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BCS Foundation Certificate in User Experience

Understand the principles behind optimal design and architecture – and start improving user experience for your customers.

Who is it for?

Anyone involved in the design and evaluation of user interfaces (interface designers, usability engineers, requirement engineers, product managers).

Entry requirements

  • None. Training with a BCS accredited training provider is recommended.

What will I learn?

  • Guiding principles

  • User research

  • Illustrating the context of use

  • Measuring usability

  • Information architecture

  • Interaction design

  • Visual design

  • User interface prototyping

  • Usability evaluation

How do I get this qualification?

Training and exam (recommended)

Take this course with one of our accredited training providers.

How long will it take?

Classroom courses normally last three days.

Where can I study?

At a BCS accredited training provider near you.

How much does it cost?

Course prices vary depending on your chosen training provider and course format.

Exam only (self study)

Ideal if you’re self-motivated and already know something about user experience.

How long will it take?

It usually takes a minimum of 18 hours to prepare for the exam.

Where do I sit my exam?

At a BCS accredited training provider near you.

How much does it cost?

Exam price: £192 (£160.00 + VAT)

What format is the exam?

  • One hour ‘closed book’ with 40 multiple choice questions

  • Pass mark is 65% (26/40)