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A Quick Guide to UX Design Bootcamps in 2022

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UX Bootcamp is an immersive training program that will help you gain real-world UX experience. They will take you from total novice to fully qualified UX designer in anything from 6 months to a year.

With so many great options to choose from, it might be challenging to find the one that fits you. To make things easier, we’ve prepared a list of excellent UX Design Bootcamp for 2021 and 2022.

Types of UX Design Bootcamps

  • In-person or online bootcamps. As the name implies, in-person bootcamps happen in-person, in specific locations.
  • Full-time or part-time. The full-time program might be the one for you if you have no other major time commitments.
  • Flexible or strict study hours. The first type of bootcamps allows you to select your own study hours that fit your schedule.

Top 5 Online UX Bootcamps

1. CareerFoundry

Career foundry offers UX Design Program

Program type:

  • Full-time or part-time
  • Flexible

CareerFoundry’s UX Design Program offers:

  • 1–1 mentorship. Work 1:1 with an expert mentor and tutor, who will give personalised feedback and insight into the daily life of a UX designer.
  • Portfolio. Create a portfolio out of the real-world projects you complete.

Suitable for beginners: ✅ Yes

Job guarantee: ✅ Yes

Duration: 6 months at 30–40 hours/week or up to 10 months at 15–20 hours/week

Students rating: 4.9/5 according to CareerFoundry

Price: $7,505 if you pay upfront.

Start dates:

  • Dec 6th, 2021
  • Jan 3rd, 2022
  • Jan 17th, 2022
  • Jan 31st, 2022
  • Jan 14th, 2022
  • Feb 28th, 2022

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2. DesignLab

Designlab offers UX Academy

Program type

  • Full-time or part-time. 20hrs/wk for 28 weeks for part-time and 40hrs/wk for 15 weeks for full time.

Designlab’s UX Academy offers:

  • Portfolio projects. You will complete 4 portfolio projects to show your skills to employers.
  • 1-on-1 Mentoring. When you enroll, they’ll pair you with an experienced professional designer. You will have weekly 1–1 mentor calls to learn, improve, and iterate.

Suitable for beginners: ❌ No, you need to have experience in UX Design or enrol Foundation course by DesignLab

Job guarantee: ✅ Yes

Price: $6,749

Students rating: 4.8 Ratings based on 428 reviews (Switchup)

Start dates:

  • Jan 24th, 2022
  • Feb 21st, 2022

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3. Springboard

Springboard offers UX Career track

Program type

  • Part-time
  • Flexible

Springboard’s UX Career track offers:

  • Building your portfolio. You’ll complete three portfolio projects, including the capstone project. This will be the highlight of your portfolio.
  • Job guaranteed. The program guarantees to get you a job in UX design. If you don’t get a job within 6 months of completion, you’ll receive a full refund.
  • Unlimited 1:1 mentor support. 1-on-1 mentorship from industry experts.
  • Money-back guaranteed. You can get a full refund within 7 days if you’re not happy with the course.

Suitable for beginners: ✅ Yes

Job guarantee: ✅ Yes

Duration: 6-month program, 15–20 hours a week

Students rating: 4.74 of 5 according to Switchup

Price: $7,900 if you pay upfront.

Start date: Dec 6, 2021

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4. General Assembly

General Assembly offers UX Design Immersive Online

Program type

  • Full-time
  • Flexible

General Assembly’s UX Design Immersive offers:

  • Building your portfolio. You will showcase solo, group, and client projects to employers.
  • Personalised job support. Including employer connections.

Suitable for beginners: ✅ Yes

Job guarantee: ❌ No

Duration: 3 months

Price: $14,950 USD (😟 most expensive bootcamp in our list)

Dates:

  • Nov 29, 2021 — Mar 2, 2022
  • Dec 13, 2021 — Mar 16, 2022
  • Jan 18, 2022 — Apr 12, 2022
  • Feb 22 , 2022— May 16, 2022

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5. Interaction Design Foundation

Interaction Design Foundation offers Remote UX Bootcamps

Program type

  • Part-time
  • Flexible

Interaction Design program offers:

  • Building your portfolio. At the end of the bootcamp, you’ll have a full portfolio of projects that showcase your design process.
  • Personalised support. 1:1 sessions with mentors and course facilitators.
  • Industry-recognised certificate. Employers worldwide will recognise a Bootcamp Certificate from Interaction Design Foundation.
  • Money-back guarantee. To be eligible for the refund, you should request it within the first 14 days of the bootcamp.

Suitable for beginners: ✅ Yes

Job guarantee: ✅ Yes

Duration: 12 week

Students rating: 4.7 of 5 according to Trustpilot

Price: $2,400 (😀 least expensive bootcamp in our list)

Enroll by:

  • Dec 08, 2021
  • Jan 26, 2022

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