University of Birmingham Boot Camps

Learn real-world skills to boost your career.

Why get skills-based training at the University of Birmingham?

Give your skills and career a boost with University of Birmingham Boot Camp in UX/UI. If you are looking to move up the ladder, reinvent yourself professionally or increase your earnings, we have rigorous and fast-paced programmes to teach you highly sought-after skills. You will take part in a collaborative classroom experience with hands-on learning taught by experienced instructors. The 24-week part-time courses are scheduled to fit into your life, with convenient evening sessions. As you become more proficient, you will work on real projects with guidance from industry professionals. With extensive support and a wide array of resources, we will help you find your path to success.

Boot camp features

  • Cover both theory and application with informative lectures and a variety of individual and team exercises
  • Get access to in-depth career planning advice
  • Benefit from a wide list of support services to help you as you study on the programme
  • Build a comprehensive professional portfolio of projects demonstrating your expertise in the skills covered

*The material covered in these courses is subject to change due to market demand.

Boot camp benefits

  • Work with a network of local employers
  • Take part in a networking Project Demo day with local professionals
  • Advance your skill set without leaving your current job
  • Study part-time on a convenient evening schedule
  • Gain a University of Birmingham certificate on completion of the course

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What you will learn

  • Build a strong foundation through strategically designed curricula, obtaining the knowledge needed to begin or advance your career in user experience research / user interface design.
  • You will gain real-world experience working in a team setting and apply your knowledge through hands-on projects.
  • Our programmes provide career services to help reinforce your job search, including portfolio and CV reviews, technical interview training, mock interviews, soft-skills training, 1:1 coaching, and more.

What graduates receive

  • You will receive continued 1:1 career coaching with your career director after programme completion.
  • As a graduate you will benefit from Demo Day — a quarterly networking event with local professionals to showcase your final project.
  • You will earn a certificate of completion from University of Birmingham showcasing your accomplishments through an esteemed university.
  • You will demonstrate your skills through an impressive professional portfolio of applications and projects.

Employers we work with

About The University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham is ranked amongst the world’s top 100 institutions and has been challenging and developing students for more than a century. Characterised by a tradition of innovation, our work brings people from across the world to study either online or on our campuses in Birmingham and Dubai.

We recognise that in an increasingly fast-paced world, flexibility in terms of how and where you undertake your studies is important. Our portfolio of programmes offers a modern solution for today’s students.

We strive for even greater success, equipping our graduates with the knowledge and skills to excel in their chosen careers and to enhance the impact they will make around the world.

This programme is offered through the University of Birmingham, in partnership with edX.

About edX

edX, part of 2U Inc., works with respected universities and organizations to deliver innovative, skills-based training to a community of over 45 million learners around the world to support them at every stage of their lives and careers. edX delivers boot camps through an immersive learning experience with expert services and valuable resources. As of 2021, graduates have been hired by 6,700+ companies, including more than 62% of the Fortune 100.