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Diploma of UX and Web Design

Billy Blue College of Design

Design meets technology, drawing meets coding, functionality meets psychology, computer meets… you get the drift. The Diploma of UX and Web Design course develops your understanding of web-based design and development. The course combines practical coding and digital media skills with human-computer interaction. It’s a perfect stepping stone towards an exciting career in UX design as well as an entry point into one of our Bachelor degrees.

Key Information

where CAN I STUDY?

  • Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne
  • Available online
  • Available as blended

start dates

workload

  • 10 hours per subject, per week, comprising 3 hours of facilitated study and 7 hours self-directed.

course duration

  • Full-time accelerated: 1 year
  • Full-time: 18 months
  • Part-time available

Why Study at Billy Blue

The big difference between Billy Blue and other universities is you’ll start working in your industry from day 1 – getting real experience, learning from real industry professionals and making real industry connections. Plus, we have university accreditation and a commercially focused educational philosophy.

What can you expect when you graduate?

The average salary earned by a UX Designer.

$70 000*

Source*

You’ll have a variety of career options, including:

  • Digital Designer
  • Front-end Developer
  • Interaction Designer
  • User experience designer
  • Web Designer

Innovative Learning

We want you to feel, see and be heard. We think that students learn faster and progress through material quicker in smaller classes. Our ‘Blended’ study options mean that you can also study on campus and online during your course.

Graduate SPOTLIGHT

"My life has changed because I am now working as a user experience designer doing what I love every day. I felt like a professional in training immediately after college as I was employed right away. The highlight of my career so far is being sent to Miami recently to talk to users and demo our cloudbased application. ”

Gerad Didier Janson – Graduate

COURSE OVERVIEW

WHAT TO EXPECT

The Diploma of UX and Web Design will teach you the fundamentals of digital design, including all leading software, contemporary UX practices and methodologies and the psychology behind digital interaction and decision making. The course combines practical coding and digital media skills with the study of human-computer interaction, user behaviour and user experience, along with media theory and professional practice. The diploma consists of shared subjects with cross-discipline diplomas and bachelors providing both on-boarding support, exposure to bachelor programs for pathway opportunities as well as a genuine exit qualifications if you wish to directly enter the field upon graduation.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Specialise in cutting edge interactive design work for using programming and artistry
  • Develop practical skills for web and mobile design and development
  • Learn a range of practical coding and digital media skills - from JavaScript to Python to Vue
  • Specialise in UX to craft compelling interactive experiences for web and mobile
  • Work with industry-standard creative processes, advanced challenges & briefs

Create something amazing

The great thing about Billy Blue is you don’t have to wait until you finish to produce exceptional work. Take a look at some of our student’s work.

Graduate SPOTLIGHT

"My life has changed because I am now working as a user experience designer doing what I love every day. I felt like a professional in training immediately after college as I was employed right away. The highlight of my career so far is being sent to Miami recently to talk to users and demo our cloudbased application. ”

Gerad Didier Janson – Graduate

How you’ll study

Fit everything in with our flexible course options. You can study when it suits you online or on campus.

How Much

Find out more about course fees and financial support – and for personalised advice, just ask.

How can I pay?

Can I apply

Before you get started with your course application, check you meet all the requirements listed below.

Year 12 or equivalent

Or you can apply through Special Entry:

Demonstrated ability to undertake study at this level:

  • Broadly relevant work experience (documented e.g. CV), demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; OR
  • formal, informal or non-formal study, completed or partially completed, demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; OR
  • written submission to demonstrate reasonable prospect of success; OR
  • discipline specific portfolio (art and/or design) - applicable to Design only
  • Australian Year 12 or equivalent; and
  • IELTS 5.5, with no sub score less than 5 or equivalent.

Ready to apply

Applying to Billy Blue is easy. Pick your start date, decide how you’d like to study, then apply online or give us a call and we’ll do it for you.

International students

We prepare international students with the skills and knowledge to be employment-ready, communicate and collaborate with diverse cultures and graduate with a perspective to gain global learning experiences.
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More Information

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Frequently asked questions - Diploma of UX and Web Design

Yes, all Billy Blue qualifications are accredited by Torrens University Australia and nationally recognised. In addition, Billy Blue’s close industry links ensure that your Billy Blue qualification is highly respected within the design industry.

Yes, course credit is available upon application and academic approval. This credit can take the form of credit transfer, block credit, or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). For further information, consult our friendly Course and Careers Advisor, or visit the website.

Billy Blue Bachelor Degree courses are eligible for FEE HELP (Australian students only). FEE-HELP is Australian Government’s loan scheme for higher education degree courses. It can assist you in paying for all, or part of, your course fees. Repayments commence via the tax system once your income rises above a minimum threshold. Just like with any other debt, a FEE-HELP debt is a real debt that impacts your credit rating.

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