User Experience Design

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.

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:

Friends First
Interactive Services
WorldNet TPS

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 and Futures

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.

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.

Application dates

Application Deadline: TBC

Application forms available from


2 Years [part-time]

Two days a month: 9:30-16:00, either Thursday + Friday or Friday + Saturday.

Dates TBC.


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

Post Course Info

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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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

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