King’s UX Design Career Accelerator

Become a UX Designer

King's UX
Design Career
Accelerator

Build a portfolio of work that’s recognised by top employers and validated by a world-class university

Develop real-world skills and gain exposure to an industry network


How is this programme different?

You'll walk away with experience in

1

using key UX design tools like Figma and Miro and frameworks such as empathy maps, user personas, user journey maps, and jobs-to-be-done (JTBD) statements.

2

the iterative process of designing low-fidelity and mid-fidelity wireframes and prototypes.

3

ideation techniques to fuel creativity and innovation in your designs. 

4

creating a compelling UX case study based on your work throughout the Career Accelerator, showcasing your skills and accomplishments as a powerful asset in your portfolio.  

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Places are limited

Download the programme brochure to learn more about this Career Accelerator. 

56%

Of those working in UX Design come from a broad range of backgrounds including teaching, banking, office administration and more. 44% come from roles in tech like digital marketing, visual design, and software development1.

Who is this programme for?

Career Starters

This programme has been designed for individuals looking to break into UX Design, with no prior experience or background in the field.

£72,888

Average Senior UX Designer salary per year

Career Advancers

Formalise your existing experience or advance your knowledge and skills in the field of UX.

Achieve your career goals — faster


This King’s College London online programme is developed and delivered in partnership with FourthRev, the online education company behind the Career Accelerator learning model – built to meet the demands of the digital economy.

A holistic approach to career-driven education integrates technical competencies, applied knowledge, human skills and a growth mindset.

Developed by a world-leading university in collaboration with top tech companies and employers to ensure outcomes align with industry demand.

As part of a smaller student group, you’ll benefit from intimate networking opportunities and focused attention from your success team and career coach.

Dennis Lenard

Red_quoteEmployers are looking for designers who are in tune with reality and who can solve practical problems. They want people who know the methods of design and who can apply them in a self-reliant way. In this programme you will learn those methods and you get to try them in real-life situations.

Dennis Lenard
CEO of Creative Navy 

What you’ll learn


Career Accelerators are designed to address four knowledge and skill groups that lay the foundations for sustainable career success in the digital economy.

Technical

Technical knowledge and methodology-based tech skills in high-demand technologies

Organisational

Broad organisational, strategic and commercial acumen that drives meaningful application of knowledge and skills

Employability

The human skills required to attain jobs, promotions, and employer-specific outcomes

Personal

Reflective capabilities that support personal growth and development for meaningful careers

Who you'll learn from

Your programme content is shaped by the Department of Digital Humanities within the Faculty of Arts & Humanities at King’s College London – home to internationally respected academics – in collaboration with tech and employer partners.

Professor Stuart Dunn

Head of Department and Professor of Spatial Humanities, Department of Digital Humanities at King's College London

Professor Joanna Zylinska

Professor of Media Philosophy & Critical Digital Practice, Department of Digital Humanities at King's College London

Justin Hrabec

Subject Lead on this programme

Kevin Auyeung

Senior Product Designer

Dennis Lenard

CEO of Creative Navy

Kate Parker

Product Design Expert

Career coaching is an integral part of the Career Accelerator programmes. Coaches work with you in 1:1 sessions to identify and develop the employability traits and personal skills needed to thrive at every stage of your career.

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FAQ

Career accelerators deliver the technical skills needed to perform in real-world roles, the understanding necessary to translate those abilities into meaningful value, the human skills crucial for gaining and retaining jobs, and the reflective capabilities essential for ongoing growth.

The tuition fee for this programme is £7,995 including VAT. Ask your Enrolment Advisor about our flexible payment plans.

The majority of learning requirements can be completed asynchronously, in your own time. While attendance is strongly recommended for online webinar sessions and masterclasses, recordings will be made available at the conclusion of each session.

Live classes run mid week and outside of standard working hours. However, there is a weekly class that is timezone-friendly for the UK and South East Asia.

The programme is delivered entirely online through a virtual learning environment which is accessible from your personal computer or smartphone. Your personal Success Manager will be available to offer support and guide you through your learning journey.

Entry Requirements:

  • An academic transcript (a minimum of an undergraduate degree) OR
  • A 1-2 page CV demonstrating no less than 2 years of professional work experience in any field, a supporting letter from your employer (if available)
  • If you don’t meet any of the above criteria, you can book a call with an Enrolment Advisor for further discussion and consideration.

Supporting documents required:

  • A 500-word personal statement answering a series of questions provided by an Enrolment Advisor
  • A copy of your proof of identity in the form of a passport/drivers license or birth certificate
  • Language proficiency test results (if you haven’t completed university study in English)

These partners add industry experience to coursework development, share tech expertise and play a direct role in the portfolio project design. Through their insight into the ever-changing landscape in the digital economy, they ensure students develop skills aligned to workplace demand, offer exposure to employer networks and open up access to job opportunities.

FAQ

Career accelerators deliver the technical skills needed to perform in real-world roles, the understanding necessary to translate those abilities into meaningful value, the human skills crucial for gaining and retaining jobs, and the reflective capabilities essential for ongoing growth.

The tuition fee for this programme is £7,995 including VAT. Ask your Enrolment Advisor about our flexible payment plans.

The majority of learning requirements can be completed asynchronously, in your own time. While attendance is strongly recommended for online webinar sessions and masterclasses, recordings will be made available at the conclusion of each session.

Live classes run mid week and outside of standard working hours. However, there is a weekly class that is timezone-friendly for the UK and South East Asia.

The programme is delivered entirely online through a virtual learning environment which is accessible from your personal computer or smartphone. Your personal Success Manager will be available to offer support and guide you through your learning journey.

Entry Requirements:

  • An academic transcript (a minimum of an undergraduate degree) OR
  • A 1-2 page CV demonstrating no less than 2 years of professional work experience in any field, a supporting letter from your employer (if available)
  • If you don’t meet any of the above criteria, you can book a call with an Enrolment Advisor for further discussion and consideration.

Supporting documents required:

  • A 500-word personal statement answering a series of questions provided by an Enrolment Advisor
  • A copy of your proof of identity in the form of a passport/drivers license or birth certificate
  • Language proficiency test results (if you haven’t completed university study in English)

These partners add industry experience to coursework development, share tech expertise and play a direct role in the portfolio project design. Through their insight into the ever-changing landscape in the digital economy, they ensure students develop skills aligned to workplace demand, offer exposure to employer networks and open up access to job opportunities.