to-date, relevant, and that coincide with what technology employers are looking for in new hires.

The Industry Advisory Council plays an important role in steering our programs in terms of what is relevant, what is current, and what is necessary. The objectives of the Council can be summarised as follows:

  • Validate program
  • Define standards
  • Maintain relevance
  • Maintain currency
  • Oversee quality
  • Inform programs
  • Serve the industry

What companies would hire UX Designers?

Our Mentors


Belén Barros Pena

Belén has been practising UX for more than a decade. She’s spent many years working in London, including time working on innovation projects with Intel. Belén believes so passionately in UX that she is studying for a PhD at the Design School in the University of Northumbria.


Arianna Bassoli

Arianna is a digital product designer with 20 years of UX experience. During her career, Arianna has pioneered research in mobile applications at Media Lab Europe, co-founded a music events discovery/promotion startup, digitalised big corporations at McKinsey, and more.

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Andrew McCrea

Head of Design at Fathom, Andrew has been in the world of digital design for more than 15 years. He has worked with the BBC, Bank of Ireland, ICON, Kingspan, and more. Andrew is excited about mentoring, which he sees as a two-way learning experience.


Darci Dutcher

Senior Director of Product Design and Research at Typeform, Darci has more than 20 years of UX experience. As a mentor, Darci is most excited about helping people from a variety of backgrounds get to grips with UX.

Brian Herron

Brian Herron

Brian is a principal designer at Each&Other, a centre of excellence for user experience design and strategy. He has worked with clients including Google, Salesforce, Zurich International, and Three. Brian is also a member of the UX Design Institute Advisory Council.


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