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Learn to design a better
digital world

Become an end-to-end UX/UI professional in 24 weeks

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Online 14/08/23
£7,200 including VAT
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University of Birmingham

UX/UI boot camp

UX/UI is essential in our increasingly digital world. At the University of Birmingham UX/UI Boot Camp, we’re committed to equipping you with the fundamental skills you need to make an impact, while providing unparalleled support and resources before, during, and after your boot camp. The programme has two components: an 8-week fundamentals course, followed by the main 16-week skills boot camp in UX/UI. The structure, pacing, and time requirements are similar across all 24 weeks. Students who successfully complete both components will receive a Certificate of Attendance and Professional Certificate in UX/UI from the University of Birmingham.

Go beyond aesthetics

Learn how users interact with digital products and services, focus on front end web development, and harness cutting-edge tools to create friction-free, user-centric experiences.

Build your portfolio

Curate a portfolio that showcases the full extent of your UX/UI skills – from storyboarding and prototyping to interactive app development and responsive website design.

Get dedicated support

Benefit from a wide range of career support services, like CV and professional branding support, interview preparation, portfolio reviews, and coaching.

Earn a university credential

Receive a University of Birmingham Certificate, which you can share with your network and future employers.

What you will learn

Module 1: The “U” of UX/UI

Learn to understand the user journey through leading research techniques and methodologies.

What you will learn:

  • UX/design thinking
  • User-centred design research
  • Empathy and users
  • UX interviewing
  • Insight synthesis
  • Persona creation
  • Decision mapping
  • Prototyping
  • User testing

Module 2: Interface design

A deep dive into the necessary skills, technologies, and frameworks designers need to master in order to create functional and immersive applications.

What you will learn:

  • User interaction
  • User interface and affordance
  • InVision
  • Project management
  • User-centred design
  • Accessibility and usability
  • UI patterns and libraries
  • Atomic Design
  • Adobe XD and Figma

Module 3: Visual design theory

Learn the many other aspects of visual design that UX/UI developers rely on to build highly engaging user experiences.

What you will learn:

  • Typography
  • Heuristics, usability, and UI iterations
  • Continuity and branding in UX and UI
  • Iconography

Module 4: Web prototyping and interaction design

Create live web applications as full-fledged prototypes and experiment with more complex user interactions.

What you will learn:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • GitHub
  • Bootstrap
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery

Module 5: Final project

Work in small groups to put into practice the software, skills, and techniques you’ve learned.

Invest in your career. Explore financial options.
Interest-free payment plan
Pay an initial deposit and split the rest of your tuition into monthly instalments with no interest.
Early registration
Enrol by the early registration deadline and get £700 off tuition cost when paid in full.
Study now, pay later
EdAid’s interest-free, income-based payments are 10% of pre-tax monthly income, and only commence when you are earning above £25,000 per annum.
‘Women in Tech’ and
‘Diversity in Tech’ £4,000 scholarships
Qualified applicants can apply for scholarship funds.

Disclaimer: edX Boot Camps (UK) Limited (FCA Registration Number 923143) and 2U, Inc. (FCA Registration Number 924686) are Introducer Authorised Representatives of EdAid Foundation (FCA Registration Number 813354).

Neither edX Boot Camps (UK) Limited nor University of Birmingham receives any commissions or payments for referrals or successful loan applications made through EdAid, which is authorised and regulated by the FCA.

The EdAid’s loan approval criteria will apply and you should consider the terms and conditions of any loan carefully. We are not credit advisors. We make no representations about whether you will be given a loan.

You should consider carefully whether a loan from EdAid will be suitable for you. We are not responsible for representations made to you by EdAid.

The next UX/UI boot camp starts 14 August 2023.
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A powerful educational partnership

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.

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.

About the Department for Education/Skills for Life

Skills Bootcamps scholarships are funded for learners by the Department for Education (DfE) as part of their Skills for Life scheme. The DfE invests in lifelong learning, helping people gain new skills in a flexible and accessible way at any stage of their lives.