User Interface and User Experience Design Post Graduate Diploma with Co-op 2018-05-08T11:22:42+00:00

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Program Overview

This program is meant to teach students the essentials of User Interface Design. Students will get hands on experience learning the essentials of creating convenient user experience for web and mobile devices. Students will also get to use different software to wireframe seamless user interface, such as Sketch.

Career Opportunities

Examples include graphical user interface designer/developer, interactive media developer/programmer, multimedia developer/programmer, software developer/programmer. internet site developer/designer, web developer/designer.

Program Details

Course Length: 80 Hours

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Course Length: 80 Hours

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Course Length: 80 Hours

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Course Length: 80 Hours

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Course Length: 80 Hours

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Course Length: 80 Hours

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Course Length: 80 Hours

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Co-op Length: 780 Hours

Requirements

  1. Must be at least 19 years of age and have at least a two-year diploma
  2. Instruction is conducted in English. Students need to demonstrate that prior to enrollment they have the language abilities (see below) to successfully complete the program of their choice.
  3. Language requirement:
    1. Evidence of IELTS 6 (or equivalent) with no band under 5.5;
    2. Alternatively the student has studied at a regular institution such as a university where English is the language of instruction;
    3. Alternatively the student can pass the College’s ESL placement assessment which could include an interview.