Lifelong Learning

Lifelong Learning Office (LLO) is offering a course to students who are interested in studying web design and are required to have an intermediate level of design skills. This course will cover essential practical steps needed to plan, design, build and prototype a website using specific design and development tools that include Adobe XD, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator.

Course Content:

i. Intro

  1. How does the web work?
  2. Where to start?
  3. What is needed?
  4. What is UX & UI design?
ii. Plan

  1. Concepts a designer needs to know
  2. Stages and planning of web design
iii. Design (mockups)

  1. Anatomy of a website (desktop and mobile)
  2. Creation of a pre-design
iv. Prototype Development

  1. Layout and structure
  2. Layout, styles and elements
v. Next steps – environments and deployments


Instructor:Filipa Martins de Abreu
Date:01 March to 31 March 2022
Time:Tue, Thu, 19:00 – 21:00
Duration:20 Hours (10Sessions)
Location:University of Saint Joseph – IIha Verde Campus
Delivery of Mode:Face-to-face Lecture
Tuition Fee:MOP1,600
Targeted Participants:Interested parties
(required to have an intermediate level of design skills)

Biography of Speaker:

Filipa Martins is currently an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the University of Saint Joseph ( USJ) in Macao, SAR.
She has a Doctoral Degree in Science and Technology of the Arts from the Catholic University of Portugal – School of Arts in Porto, a Master in Multimedia & Entertainment Technology (MSc) from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University – School of Design, and a Bachelor in Communication Design (Portuguese Licenciatura) from the University of Lisbon – Faculty of Fine Arts.

She joined USJ as a visiting lecturer and is presently an Assistant Professor and the Design degrees Coordinator at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. She is currently the FAH Pedagogical Council President. She is also part of the University Senate and the General Council and is the Faculty staff appointed to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) team.

She is teaching Graphic and Interactive Design, Creativity and Entrepreneurship, Theory and History of Art, Project and Design Management, and Interactive Technologies. Filipa is a designer focusing on innovative digital experiences based on play, engagement, and fun, fostering creative behaviours in learning environments.

Simultaneously as a professor, a researcher and a designer, her passion lies in digital and interaction design, with focal points in game design, research and development. User-centred design, creativity, psychology and meditation methodologies are also part of her research interests that share a facet with game design. Her current research focuses on game design, tangible interactions and mobile platforms in the learning environment. Between 2005 and 2014, she worked for various private and public corporations as a researcher, lecturer, project leader, design manager and creative director in Portugal, Hong Kong and Macao, focusing on R&D, game design, marketing strategies and solutions, digital interactive products and branding.

Note: This course has been submitted for D.S.E.D.J. 2020-2023 Continuing Education Development Subsidy Scheme; the Lifelong Learning Public Programmes Tuition Fee Discount Policy (LLO-529) is NOT available for applying for this course.


A three-step flow of “Registration, Notification, Enrolment” applies.

Applicants should first register (through methods listed in the “Registration” section on our website) during the application period of a Programme. Accepted Registrants will be notified through SMS and they must complete the application process in person during the period mentioned in the SMS, with a valid copy of Macao Resident ID Card.

A certificate of completion will be issued for participants fulfilling an attendance rate of 70%.

Withdrawal applications must follow stated policies.

Remark: Programmes may be cancelled due to insufficient registration.