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undergraduate

Degree

Bachelor of Design – User Experience

Course code: #DS411

undergraduate

Degree

Bachelor of Design – User Experience

Quick facts

  • Annual tuition (2022)

    $20,525 CAD

  • Application fee

    $75 CAD

  • Duration

    4 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    65 out of 100

Highlights
Work-Placement

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start& deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-February-2023 2023-02-01
Fall-September 01-February-2024 2024-02-01
Fall-September 01-February-2025 2025-02-01

Overview

Bachelor of Design – User Experience

The Bachelor of Design - User Experience program at Humber College is broadly focused on UX design, meeting an increasing demand for designers who are prepared to design for the ways people use technology every day.

Blending design thinking and practical UX process and deliverables, the program develops designers who can critically engage with our rapidly changing technological world.

The program emphasizes a people-first approach, applying principles of human-centered design and research to solve problems. 

This innovative program of interdisciplinary, collaborative and project-based learning prepares students to join the challenging world of design for the experience economy. 

Courses are developed in collaboration with industry partners to develop advanced capabilities in design tools and methods, communications, user interface design (UI), visual literacy, digital technology, qualitative research, creativity and innovation, interaction design, and service design.

The program applies evidence-based design and research methods to services and digital projects, including websites, apps, VR/AR/MR, Voice UI and other emerging interfaces. 

Projects extend across corporate, not-for-profit and civic environments. 

Work Placement

Students will participate in a mandatory work placement which takes place in the summer semester between years 3 and 4. 

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$30,715

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $9,144
Accommodation 1 bed room $10,190
Tuition 1 person $20,525

Hourly wage

Min wage

16.55 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • Passport or Visa Documents

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

84
21
listening
21
writing
21
speaking
21
reading

PTE

58
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
  • CAEL Online or In-Person: Overall band score of 60 and Writing of 60
  • Duolingo Language Test+: 115 and above
EAP Entry RequirementLead toDuration
EAP Level *

Successful completion of all EAP courses

with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 60% in Level 8 

60% meets the language proficiency requirement for Humber Diploma Programs 

75% meets the language proficiency requirement for Humber Degree Programs 

80% meets the language proficiency requirement for Humber Post-Graduate Programs

8 weeks per level
EAP Level *CEFR stageIELTSTOEFL PBTOEFL iBT 
Level 1N/A2.040032 (no score below 8)
Level 2A1-1 to A1-22.541736 (no score below 9)
Level 3A1-2 to A2-13.043340 (no score below 10) 
Level 4A2-1 to A2-23.545044 (no score below 11)
Level 5A2-2 to B1-14.046752 (no score below 13)
Level 6B1-1 to B1-24.548756 (no score below 14) 
Level 7B1-2 to B2-15.050764 (no score below 16)
Level 8B2-1 to B2-25.552772 (no score below 18)

Academic background and requirement

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:

  • Grade 12 English (ENG4U or equivalent) minimum 70 per cent
  • One of Grade 12 U or M level course from among the following subject areas: Computer Science, Visual Arts, Media Arts, Computer Engineering Technology or Business Leadership Management minimum 65 per cent
  • Four Grade 12 Electives at the M or U Level or Equivalent
  • Overall minimum grade point average (GPA) 65 per cent

India:

  • All India Senior School Certificate/Higher Secondary School Certificate
  • Year 12 State Board Exams
  • With a minimum grade of 70 or above in required program subjects.
  • Transcripts for any post-secondary courses or programs completed

China:

  • The National Senior High School Examination with a minimum grade of 70% or B in relevant subjects (School Leaving Certificate).
  • Graduation Certificate awarded by the senior (upper) middle school; may be academic or vocationally oriented with a minimum of B or 70% in relevant subjects.
  • Matriculation Examination with a minimum mark of 525.
  • Transcripts for any post-secondary courses or programs completed

Iran:

  • Diplom-Metevaseth/National High School Diploma with a minimum grade of 14 in required program subjects
  • Transcripts for any post-secondary courses or programs completed

Career opportunities

  • User Experience (UX) Designer
  • UI Designer
  • Design Thinker
  • Information Architect
  • Design Researcher
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Mobile Applications Developer
  • Game Developer
  • Computer Network Specialist
  • Database Administrator
  • Web Systems Designer

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