User Experience (UX) Design Certificate

Learn how to create interactive digital products that people love and want to use.

This full-time intensive program focuses on equipping students with the fundamentals of user experience (UX) design for digital products and services. Grounded in a human-centered approach, students will develop theoretical, technical, and applied skills in UX design while gaining hands-on experience in real world case studies, app design and prototyping, digital interface design, and basic coding and programming for the web.

Developed in consultation with industry professionals, this program features current trends and innovations in user experience design. Research, critical thinking, problem solving, communication and collaboration are emphasized throughout. Students develop a professional portfolio and complete the program with a range of in-demand skills that employers are looking for.

Graduates join a thriving community of ECU alum with access to a robust professional network and mentoring opportunities.

Upcoming Deadlines

September 2023 Cohort
Early Deadline - April 15 2023
International Applicant Deadline - April 15 2023
Final Deadline - June 15 2023

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Program Information

Q: What is the difference between the User Experience (UX) Design Certificate Program and a Bachelor Degree in Interaction Design?
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Applicants + Students

Q: Am I eligible to apply for this program?
Q: I have never used Adobe CC or any other design tools or software. Am I still eligible to apply?
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Q: What is the application process?
Q: Do I need to provide proof of English Language Proficiency?
Q: I am currently employed, and would like to keep my job while attending this program. What should I take into consideration?

Review Process

Q: What is the application review process?
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Funding + Financial Aid

Q: As a Domestic student, I plan to apply for financial aid. What should I take into consideration?
Q: Where can I find more information about the WorkBC funding opportunity?

Study Permits

Q: As an International student, I will be applying for Study Permit. What should I take into consideration?
Q: As an International Student, can I apply for a Post Graduate Work Permit?