Courses

  • PROJECT WORK & PORTFOLIO

    You will work in project teams to add to your portfolio

  • SMALL CLASS SIZE

    Class sizes are a maximum of 12 people

  • 8 WEEK COURSE

    Face-to-Face Teaching Once a week, 6pm-8.30pm

  • EXPERIENCED TEACHERS

    The course is taught by UX’ers experts in their field

UX Academy is a highly interactive 6 to 8-week evening courses, taught by industry leading UX practitioners. Designed to fully equip you with all of the tools and knowledge you need to succeed in UX / UCD. Taught in a small, friendly environment UX Academy will enhance your knowledge, confidence and understanding of good UX design.

Our Courses

UCD Foundation, Intermediate UX & Voice Design

Courses are £850 + VAT per person

Why Choose UX Academy

Low Price

Cost effective and affordable courses are within your reach now. No need to feel the pocket pinch with us.

CV and Portfolio Support

Our expert trainers are always available to help you create and develop your CV and Portfolio for best possible results. Post-course portfolio support is also available.

Build a Project

Develop a project throughout the course as you build your UX knowledge and portfolio. Our experienced trainers provide guidance and support throughout your journey.

Work in Teams

Students are divided in small teams. Build your teamwork skills and learn from each other as you develop your project.

Experienced Teachers

Learn from multiple trainers from a range of UX backgrounds.

UX Experts

You will be taught by both experienced practitioners in UX as well as academics.

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What our students say about us

Our Trainers

Professionals of our company are skilled and experienced.

Gonçalo Andrade

Lead UX Designer at Paymentsense

I’m a Senior User Experience Designer based in London, and I believe that Design is all about coming together to solve human problems. I have over 10 years experience as a Designer working for a range of companies including Croud, Aviva, Lloyds Banking Group and many more.
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Carmen Martínez

VUI Designer & Researcher at Computer Futures

Dr. Carmen Martínez is a VUI designer and researcher consulting through Computer Futures Berlin. She holds a PhD in Conversation Analysis and is a recognized expert in the field of human-to-human conversation. Currently, most of her work focuses on the innovative conception and heuristic testing of paradigms of conversational interactions between humans and intelligent assistants, chatbots, and robots.

Froso Ellina

Senior Product Designer
Pivotal Labs

Froso has 10 years working experience as a member of global teams on Creative agencies and Software companies. She has a background in digital advertising and she has experience in designing high quality products for global clients such as, Deutsche Bank, MasterCard, HSBC, Vodafone, EE, Santander, Fidelity, Siemens. She has always been an advocate of the Human-centered design process, working closely with development and product teams and try to come up with solutions across all platforms for the best user experience.

Hara Mihailidou

Experience Lead
Lloyds

As Experience Design Lead at Lloyds Bank & previously Head of UX at JustGiving Hara ensures that both consumer and business audiences have a delightful and cohesive experience across channels. Hara Mihailidou has previously worked for brands like Microsoft, Skype, O2, Hearst as well as Seren EY Service Design agency. Her educational background is on Interactive Media (MA, London College of Communication) and Computer science (BSc) and she is an ambassador of design for good.

Jiri Jerabek

Principal Interaction Designer
Intuit

Jiri has 12 years of experience in designing digital products shaped him into strategic design leader. His project history ranges from launching large scale key product functionalities (Intuit) and radical innovation (BBC Research & Development) to detailed work on end-user products (Telegraph, National Rail Enquiries apps, Freesat set-top box, Canon, American Express).

Sophie Lepinoy

Senior UX Designer
Consultant

User experience designer with nearly 20 years working experience including 7 years in design and research. Passionate about education, currently teaching Lean user experience design and graphic design. Mentored start-ups at Google Launchpad and designed for leading start-up LoveCraft. Inspired by Google Ventures and Lean UX. Holding degrees in business, graphics, web design and development from the University of the Arts and University of London.

Stratis Valachis

Senior UX Designer
Aviva

Stratis is an Interdisciplinary User Experience designer, advocate of Lean methodologies and Omnichannel design thinking. Currently leading the design of the conversational UX projects at Aviva’s innovation hub, contributing to the company’s customer centred digital transformation.

Edward Latter

Lead Developer
Aviva

Ed is a geek, he likes computers, yeah! He also likes building cool customer facing applications and has been doing so for the past 8 years. He’s done mobile, web and is now facing his biggest challenge building voice interface applications for Aviva. Leading a team of developers to build the next revolution in customer experience, Ed likes to be modest.

Zara Nowell

User Experience Designer
Aviva

Zara is a UX Designer and Researcher at Aviva, with experience in conducting usability studies and user interviews for conversational interfaces. She works alongside Stratis and Ed in Aviva’s innovation hub and is currently involved in redesigning the product pages on Aviva’s website.

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FAQ's

  • DO I NEED ANY UX EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE TO ATTEND THIS COURSE?

    This course is aimed for beginners, however, prior UX experience is beneficial. We will be offering pre-course work so you can get familiarised with the presumed knowledge.

  • WILL I NEED TO BRING ANY TOOLS TO ATTEND THIS PROGRAM?

    There will be some tools used in this program however, these will be provided.

  • CAN I PAY FOR THE PROGRAM IN PHASES?

    Yes. You can view our payment plans page to read about the plans we offer at UX Academy.

  • IS THERE ANY PRE-COURSE WORK?

    These are the books recommended by the trainers:

    1. The design of everyday things, by Don Norman

    2. Design is a job, by Mike Monteiro

    3. Don’t make me think, by Steve Krug

    4. About face: the essentials of interaction design, by Alan Cooper

    5. Lean UX: Applying Lean Principles to Improve User Experience, by Jeff Gothelf.

  • IF I CANCEL THE TRAINING, WHAT ARE THE CHARGES? OR I AM UNABLE TO ATTEND THE COURSE I APPLIED FOR, WHAT ARE MY OPTIONS?

    Refunds will be provided up to 14 days in advance. Alternatively, you will be able to sign to our next training course since we plan on running two courses per year.

  • DO I RECEIVE A DISCOUNT FOR MAKING A GROUP TRAINING PURCHASE?

    Yes. Group discounts are available. You should enquire for more information if you seek group discounts.

  • IF I MISS A CLASS WHAT ARE MY OPTIONS TO MAKE IT UP?

    Slides from the lectures will be provided, you will also be able contact the teachers if you have any questions.

  • MY COMPANY NEEDS AN INVOICE/PURCHASE ORDER.

    Invoice can be provided on request. Please contact us for more information.

  • HOW MANY TIMES PER WEEK WILL THE COURSE TAKE PLACE?

    This is a one day per week course which will begin at 6:00 pm and end at 8:30 pm.