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Graduate Certificate in UX and Web Design

Billy Blue College of Design

UX has become so important to so many industries in the past few years, it’s amazing that it wasn’t always at the top of every employer’s list of requirements in an applicant. Of course, it’s more than just a buzzword. Teamed up with web design, it’s the ultimate frontier in crafting the future we all want to live in – where the techno-wonders we create make sense to us as quickly and painlessly as possible. If you’re feeling dubious, download a TRS-80 emulator and try to puzzle out any of the games without reading a manual. Nightmare.

Key Information

where CAN I STUDY?

  • Sydney
  • Available as blended
  • Available online

start dates

workload

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

course duration

  • Full-time: 2 subjects for 2 trimesters
  • Part-time available

Why Study at Billy Blue

The big difference at Billy Blue is that you’ll start working in your industry from day one – 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.

$102 000*

Source*

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

  • Information architect
  • Interaction designer
  • User experience designer
  • User interface 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.

COURSE OVERVIEW

WHAT TO EXPECT

The world of digital design is ever expanding, with a range of career that will excite you now and take you boldly into the future. In this course, you’ll see that a lot can happen in a short time! You’ll explore new and emerging web-design technologies; apply your expanding research skills to test and evaluate user experiences; work virtually in a team and independently on industry-inspired projects; gain insights into user experience design. Across the 4 core subjects, you’ll cover the use and customisation of content and technology systems for the delivery of online content. You’ll explore the practicalities of hosting platforms, performance measurement and metrics systems for your online content. And collaborating with other students and led by industry professionals who share your passion for UX and web design, you’ll discover agile design and project management methodologies, find out how to use story-based analysis to inform the design, and ways to develop interactive features. Don’t stop there! On graduation, you can keep studying at the Diploma or Bachelor level, and bring your skills, which are in demand across a range of industries, to roles such as information architect, interaction designer, online producer, user experience designer, user interface design, and web designer.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • New and emerging technologies
  • Apply research skills to test and evaluate user experiences
  • Working virtually in a team, independently and in leadership
  • Insights in the user experience design
  • Communication skills necessary to transfer complex knowledge and ideas

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.

Completion of a Bachelor-level degree or postgraduate study at an Australian university or equivalent from an overseas higher education provider, AND

  • Relevant professional experience, OR
  • Completion of postgraduate study in a field of design at an Australian university or equivalent from an overseas higher education provider, OR
  • A portfolio of relevant work from area(s) of expertise, AND
  • 3 letters of recommendation from relevant persons, AND
  • A selection interview

Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option.

Approved English tests include:

  • Australian Year 12 or equivalent; and
  • IELTS 6.0, with no sub score less than 5.5 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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Frequently asked questions - GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN UX & 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.

All students are required to bring a laptop to class.

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