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User Experience Design (BDes)


User Experience Design (BDes)

 brantford

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User experience (UX) designers seek to create something new for the world by combining creativity, strategic design thinking, user research and social awareness.

In order to succeed as a UX designer, you need to have the intellectual tools to think critically about the world and understand how cultural, societal, economic, political and environmental factors contribute to users’ experiences.


Program Highlights

  • Co-op option available.
  • Portfolio development: Tangible evidence of work.
  • Launchpad opportunities: Practical work and entrepreneurial experience.
  • Employable skills: CNN Money ranked UX Designer #14 in their top 100 jobs for 2015.
  • Experiential learning: Most courses working with real-world design challenges and real clients.
  • Interdisciplinary approach: Electives in journalism, public relations, psychology, business, cultural heritage, educational technologies, social justice and more.

Sample Courses

  • Design Thinking I and II
  • UX Strategy
  • Maker Lab I and II
  • Mobile Application Design Lab
  • Design Digital and Social Media
  • Web Design I and II
  • Design of Immersive Experiences
  • Information Design
  • Capstone Design Project
  • Visual Design I and II
  • Information Architecture
  • Project Management
  • Interaction Design I and II
  • Immersive Technologies

Requirements

International Baccalaureate Requirements

  • HL or SL English at 4.
  • IB Minimum Score: 24.

Find equivalent requirements for additional curriculums in the admissions toolkits

Design Your Degree

These are a few popular academic opportunities which allow you to dive deeper into your major area of study or broaden your knowledge:

  • Psychology Minor
  • Media Studies Option
  • Leadership Minor/Option
  • Indigenous Studies Minor
  • Entrepreneurship Option
  • Game Design and Development Specialization

Check out other options to enhance your degree.

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