Our Courses

  • PROJECT WORK & PORTFOLIO

    Work on your project in teams as you build your portfolio

  • SMALL CLASS SIZE

    Class sizes are a maximum of 12 people

  • 6-8 WEEK COURSE

    Face-to-Face teaching once a week, Evening courses

  • EXPERIENCED TEACHERS

    Courses are taught by UX 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 . Taught in a small, friendly environment UX Academy will enhance your knowledge, confidence and understanding of good UX design.

Our Courses

Join one of our exiting, practical & short courses, delivered once a week, for 6 to 8 weeks, provided by UX Academy in Central London. Our courses will help you start or develop your skills and portfolio. Our Beginner UX course will provide the tools to start your UI & UX Design career. The intermediate UX course is designed for people with previous UX and UI Design experience, or if have already attended a Beginners UX course. Our newest course Designing for Voice (Alexa), in collaboration with Amazon, will help you gain practical knowledge in designing & building a voice skill.

 

Courses are £950 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.

Low Price

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.

CV and Portfolio

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.

Build Project
Work in Team

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

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.

Jiri Jerabek

Design Manager
Intuit

Jiri has 12 years of experience in designing digital products and it has shaped him into a leader in strategic design. 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).

Froso Ellina

Product Design Manager
Pivotal Labs

Froso Ellina has 10 years working experience as a member of global teams in both digital design and software companies. She has a background in digital advertising and has experience in designing high-quality products for international clients. Some of these clients include  Deutsche Bank, MasterCard, HSBC, Vodafone, EE, Santander, Fidelity, and Siemens. She has always been an advocate for the Human-centered design process. Working closely with development and product teams, she comes up with effective solutions across all platforms to optimize the user experience.

Stratis Valachis

Senior UX Designer
Aviva

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

Hara Mihailidou

Head of UX
Various

As User Experience Design Lead at Lloyds Bank & previously Head of UX at JustGiving, Hara Mihiailidou 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, and Seren EY Service Design agency. Her educational background includes Interactive Media (MA, London College of Communication) and Computer science (BSc) providing a sound educational background for her UX design expertise.

Kane Simms

Founder & Host at VUX World

Kane Simms has years of experience in the digital industry. Currently, he is leading the implementation of organisation-wide digital transformation strategy, in his managing of the planning and delivery of digital products and services at Tunbridge Wells Borough Council. He is also the Founder and Host of UVX World, a podcast where they feature UX pros, VUI designers, developers, brands, and anyone with an interest in taking advantage of the biggest shift in user behavior since the introduction of the smartphone.

Kristina Csanaky

Voice & Visual UX Designer at Voxly Digital

Kristina is a Voice UX and Conversation Designer with a passion for delivering meaningful experiences and making a positive contribution through technology. She has a genuine interest in human behaviour and how technology can enhance the human experience, from bringing delight to our everyday lives to solving complex problems.

Kellie Matheson

Product (UX/UI) Designer
Judicial Appointments Commission

Kellie has over 10 years of experience in digital design, specializing in design systems and transactional services for Agile product teams. She has multiple skills, from which user-centered design process from research to delivery stands out. She also writes code and is most passionate about working closely with developers to deliver products.

Gonçalo Andrade

Senior UX Designer at EDF

Goncalo Andrade is a Senior User Experience Designer based in London. He believes 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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Sophie Lepinoy

Senior UX Designer
Consultant

Sophie Lepinoy is a User experience designer with nearly 20 years working experience including 7 years in design and research. She is passionate about education and is currently teaching Lean user experience design and graphic design. She has Mentored start-ups at Google Launchpad and has done design work for a 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 the University of London.

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FAQ's

  • DO I NEED ANY UX EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE TO ATTEND THESE COURSES?

    We provide 3 different User Experience courses in Central London. A Beginner UX course, Intermediate UX course, and a Conversational Design course for Alexa in collaboration with Amazon. The pre-requirements for these UX training programmes are:

    For Beginner UX Course & Designing for Voice (Alexa): These courses require no previous UX knowledge or experience. People attending the UX or conversational design course come from a range of different backgrounds including Product Design, Development, and complete newcomers to the UX industry.

    For the Intermediate UX Course: The intermediate program is perfect for those who have existing experience in UX. It will help them take their careers to the next stage and continue to build on their UX knowledge.

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

    You will need to bring your own laptop (mac or pc). The tools used in our UX Design Courses will be provided and are SAAS based so work on both PC’s & MAC’s

  • CAN I PAY FOR THE PROGRAM IN PHASES?

    Yes. You can view our payment plans page to read about the plans offered at UX Academy.  https://myuxacademy.com/ux-academy-payment-plans/

  • IS THERE ANY PRE-COURSE WORK?

    We will be offering pre-course reading for all our UX Design courses so you can get familiarized prior to the course start.

    These are some 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 up for our next UX training class, as we run two to three courses per year.

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

    Yes. Group discounts are available for our UX design courses based in London. You should reach out to us for more information if you seek any group discounts.

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

    If you miss class time, slides from the UX lectures will be provided. You will also be able to contact the teachers if you have any further questions.

  • MY COMPANY NEEDS AN INVOICE/PURCHASE ORDER.

    Invoices can be provided on request for any of our UX Design Courses. Please contact us for more information.

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

    The part-time UX Design Courses will run one day per week in Central London. The UX courses begin at 6:00 pm and end at 8:30 pm.

  • WHAT IS THE PRICE OF THE COURSE?

    All our in-person user experience courses at UX Academy are £950 per person.

  • CAN I RESERVE A PLACE IN A COURSE WITHOUT PAYING THE WHOLE AMOUNT?

    Yes, you can pay a deposit of £250 and that will save you a spot in one of our UX Design training courses. The remaining amount will need to be covered 2 weeks after the UX Design or Voice course begins. You can pay the deposit here: https://myuxacademy.com/shop/