User Experience Design

This Postgraduate Diploma in UX Design in partnership with Software Skillnet has been created for professionals working in companies across the software and technology sectors.

Develop your knowledge and skills to design effective, engaging and enjoyable user experiences. If you want to expand your technical, creative and strategic skills with an industry-led qualification whilst continuing to work full time, then the Postgraduate Diploma in UX Design in association with Software Skillnet is the right course for you.

Entry requirements

Min Entry Requirements
An undergraduate qualification of 2nd Class Honours or higher at Honours Degree Level (level 8)

Some prior experience in a related discipline.

Applicants may be considered provided they can demonstrate Honours Degree equivalence, which can be verified through our RPL (recognition of prior learning) process.

Two references must also support your application.

Subjects taught

This Postgraduate Diploma in UX Design comprises of four modules that total 60 credits (Level 9):
• Fundamentals of UX Design
• User Research & Interaction Design
• Psychology, Information Architecture & Visual Design
• UX Design Strategy, Methods & Engineering


2 Years [part-time]

Year 1 [8 weekdays + 4 Saturdays] - 2 consecutive days each month, Thursdays + Fridays, Fridays + Saturdays.

Year 2 [8 weekdays + 4 Saturdays] - 2 consecutive days each month, Thursdays + Fridays, Fridays + Saturdays.


€3,500.00 per year
€2,625.00 (fee with 25% grant-aid Software Skillnet)

Post Course Info

Following successful completion, you can further your studies by adding one additional 30 credit module to complete a Major Research Project in order to complete our Masters qualification in UX Design.

This Postgraduate Diploma in UX Design also presents great networking opportunities and peer-to-peer learning as students usually work in a wide range of technology companies in Ireland.

Current and past students come from technology companies including:
• Groupon
• Google
• TV3
• Globoforce
• Dairymaster
• Friends First
• Ocuco
• Pramerica
• Enterpryze
• Britebill
• Interactive Services
• WorldNet TPS

Typically, our participants are working in UX or Design roles, but often they are adding UX design to the ever-changing demands of their existing roles.

Our current students hold job roles including:
• Marketing Director
• Mobile UX Manager
• Senior Multi Media Manager
• Senior Lead Visual Designer
• CX Business Analyst
• Multimedia Designer
• UX/UI Designer
• Lead Graphic Designer
• Business Analyst
• Product Owner
• Graphic and Web Designer

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    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

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