This User Experience Design program at Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology explores the theory and practice of user experience design through a series of lectures, seminars, exercises and real-world projects. The lectures and seminars present the underlying principles of qualitative and quantitative research methods, interaction design and prototyping, usability testing, critical thinking, problem solving, and design thinking.
The exercises and projects provide students with an opportunity to develop their skills and competencies in relation to these topics.
Graduates of the course will be able to work in senior roles in the field of UX Design. These roles will cover a wide range of areas including user research, user interface and user experience design, usability testing, UX strategy and project management. Graduates will be able to use a wide range of tools, including user research tools, prototyping tools and usability testing tools.
- Fundamentals of UX Design
- User Research and Interaction Design
- Psychology, Usability and Visual Design
- UX Design Strategy and Futures
- Research Project
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Undergraduate qualification of 2nd Class Honours or higher at Honours Degree level.
- Applicants may be considered provided they can demonstrate Honours Degree equivalence, which can be verified through our RPL (recognition of prior learning) process.
- Some prior experience with a related discipline is required.
- Shortlisted candidates may be called for interview and/or requested to submit a portfolio of previous work in this area in order to determine the extent of their prior experience.
- Two references must also support your application.
International8000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16000 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
EU/EEA4000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8000 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
Living costs for Dún Laoghaire
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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