The UX Design Institute - Professional Certificate in UI Design (diploma)

Programme designed to teach the principles, build up techniques and craft of designing high quality user interfaces for those wishing to accelerate their career with an in-demand skillset.
  • UX Design Institute, Ireland
  • 2050 €
  • 11 Weeks
  • 05 April 2023

Course Information

This course has been designed thinking of: digital designers who want to upskill to UI design, UI designers who want to strengthen their knowledge and craft, UX professionals who want to become more rounded product designers.

The focus of the course is to train the skills needed to design beautiful, pixel-perfect interfaces, equip students with an understanding of the ‘why’ of good UI design and provide knowledge on the principles behind it.

Upon successful course completion, you will not only become a certified UI professional, but will have a university credit-rated and globally recognised and valued by employers diploma.

What you can expect:

- 10 modules covering the best UI practices,

- a choice to follow the course according to two structures (3-month structure or own pace within 6 months),

- short exercises for hands-on practice,

- a final assignment to test your new-found skills,

- regular group sessions for assignment feedback and advice,

- UX Insider live events connect you with world-class experts.


The course is delivered 100% online. There are two study modes available to chose from: a structured 3-month duration mode or study at own pace within maximum duration of 6 months.


About the University / School

The UX Design Institute is a global leader in UX education and certification. Their mission is to bridge the worldwide skills gap in UX design and to provide a career pathway for UX professionals wishing to start their professional path in UX design or gain more expertise by undertaking UI design course. 


Learning format

10 modules include: Introduction to UI design, Brands and personality, Layout, Design principles, Interactivity, Typography, Colour, shapes and effects, Iconography and imagery, Design process, Presenting designs.

Learning process:

You will learn through following high-definition video lectures, accessing the downloadable course material, submitting guided, step-by-step project work, developing your own portfolio, and participating in webinars with industry experts.


There is 2 step assessment process in pace.  40% of your overall assessment will be based on the assignment consisting of 6 short exercises (including designing a responsive website, desktop and mobile app).

Remaining 60% of your overall assessment will be based on the final exam. The exam is conducted online, it can be taken from any place you wish, it takes 1 hour and is monitored and observed by an external examination company.


The ultimate goal of this course is to connect you to the industry to boost your career. To make this happen, you will be provided with continuous expert advice and constructive feedback from your course mentor. Furthermore, you will be invited to build up your expertise learning about the latest industry landscape in UI Insider live events.


Entry requirements

Students are admitted to the programme on a case-by-case basis based on individual motivation, English language fluency and professional background.

  1. Professional background

As much as there is no experience in design or technology needed in order to join the course, having one or both is a definite bonus. Our students come from diverse backgrounds, including project management, development, graphic design, product management, and business analysis.

  1. Motivation

A candidate needs to be motivated and committed. Studying for this professional qualification requires a certain amount of time, energy and focus. Students are offered continuous support along every step of their journey but success will come as a result of your own diligence and commitment.

  1. English language

A candidate needs to be comfortable with learning in English. All video lessons, course materials, webinars, correspondence and the final exam are delivered in English. Despite there is no formal prerequisite for an English language proficiency exam, a candidate needs to be comfortable enough to study in English.

Apply before:

29 March 2023

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The UX Design Institute - The UX Design Institute - Professional Certificate in UI Design (diploma)