Certificate in Design Experience and Interface

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This course equips learners with the skills of design evaluation related to enhancing user experience and interface of a service and/or product. Learners will apply access points of low-fidelity design to user interfaces and develop user engagement processes required for gesture-based interfaces. This course is recommended for working professionals who are interested in the design process behind higher standards of user experiences pertaining to their services and products (industries such as banking, logistics or maritime).

Terms and Conditions

Learners will be presented a Certificate upon successful completion of the course.

Class Schedule*

January 2021 Intake

Day of the Week Time Duration
Online: Every Tuesday 7.00pm to 10.00pm


  • The above schedules are subjected to final confirmation.

Module 1 – Design Experience (8 sessions x 3 hours)

This module equips learners with the skills to evaluate design processes related to services and products. Using a case study of their choice, learners will observe a specific area of user experience related to a service and/or product before developing recommendations to improve user interaction and experience. Learners will be engaged in user research, identifying key differences between different user personas, developing content strategies and appropriate wireframes, prototyping and usability testing.

Module Content
  • Fundamental Principles of UX; Design Thinking
  • Core Competencies in UX
  • UX Research
  • Personas and the Journey Map
  • Difficulty Matrix or Prioritisation Grid

Module 2 – Design Interface (8 sessions x 3 hours)

This module equips learners with the skills of applying access points of low-fidelity design interaction to user interfaces such as designs’ control panels and faces, oral-auditory interaction and wireframe gesture-based interfaces. Learners will develop the process of user engagement with gesture-based interfaces.

Module Content
  • Trends in Design Interface
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • User Interface Design
  • Redesigning Spaces
  • Users Specifications and Requirements
  • Ideation / Sketching, Prototyping
  • Playback and usability design

Applicants must be 17 years old and above.

Course Prerequisite

  • Applicants are required to have access to a computer with an internet connection. Video and audio communication in computers may be used in lessons.

Note: While tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices may allow for completion of some coursework, they are not guaranteed to work in all course aspects.

Course Fees

Certificate in Design Experience and Interface S$880

Other Fees

Registration Fee S$48.10

All fees stated above include GST and exclude material costs.


SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website (www.skillsfuture.sg/credit) to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

Union Training Assistance Programme
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Terms and conditions apply.

Address (for payment via cheque)

Cheques should be crossed and made payable to the 'Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts' and send to:
80 Bencoolen Street (S) 189655. The student's name, NRIC/Passport number and contact number must be written on the reverse side of the cheque.

Refund of Fees

Withdrawal within 14 days before the course commencement date Course fee^ will be refunded after deduction of S$107.00 as administrative charges.
Withdrawal on or after course commencement date
No refund will be given.
^Registration fees and miscellaneous fees are non-refundable.

Cancellation/ Postponement

  • NAFA reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course without prior notice.
    In the event that the class is unable to proceed due to unforeseen circumstances, NAFA will process a full refund of the course fees.

Withdrawal/ Deferment/ Transfer

  • Withdrawal or deferment requests should be made in writing with supporting relevant documents (if any) to Centre for Lifelong Education. Request for deferment is subject to approval.
  • No deferment is allowed once the course has commenced.
  • No transfer of course upon registration.

Replacement of Classes

  • There is strictly no replacement lesson should the participant absent himself/herself from the course.

The Academy reserves the right to alter the rules and regulations, course contents, class schedule and fee structures without prior notice.

January 2021 Intake (Registration Closed)
Study Period: 4 January - 16 May 2021

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For enquires, please email or call CLE at: [email protected] | 6512 1388

The Academy reserves the right to alter the rules and regulations, course contents, class schedule and fee structures without prior notice.


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