The Best UX courses to Enroll in 2020

Product, UX & UI Design is one of the hottest skills of 2020. With a huge influx of innovative products with novel business design and interface design  applications on phone and the web, it becomes all the more important to provide the end user with a “good” experience. By that we mean, the user shouldn’t have to flip through user manuals to know how to use your product.

Hence, the field of design has become all the more lucrative in terms of remuneration, popularity and demand (and swag too!). While there are self-taught designers doing well in the market, it’s always beneficial to have certifications that can help open a few doors! Here are our top picks-

1. International Certification in User Experience – Flex (ICUX Flex)

How is it delivered? – Online and Campus Immersion with the support of a 1:1 mentor

Ideal for – Professionals having upto 4 years of experience in a technical or business-related role

Duration – 5 months but course access is given for 12 months

Price – $1349 (1,01,067 INR)

ICUX Flex is a hybrid program with both online and campus-immersive sessions. 

Unlimited 1:1 Access to Skill Mentors & Faculty. Weekly Faculty Led Classes, Weekly Lab/Tools Session and Monthly Hackathons on Live Industry Projects. Lifetime access to Career Management Cell.

2. General Assembly UX Design Immersive

How is it delivered? – Completely online

Ideal for – Individuals who want a career change with an intensive course

Duration – 3 months (Full-time)

Price – $14,950 (11,20,061 INR)

This full-time online UX bootcamp features expert instruction, one-on-one career coaching. Developed with guidance from our User Experience Design Standards Board. Wireframing, Prototyping, User Research, and Usability Testing are some of the modules covered. 

3. Designlab UX Academy

How is it delivered? – Completely online

Ideal for – Beginners and experienced designers who want to get certified

Duration – 4-12 months

Price – $6,749 (5,05,638 INR)

 A completely online course that enables students to work with their own career coach. Mentor sessions are arranged with your mentor based on mutual availability. Projects and hands-on exercises are included in the course.

4. Professional Diploma in UX Design by UX Design Institute

How is it delivered? – Completely online

Ideal for – Beginners to understand the nuances of design

Duration – 6 months

Price – $2,960 (2,21,495 INR)

The UX Design Institute from Dublin has come up with an online course. Mentors are available to assist students through monthly webinars. A student success team is also present to make sure you stay on schedule and complete the course.

5. User Experience: The Beginner’s Guide by Interaction Design Foundation

How is it delivered? – Completely online

Ideal for – Beginners 

Duration – Takes 7 weeks to complete

Price – Subscription based starting from $9.4 (700 INR) to $22.8 (1700 INR) per month

The Interaction Design Foundation has come up with a UX design course for Marketeers, Front-End Developers, Visual Designers and many others. This unique offering is for students looking to incorporate a few aspects of design into their profession. 

6. Beginner UX Course by UX Academy

How is it delivered? – Completely online

Ideal for – Novice designers, Visual Designers, Product Managers and more

Duration – Takes 8 weeks to complete

Price – $231 (17,286 INR)

This online course by UX Academy is taught by expert tutors for you to master the design process with a user-centered approach. Students also work on real-time projects to get hands-on experience.

7. Intro to User Experience Design by SuperHi

How is it delivered? – Completely online

Ideal for – Anyone who wants to learn how to build user-centered digital products using research and real-world methods

Duration – Self-Paced Content

Price – $149 (11,150 INR)

Intro to User Experience Design is a beginner-level online course for designers looking to understand the nuances of design. It’s a short course that will teach you the best practices you need to create effective, intuitive experiences for people.

8. UI/UX Design Online Bootcamp by Flatiron School

How is it delivered? – Completely online

Ideal for – Beginners looking to make a career-change

Duration – Full-time (6 months) and Part-time (11 months)

Price – $17,000  (12,72,233 INR)

This online bootcamp by Flatiron School is one of the most expensive programs on this list but this is a feasible option for those willing to make a substantial investment to change their career path and become a designer. 

9. UI/UX Flex course by Thinkful

How is it delivered? – Completely online

Ideal for – Beginners 

Duration – Part-time (6 months)

Price – $7,000 (5,23,860 INR)

This UI/UX course by Thinkful with one-on-one mentorship and career guidance. Learn how to design better-looking websites from industry veterans with the security of a career guarantee when you graduate.

10. UI/UX Design Bootcamp by Springboard

How is it delivered? – Completely online

Ideal for – People who want to get a job in UI/UX Design.

Duration – Takes 9 months to complete

Price – $9,891 (7,40,215 INR)

With a job guarantee, this program helps you build UI/UX skills through projects. Also get access to mentors on a weekly basis and get coached by a dedicated career coach. 

11.Bachelor of Design degree from NMIMS

How is it delivered? – Primarily on-campus classes

Ideal for – 10+2 students who want to start a career in design

Duration – 4 years full-time undergraduate degree program

Price – $20,024 (15,00,000 INR)

An undergraduate degree program for students looking at starting a career in design. With a program focussed on Design thinking to humanise technology, students will be ready to work as a UI/UX Designer and other design roles after graduation.

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