Beginner to Advanced courses that are completely free
UX as a field and a career is continuously growing and there are many people showing interest in the field. At times it becomes difficult to get a clear picture and many struggle in finding the right place to start. Internet is filled with articles and videos covering all aspects of UX Design. Many institutions offer certifications and there are plenty of paid online courses. In Youtube we can find many channels dedicated to UX. But, how do we pick courses that are informative and useful enough while being affordable. For those who plan to take UX as a profession after college or those who decide to switch their career, a brief understanding about the field beforehand without spending much money will be really helpful.
Here are some of the best courses I have come across that are completely free.
These are starter courses to get the fundamentals and basics of UX Design correct.
What is UX Design?
- UX Fundamentals - Gymnasium
- An Awesome Free UX Design Course For Beginners
- User Experience Basics - Online Course
UI and Visual Design
Basics of UI and Visual design is imperative for beginners to cover all aspects of UX and to build their portfolio as well.
Basics of Visual Design from Carnegie Mellon University
UI Design course from MIT
Intermediate level courses
- Introduction to User Experience Design | Coursera
- Human-Computer Interaction I: Fundamentals & Design Principles
Product Design Course from Google
- Human-Computer Interaction
- User Experience (UX) Design: Human Factors and Culture in Design | 设计的人因与文化
- Designing the User Experience
- Product Design: The Delft Design Approach
Design of Everyday things course from Don Norman
dschool crash course
Introduction to Psychology
Graphic Design basics
This is by no means a definite list as there are plenty of courses out there. I will add more free courses to this list and you can also add any other free UX courses that you came across in the comments below. That will surely help the fellow learners :) Keep Learning