Product Design Course

Become a Certified Product Designer

Develop your feature or startup idea and transform it into a product and ultimately a business. Product design blends psychology, visual design, and UX principles to teach you product validation, and a customer-centric approach. 

What You Will Learn

Idea Validation

Develop, validate and refine your ideas to build for a product or market fit using the lean canvas approach.

Research and Testing Methods

Learn a wide array of user research techniques, how and when to conduct them, and how to analyse your insights.

Personas and Job Framework

Learn the importance of product personas in feature development and how to use them to influence your design decision making.

UX Principles and Visual Design Fundamentals

Delve into the psychology behind designs by focusing on behavioural economics frameworks and designer ethics.

Research, Design, and Prototyping Softwares

An introduction to essential design softwares such as Sketch, Adobe CC, Zeplin, QuickTest, and Invision alongside sketching and prototyping tools.

Metrics and Success Measurement

Define what feature success looks like and which metrics you should be looking at to measure and improve over time.

Next Course Dates

February 23 - March 30
6:00 - 8:30pm (London time)

Product Design Course Software

All our UX Design Courses are practical courses, where you work on real user experience company projects, working in teams. You will use the latest industry products, some of which are listed below:


userlytics UX course design product
invision ux design course software

Our Course Trainers

Giulia Barra

Guilia Barra

User Experience Lead

Giulia is a User Experience professional with a background in Service Design and a strong knowledge of the e-commerce industry. During her 7+ years experience she worked for big companies such as Yoox-Net-a-Porter Group, design agencies and start-ups. 

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Nick Spiller

Head of Product Design

Nick is currently the Head of Product Design at banking giant RBS where he leads a team of product designers across 5 cross functional teams. He has extensive work in the Fintech industry having previously formed the founding team of LOOT, a student bank, which RBS bought a majority share of in 2019. 

What Our Students Are Saying

"This course is extremely informative and really helped prepare me with real life experience in designing a product for a client. The teachers are very knowledgeable and tailor the course to fit all levels of experience."
rianne-stratford-alumni
Rianne Stratford
Marketing Assistant
"The course was very engaging and I enjoyed learning about Product Design. The teachers were very good at explaining all the different elements and stages and were very approachable. It’s a great course."
alpa-pankhania
Alpa Pankhania
UX Manager
"I really enjoyed my training with UX Academy for the UX Product design course which opened my eyes more on how product should be treated before launching into the market for better services and customers happiness."
STEPHEN OPEYEMI OPEMIPO
Stephen Opemipo
IT Technician

FAQs

No coding skills are required. You will be using industry-standard tools such as Figma and Invision which require no coding ability.

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. You are also welcome to retake a particular session in the next beginner course batch, as we run two to three beginner UX courses per year.

Our part-time UX Design Courses will run online once a week. All our UX Courses begin at 6:00 pm and end at 8:30 pm (London time).

Thanks to specialised industry tools and software we use, our course tutors will still be able to allocate you into groups, where you will all virtually be able to participate in simultaneous hands-on exercises and perform real-time interactions, as if you were in class offline.

Currently, courses are running remotely via live video with hands-on exercises and real-time interaction with tutors. Using shared whiteboard, team projects and remote team mentorship.

For Beginner UX Course and Voice Design Course: These courses require no previous UX knowledge or experience. People attending the UX or conversational design course come from a range of different backgrounds. 

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.

 

Learn more about our UX alumni who come from different backgrounds here.

You will need your own laptop (PC or MAC). The tools used in our UX Design Courses will be provided and are SAAS based so these work on both PCs & MACs. 

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.

Our 6-week Product Design Course at UX Academy is £800 per person.

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.

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

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

Yes, you can pay a deposit of £199 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 course starts. You can pay the deposit here.

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.

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