Diploma of User Experience Design

Macleay College

Course details

CRICOS course code: 0101135

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas


User Experience Design has grown from the process of designing the interfaces and interactions for websites and applications. As businesses increasingly focus on user centricity, the role of the User Experience Designer has expanded to researching, developing and designing user interaction over multiple touchpoints with any product, service and experience.

The knowledge and skills required to become an effective User Experience Designer include problem definition, research and analysis, user empathy and problem solving, digital design and coding literacy, interpersonal communication and team collaboration.

Studying a Macleay College Diploma of User Experience Design also provides in-depth focus on:

  • UX and real-world issues
  • Entrepreneurial thinking
  • Design literacy and visual communication
  • Cognition, social and emotional interaction
  • Coding language and relevance
  • Interaction design and user interface frameworks

How you’ll learn

Macleay College's approach to study is unique. We foster entrepreneurial thinking across all our courses, with a focus on action and experiential learning. Our Diploma is delivered in a practical, collaborative classroom by industry experts.

You’ll work together with your peers to complete real-life projects and hone your skills in a creative learning environment. Small classes encourage participation and allow for unprecedented personalised teaching and one-on-one guidance.

At Macleay, theory is brought to life through work on practical business projects, and should you continue on to the Bachelor of Digital Media or Bachelor of Advertising and Media, through work placements in industry.


Graduates of the Diploma of User Experience Design can articulate by credit transfer into the following qualifications at Macleay College:

  • Bachelor of Digital Media (8 units)
  • Bachelor of Advertising & Media (8 units)

Potential job opportunities

  • Junior User Experience Designer
  • Junior User Experience Researcher
  • Junior Web-Designer
  • Junior Digital Designer
  • Junior Interaction Designer
  • Junior UX/UI Designer

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
24,000 Per Year
Read moreFee Per Unit: 2,000
Expected Sep 2023 1 year
Full time
Macleay College
Melbourne Campus
Level 7, 250 Collins Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

The entry requirements for Macleay include qualification equivalent to an Australian Year 12 with the required entry grade.

Macleay College cannot accept applications from students under the age of 18.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS Band Score: 6.0 (no band less than 5.5)
  • Cambridge CAE Range: 52-57
  • Pearson Academic Range: 48-52
  • TOEFL iBT : 60-78


Macleay College
Melbourne Campus
Level 7, 250 Collins Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
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