Course description

Learn how to conduct, synthesize and share qualitative research with design and product teams. Discover the differences between quantitative and qualitative research and explore common research methods used in product and agency environments. Gain hands-on experience writing research plans, preparing discussion guides and conducting user interviews. Synthesize these findings and develop themes and a strategic direction based on the data.


Students must enrol in all four courses in the User Experience (UX) Design program at the same time.

Please contact CE Registration Services to register. 

Phone: 403.440.3833 or 1.877.287.8001

Email: ceregservices@mtroyal.ca



XUXD 10001 - Fundamentals of UX Design with a minimum grade of D

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Section title
UX Design Research
ON - Online
Jul 03, 2023 to Aug 27, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery options
Course Fee(s)
TXUX non-credit $1,099.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 29, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 29, 2023
Reading List / Textbook

Hall, E. (2013). Just Enough Research, A Book Apart Publishing (ISBN-10: 1937557103, ISBN-13: 978-1937557102).

Goodman, E., Kuniavsk, M. & Moed, A. (2012) Observing the User Experience: A Practitioner’s Guide to User Research. Elsevier ( ISBN-10: 0123848695, ISBN-13: 978-0123848697).

Gray, D., Brown, S. & Macanufo, J. (2010). Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers. O’Reilly. (ISBN-10: 0596804172, ISBN-13: 978-0596804176).

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Section Notes

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