• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Toronto, Canada
The Bachelor of Design program from Humber College is broadly focused on user experience design (UX design), meeting an increasing demand for designers who are prepared to design and to innovate for the ways people use technology every day. 

Overview

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

The Bachelor of Design program from Humber College emphasizes a “people-first” approach, applying principles of human-centered design and research to solve problems. With an emphasis on social responsibility, students are encouraged to demonstrate curiosity, resilience and empathy for end-users as a means to find creative solutions to the many challenges faced in modern technology culture.

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, visual literacy, digital technology, qualitative research, creativity and innovation, interaction 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. 

Career

Graduates of this program will find work as design thinkers, information architects, researchers and user experience designers in fields including retail service, brand experience, social service interactions, health-care provision, travel and hospitality, financial services, safety and security, entertainment, and leisure.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Deadline for equal consideration in the admission process: February 1. Post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Fundamentals of User Experience Design
  • Writing for Designers
  • Design Theory
  • Design Practice
  •  Collaborative Design Processes 
  •  Prototyping for Discovery 
  • Usability Testing 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    84

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  • Minimum required score:

    560

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General Requirements

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17420 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8710 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7442 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3721 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Toronto

  • 1502 - 2570 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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