Springboard Opportunities and HCI
The Springboard+ upskilling initiative offers free and subsidised courses leading to qualifications in areas where there are employment opportunities in the economy.
DCU has been a global leader in digital learning for over 25 years. We have a variety of Springboard+ courses on offer that will help you stand out in the workplace and grow professionally. Whether you're employed and wishing to upskill, unemployed, returning to work, or an employer wanting to upskill their workforce, our Springboard+ courses offer flexible online learning opportunities. Explore your options below.
Certificate in User Experience
This one year, part-time course addresses a gap in the labour market for UX/UI developers/designers as identified in the National Skills Bulletin. The course has been designed to provide participants with an immersive set of modules relating to enhancing users online experience (UX) and supporting user interaction (UI).
Higher Diploma in Interaction Design
This two year, part-time course has been designed to provide participants with the fundamentals of computing together with an immersive set of modules which explore web related applications to enhance online experience (UX) and support user interaction (UI)
Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Energy Systems
This Springboard+ course prepares graduates with the knowledge and competence to meet the changing world of sustainability and the growing global challenge of transitioning to zero carbon, environmentally sound, reliable, affordable and sustainable energy systems.