Graduate Cert. in User Experience (UX) Design
Humber College’s User Experience (UX) Design graduate certificate simulates the interdisciplinary approaches needed to achieve an innovation process with a focus on design desirability, technological feasibility and business viability.
|Full-time Duration:||1 year|
|Starting in:||September 2020|
|Tuition Fee:||CAD 8,710 per semester|
|Location:||North Campus (Toronto, Canada)|
In two semesters, you will be prepared to innovate by problem finding through design research, problem understanding through synthesis, and problem solving through design and prototyping experiences. You will learn how to create valuable courses of action by generating design problem hypotheses, structured design process plans, compelling UX deliverables and persuasive arguments.
You will learn human-centered design methods and rhetoric that ground your design in the needs of the public. In addition, you will learn how to use interaction design and design systems through industry-standard quality assurance methods, and how to design and implement user interfaces to follow corporate strategies. A variety of conceptual and practical work will help you develop effective UX design skills.
As a user experience designer, you will employ the work-practice of prototyping concepts in order to describe ways to integrate digital services with material products and environments. As a UX researcher, you will discover insights through usability testing and apply them to create value for corporate clients and their customers. Toward the conclusion of this Humber College’s User Experience (UX) Design graduate certificate, you will convert your acquired skills and achievements into a portfolio of design products that will help you launch a career as a UX design professional. This program fosters the practical discipline, relevance and currency essential in the contemporary, ever-growing UX job market.
- Human-centred Rhetoric
- Empathic Research Frameworks
- Human-centred Design Methods
- Organizational Sociology
- Quality Assurance for Interactive Systems
- Deliverables for UX Researchers
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“I choose Humber College based on the curriculum and networking opportunities the diploma in Media Communications offers. During the program, I’ve learned how to produce and edit photos and videos and develop graphic design pieces as well.”
Alice Lopes, Brazil – Minas Gerais // Diploma, Media Communications
Typical careers for graduates include interaction designer, user experience researcher, user experience designer, information architect, product designer, communication designer and information designer.