User experience (UX) designers are trained professionals who understand how to ensure that the entire experience a person has with a product, service, environment or message is a positive one. UX designers employ a wide range of methods for:
UX professionals are in high demand and have been ranked 14th on CNN Money’s list of the 100 Best Jobs. This is likely due to the fact that UX professionals are valuable in a wide range of industries including retail, medicine, technology, finance, education and government.
All User Experience Design (UXD) courses will be taught at Laurier throughout your four-year degree by qualified instructors who have extensive and current experience in either UX design, graphic design or web design, or a combination of these fields.
You will gain hands-on experience in labs and studio environments where you will apply your knowledge to real-world design challenges. All of this is available at our Brantford campus, taught by experienced University faculty.
Interested students can apply to participate in co-op and complete their degree in five years while gaining practical work experience. Students in co-op complete their work term during fourth year and return to campus for year five.
These are a few popular academic opportunities which allow you to dive deeper into your major area of study or broaden your knowledge:
Check out other options to enhance your degree.
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