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What you will learn

Gain contemporary skills and knowledge for your job now.

In an era of new technologies, creating products that stand out in a crowded market requires striking the right balance between human-centred and technology-driven approaches.

This course is ideal for technology and design practitioners, as well as anyone interested in design thinking, who want to bring these methods together to create inventive user-friendly products that solve genuine problems.

This Melbourne MicroCert has been developed in collaboration with MAKE Studios, a strategic design consultancy based in Melbourne and Hong Kong.

This course is includes a 1-day workshop at our Interactive Technologies Lab.

Explore human-centred and tech-driven design

Examine inquiry-led human-centred design processes and compare these to invention-led technology-oriented perspectives. Learn to adapt your process to incorporate both approaches and push your ideas into adventurous spaces.

Immerse yourself in interactive technologies

Gain hands-on experience with novel interactive devices in an immersive workshop with leading industry professionals. Explore recent advances and trends in emerging interactive technologies, including eye-tracking, VR, AR and AI.

Progress your ideas

During ideation sessions, explore methods for driving ideas into unchartered territory enabled by emerging technologies. Understand how to elicit valuable customer feedback during user experience research.

Harness and apply prototyping techniques

Apply techniques for prototyping experiences beyond screens. Gain strategies to help stakeholders envision future applications of emerging technologies.

Conceptualise an original interactive design

Understand how to harness emerging technologies to design original interactive products that incorporate an exceptional user experience. Use your new knowledge to conceptualise and submit a design for a novel interactive system.

Who you will learn from

Learn from skilled academics and professional experts who will share invaluable knowledge you can use in your job.

Dr Eduardo Velloso

Senior lecturer and researcher

Eduardo is a creative technologist and researcher who designs novel interactions for emerging technologies. He has a particular interest in user experiences enabled by novel input and sensing modalities, the design of new interaction devices and techniques, and the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning in interactive systems. His work has received awards from leading publications in Human-Computer Interaction, including best papers at CHI, TOCHI, UIST, and TEI.


For individuals

To take Experience Design for Emerging Technologies as a stand-alone Melbourne MicroCert, you'll pay the normal course price.

$1190.00 AUD (inc GST)

Please contact Student Support to discuss discounts and payment options for University of Melbourne staff or alumni, or to pay by invoice.

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Registration closes Oct 1, 2023

For teams

If you have three or more team members who are keen to upskill with Experience Design for Emerging Technologies, get in touch to discuss pricing. For large groups, we can also deliver and contextualise this course exclusively for your organisation.

Pricing on request


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2 October – 29 October 2023

Registration closes Oct 1, 2023

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