Certified UX Designer

Dive into the increasingly-relevant, high-growth field of UX design. Gain intuitive design skills to build user-friendly products that matter in this beginner-friendly, 10-week course.

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About this course

70% of design teams increased headcount in the past year. Employers rate UI/UX as the No. 1 most in-demand product design title.



500+ Students

Created With a Focus on Real-World Relevance

  • Gain fluency in core UX concepts and techniques. We curated a relevant syllabus that teaches in-demand skills. Along with our innovative teaching approach, we'll ensure that students leave this course able to tackle real-world challenges that may come within this field.


Explore the Art and Science Behind Human-Computer Interaction

  • Applicable to a range of professional experiences — including new designers — this course dives deep into the UX design process, from user research and content strategy to wireframing, prototyping, and usability testing.


Get a Head Start With Pre-Course Prep Lessons

  • Once you enrol, we equip you with online, self-paced preparatory lessons to set you up for success. Dive into UX fundamentals and gain a common vocabulary to start collaborating with classmates on day one.




What you'll learn

Complete hands-on exercises to understand the creativity behind UX design
Create a portfolio project demonstrating the journey of a successful user experience
Explore the the importance of concepts such as user personas and customer journey mapping in creating impactful experiences

Check out our elite team of instructors

Shaheen Mansori, PhD

UX Design Instructor

Shaheen Mansori, PhD

UX Design Instructor

Nicholas Hon You Onn

UX Design Instructor

Nicholas Hon You Onn

UX Design Instructor

Jeremy Luisier

UX Design Instructor

Jeremy Luisier

UX Design Instructor

These experts bring in-depth experience from the field to the classroom each day, providing invaluable insights into succeeding on the job.

GA instructors* are committed to providing personalised feedback and support to help you gain confidence with key concepts and tools.

*GA instructors are subject to their availability

19K+ Premier Hiring Partners From Around the World

Course Outline

• Get acquainted with the course and expectations.
• Discuss the discipline of UX design and the
design process.

• Explain why user research is important in the UX design process.
• Describe various user research methods.
• Determine when user interviews are beneficial to the design process.
• Practice conducting user interviews and writing problem statements.
• Explain the importance and purpose of synthesizing research in UX design.
• Use affinity mapping to identify insights and actionable steps.
• Create personas and user scenarios based on synthesized research insights.

• Explain the purpose of ideation and sketching in the UX process.
• Use “How might we...” statements to shift from identifying problems to ideating solutions.
• Apply sketching conventions to effectively communicate a user interface.
• Practice techniques to rapidly sketch and provide peer-to-peer critique.
• Discuss the factors that inform feature prioritization and the tensions between them.
• Practice using the 2x2 matrix and the MoSCoW method to prioritize features.
• Determine which features to include in an MVP.
• Conduct a task analysis.
• Explain the value of storyboards, journey maps, and user flows in the UX process.
• Practice documenting and creating user flows based on relevant scenarios.

• Connect user flows to wireframes using wireflows.
• Explain what wireframes are and why they’re useful in the design process.
• Determine which wireframe fidelity to make based on a scenario.
• Identify the types and qualities of navigation that drive a strong user experience.
• Explain the purpose prototypes serve in the design process.
• Connect digital wireframes to create an interactive prototype.

• Explain the purpose of usability testing.
• Practice planning and conducting a usability test.
• Discuss how to analyze test findings and generate a usability report.
• Explain why critiques are beneficial to the design process.
• Apply best practices for giving and receiving feedback during a critique.
• Participate in a retrospective.

• Explain how visual design impacts the user experience.
• Identify key visual elements for improving a layout.
• Apply visual design tools such as typography, color, and imagery to wireframes and prototypes.
• Explain the impact of design systems and pattern libraries on businesses, users, and design.
• Identify patterns used in existing products.
• Practice gathering and creating components for a style guide.

• Determine the appropriate research method and deliverable based on audience and time available.
• Conduct additional usability tests to improve a prototype.
• Practice analyzing and reporting test results.

• Define decision fatigue and simplicity in design.
• Use the Hook Model to create value-based behavior change.
• Explain the importance of eliciting emotion from users.
• Flexible sessions are designed to allow your instructor to tailor the topic based on the needs of your class. Possible topics include motion
design, designing for emotion, and diversity and ethics in design.

• Analyze brand personalities.
• Create the artifacts of a personal brand.
• Describe what portfolios are and their purpose in the industry.
• Outline a case study to support a portfolio.
• Determine the audience and usability of a UX portfolio.
• Discuss portfolio site-builder and hosting options.

• Present the decision-making process of your design work.
• Provide and receive feedback and suggestions for improvement.

Pricing & Payment Plans


from as low as

RM -/month

Full Tuition

RM 7,500

excluding admin fees and 6% SST

Employer Sponsorship

The Certified UX Designer course is 100% claimable course, under the HRD Corp Signature Programme.

Frequently Asked Questions

Great user experiences offer a competitive advantage for any company. They help keep customers loyal and turn them into a brand’s biggest advocates. Plus, they drive product adoption and bottom-line growth. According to a 2019 report by InVision, 92% of mature design organisations can draw a straight line from the efforts of their design team to their company’s revenue.

For professionals interested in UX and design thinking, this means that gaining new skills can make you an indispensable team member and expand your career opportunities.

UX skills are a powerful extension to a professional background in marketing, product, engineering, interaction design, or business strategy. You’ll find a diverse range of students in the classroom, including:

  • Graphic designers, user interface designers, and visual designers who want to upgrade skills and take on more strategic work.

  • Professionals in adjacent fields like marketing, advertising, product, engineering, research, or business strategy who can accelerate their job performance by broadening their skills.

  • Mid-career professionals looking to formalise their UX skill set and spark upward or lateral career movement.

Ultimately, this programme attracts a community of eager learners who are passionate about crafting delightful, user-centric products and campaigns.

Our instructors represent the best and brightest user experience professionals who have designed for Apple, Citigroup, and Twitter. They combine in-depth knowledge as practitioners with a passion for nurturing the next generation of talent.

We work with a large pool of experienced instructors around the world.

Here are just some of the benefits you can expect as a GA student:

  • 40 hours of expert instruction designed to build a strong foundation in the practice of user experience design.

  • A short onboarding task to prepare for this UX design course.

  • Robust coursework, including expert-vetted lesson decks, project toolkits, and more. Refresh and refine your knowledge throughout your professional journey as needed.

  • A real-world project where you’ll apply the end-to-end UX process to a product of your choice, creating documentation and a case study for your portfolio.

  • Individual feedback and guidance from instructors and TAs during office hours. Stay motivated and make the most of your experience with the help of GA’s dedicated team.

  • A GA course certificate to showcase your new skill set on LinkedIn.

  • Connections with a professional network of instructors and peers that lasts well beyond the course. The global GA community can help you navigate and succeed in the field.

Yes! Upon passing this course, you will receive a signed certificate of completion. Thousands of GA alumni use their course certificate to demonstrate skills to employers and their LinkedIn networks. GA’s UX design course is well-regarded by many top employers, who contribute to our curriculum and use our design programmes to train their own teams.

This is a beginner-friendly programme with no prerequisites, although many students are familiar with graphic and digital design concepts. Whether you’re new to the field or you’re looking to formalise your practice, our curriculum helps you gain fluency in end-to-end UX processes, tools, and documentation and put them to work for you, your company, and your career

Our Admissions team can discuss your background and learning goals to advise if this UX design course is a good fit for you.

Yes! All of our part-time courses are designed for busy professionals with full-time work commitments. 

You will be expected to spend time working on homework and projects outside of class hours each week, but the workload is designed to be manageable with a full-time job.

If you need to miss a session or two, we offer resources to help you catch up. We recommend you discuss any planned absences with your instructor.

It’s up to you! Our Remote courses offer a learning experience that mirrors GA’s on-campus offerings but allow you to learn from the comfort of home. You’ll still get access to the expert instruction, learning resources, and support network that GA is known for.

If you prefer to learn alongside your peers and can make it to campus, our in-person courses allow you to take advantage of our beautiful classrooms and workspaces.

Our Admissions team can advise you on the best format for your personal circumstances and learning style.

For your final project, you’ll work on a real-world design problem, applying all the concepts and tools learned in the course to a product of your choice. You’ll get hands-on practice with each step in the UX process and create professional standard documentation spanning personas, information architecture, user flows, wireframes, and more. You’ll also deliver a final presentation, which can serve as a case study for stakeholders, future employers, and your portfolio.

We encourage you to tackle a design challenge that’s related to your work or a passion project you’ve been meaning to carve out time for.

Throughout the course, you’ll also complete a number of smaller projects designed to reinforce what you’ve learned in each unit.