User-centred Design

LocationCavendish, Central London
FacultyScience and Technology

Usability and user-centred design are a key aspect of digital media products and services across a number of channels. This course provides detailed insight into the issues, strategies, techniques and areas of user-centred design. Through a series of workshops, participants will learn to apply the concepts covered in the course.

Who is the course for?

This course is suitable for anyone who needs to gain a practical understanding of the concepts, principles and techniques of usability design.

Dates Duration Price  
We run this course on request for a number of people. Please register your interest. 2 days


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Course content

We will cover the following topics:

  • what usability and user experience is
  • related disciplines
  • how to make a design user-centred
  • principles and techniques
  • examples of successful user experience and best practices
  • cognitive aspects
  • establishing requirements and research
  • personas and user stories
  • information architecture
  • navigation
  • interface design
  • prototyping techniques and tools
  • user testing¬†

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • understand and identify key usability design issues
  • use various techniques to improve the usability and user experience of an interface
  • apply user-centred design principles and practices (user research, personas, prototyping, evaluation and user testing)

Ashif Tejani

Ashif Tejani is a Principal Lecturer and Teaching Fellow in the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering. He is the Course Leader for the MSc Multimedia and is focused on usability, digital media strategies and technologies.