User Experience Design Bootcamp
16-Week Career Program
Next Bootcamp Kickoff: Winter/Spring 2023
For more info on the program, careers, and tuition grants download the info pack!
Become a UX Designer
“Today, brands and products are struggling to match the speed and agility of the modern consumer who is always on and always distracted. More than ever, User Experience professionals are needed to build experiences that elevate brands and transform businesses.
The UX Bootcamp is a hands-on education platform that trains agency and client-side professionals to understand, learn and apply Human-Centred Design – at the intersection of creativity, people, and technology – to build digital experiences that people love.”
Hear more from David, our Program Director, as to why UX experiences are important.
In just 16 weeks, you’ll be fully immersed in the world of User Experience (UX) design in an online platform. Through a series of mentor-led lectures and hands-on digital working sessions, you’ll explore each stage of the UX design process. These classes and projects will also be supplemented with Toolbox sessions, which teach tangible and transferable skills. The program will conclude with a an additional 3 day UX Sprint Project on top of you main Project.
We are also encouraging that you bring your own passion project to work on alongside the school projects, going though the same process and getting feedback from your instructors.
Working Industry Mentors & Instructors
Theory + Application Based Learning
Real World Projects & Case Studies
Portfolio and Job Search Prep
Our program works with our agency partners to adop their platforms and practices for industry standard communication and UX Design.
Work with a Real Client
Gain insight into real world UX projects by working with a client for the full 16 weeks. Past Clients Include:
The Bootcamp Runs April 20th - August 6th 2021
(Sixteen Weeks) Application Deadline is April 12 2021
2021 Weekly Schedule
Tuesday – Thursday
‘In Class’ per Week
of Assignments per Week
came with no existing design background
of bootcampers used new skills immediately
“The Instructors that were brought in were fantastic. They all had incredibly great insights into the industry, the role that we should be doing after we’re done with this course, some really good takeaways. It’s intense. It’s fantastic. It is absolutely filled with everything that you’re going to need to get into a UX role.”
“The UX bootcamp at M.AD was a perfect segue from University/College into working a real job. Not only did I receive superb guidance from people working in the tech industry, but I also made lasting connections with a group of like-minded, passionate, and talented individuals – all while working on with a real client, on a real project. Thanks to M.AD, I recently got hired as a Junior UX designer at Canada’s largest advertising agency.”
Course Modules & Takeaways
Over the 16 weeks you will:
- Learn a Brief History of UX Design
- Research and Understand User Needs
- Write an Experience Brief
- Build a Design Framework
- Create a Working Prototype
- Test Your Work
- Craft Portfolio Pieces
- Learn How to Present
Tuition for the UX design Bootcamp is $7500CDN (for both domestic and international students) and is due one week prior to the beginning of classes, as well as a $100 application fee.
Early Bird Pricing:
If you apply and register for the program before the dates below, you will receive the following discounts.
- Before January 1st, 2022 = 30% discount.
- Before February 1st, 2022. = 20% discount.
- Before March 1st, 2022 = 10% discount.
- Registration after March 1st, 2022 is subject to full price.
Please check out Financial Aid Section to see the various scholarships and payment plans we offer.
Applicants are accepted on the basis of an interview, references and an appraisal of their application.
- Enrolment Contract.
- Current Resume demonstrating your experience.
- Creative exercise to complete.
- One original letter of recommendation from professional or academic reference.
- A copy of two valid forms of ID – drivers license, passport, birth certificate or PR Card.
- A copy of the highest diploma achieved or official transcript from the school last attended.
- Administrative fee of $100.
Please contact our Admissions Director to see if you are eligible by sending a copy of your most updated resume (or LinkedIn profile). Note: the program is capped at 20 students.
Ontario will compensate independent businesses between 70-85% of tuition costs – meaning you’ll only pay $1350-$2700 for 12 weeks of training! (This grant is only available to Ontario businesses training employees – contact email@example.com for more information).
Have any Questions?
Feel free to reach out to an Admissions Advisor for no-strings-attached info about:
- Career Advice
- Application Process
- Financial Aid and Grants
- The Student Experience
Prices Increase February 1st 2022
Apply now to get a 20% discount on full tuition costs to kick start your UX career.
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