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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
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The User-Centered Design (UI-UX) program from The New School is targeted on human-centered design for websites, mobile apps, and the latest emerging technologies that push the boundaries of possibility. 

Students planning to complete the certificate are advised to take courses in the order listed, specifically Intro to UX: User Research Methods first Introduction to UX first and Usability Testing & Evaluation: How Is It Working? and UX/UI Portfolio last. 


Jobs for User Experience Designers

  • Interaction Designer

  • Usability Expert

  • Information Architect

  • UX Director

  • Content Strategist

  • Product Design Manager

  • Human-Centered Interaction Design


Build a user’s satisfaction and interaction with a system, service or product, such as a website, web application, mobile application, by learning to improve the usability, accessibility, and desirability to offer a great User Experience. The UX process begins with the stage of research and discovery, followed by brainstorming for concepts and strategy, then a prototyping phase, and lastly user testing.

Through project-based learning work with the current tools, techniques, and methods employed by the industry, experiment and create world-class user experiences, design rich complex systems and champion new visions of the future.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      Courses last six to nine weeks. Students are advised to take one to two courses per semester. Certificates must be completed in two years, but many students finish in three semesters or one year

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intro to UX: User Research Methods 

  • Fundamentals of IxD Interaction Design: Users and Products 

  • UX Design for Emerging Platforms: What’s Next? 

  • Usability Testing & Evaluation: How is it Working? 

  • UX/UI Portfolio 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Who should enroll:

  • All newcomers to the world of User Experience design and individuals looking to join the world of UX Design professionally

  • Career-changers who want to elevate their career path or leverage their skills

  • Suitable for designers, developers, creative directors, entrepreneurs, and project managers

  • Designers looking to broaden their skill set by incorporating pervasive and ubiquitous computing approaches

  • Developers looking for opportunities to incorporate UX practices into their work

  • App makers, designers, developers, and anyone else on the team of website creators looking to offer a richer experience across many bandwidths

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3431 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3431 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    3431 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3431 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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$577-$850 per course, $3,431 total


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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User-Centered Design (UI-UX)
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